A Timeline of Oroville Events - 2017 Auburn Upstream Cofferdam Failure, 3 months ago   07:27

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Lake Oroville and Oroville Dam in Butte County are part of the State Water Project and an important source of water for Southern California. The Metropolitan Water District is the largest of the state water contractors and imports about 30% of the Southland's water supplies from Northern California.

Oroville's main spillway suffered severe damage in early February when flood control releases from the lake eroded sections of the concrete channel. Watch a timeline of the events as they unfolded.

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Auburn Upstream Cofferdam Failure, A Timeline of Oroville Events - 2017 3 months ago   09:30

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Auburn Upstream Cofferdam Failure, 02/18/1986 -
A video showing the breaching of the cofferdam built in Auburn CA due to the heavy rains of February 1986. This dam breach is mentioned in Nature Noir. This video recording shows 125,000 cubic feet of water as it flowed down the Lower American River through Sacramento to the confluence with the Sacramento River.