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Latest aerial view of Lake Oroville spillway repair area

The state Department of Water Resources reports that contractors continue to remove sediment and debris below the Lake Oroville spillway. Lake levels have risen 3 feet to elevation 843 feet since the spillway gates were closed. Flows to meet fishery requirements are being met by releases through the Thermalito Diversion Dam and Thermalito Afterbay River Outlet, according to the DWR. The total flow to the Feather River remains at 2500 cfs. The operation will continue 24 hours per day.

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Joe Johnston The Tribune
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Watch sea otters (and their pups) play, spin and swim near Morro Bay

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Oroville Dam shuts down main spillway, crews begin damage assessment

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See the damage evolve: Oroville spillway erosion over time

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