The California Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) has added a new webcam offering the public a 24-hour view of the Oroville Spillway water releases and construction. This camera complements an existing webcam at the Lake Oroville Visitor Center that… Continue Reading
Water, water, everywhere. I’ve lived in California since 1978 and I’ve never seen the north state so saturated with rain and runoff. The floods of 1997 have already been surpassed, at least in my mind, and the bad news is… Continue Reading
The Butte County Sheriff has lifted the Oroville Spillway evacuation order, but an evacuation warning remains in effect as significant rainfall is expected over the next week. United Way of Northern California (UWNC) will continue to provide important information through… Continue Reading
Water rushes down as residents watch water levels riser when spillway breaks down. The Evacuation center at the fair grounds, Chico. Photos by Charles Finlay.
In the end, the water always finds a way to win. Regardless of what stands in its way, it will find its way back to the ocean. And sometimes, like it has in the past few weeks, it decides to… Continue Reading