Feds order independent panel to examine #OrovilleDam


Better late than never as the saying goes.

The federal agency that issued the license for the troubled Oroville Dam on Monday ordered state officials to convene an independent panel of five experts to assess the damaged dam and issue recommendations.

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission also ordered the Department of Water Resources, which manages the dam, to perform a “forensic analysis aimed at determining the cause” of the failures in both the main spillway that fractured.

Read the whole story in the Sacramento Bee


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