Lake Oroville News

1/15/2020 11:30:00 PM
Water is flowing down the rebuilt spillway of the nation's tallest dam for the first time since it crumbled two years ago and threatened to flood California communities along the Feather River. The ...

1/13/2020 9:36:00 AM
Action News Now
BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - The Bureau of Land Management fire crews will be burning piles of brush and small trees near Lake Oroville in Butte County from Monday, Jan. 13, through Friday, Jan. 17. Crews ...

1/13/2020 4:28:00 AM
Chico Enterprise-Record
534-9960. Weekdays. Butte County Public Health Department: Oroville clinic, 78 Table Mountain Blvd. Appointments, 538-7341. Weekly. Alcoholics Anonymous, Lake Oroville Fellowship: Noon, 8 p.m. 2471 ...

1/12/2020 9:24:00 AM
Chico Enterprise-Record
CHICO — Local Boy Scouts collected more than 1,200 Christmas trees Saturday to benefit fish in Lake Oroville. Boy Scout Troop 2 continued its annual tradition for the 28th year with the help of ...

1/9/2020 3:22:00 PM
The Union
I have found that committing to a day in advance assures that I will go. A week ago I planned to go fishing on Lake Oroville with a friend Bob Lively and my son Colin. The word was out that the ...

1/3/2020 7:33:00 AM
Mercury News
Shasta Lake, the state’s largest reservoir, near Redding, is currently 73% full, or 117% of normal. Lake Oroville, in Butte County, is currently 59% full, or 96% of normal. New Melones Lake, in the ...

1/3/2020 12:34:00 AM
Orange County Register
Major state reservoirs are doing even better: Shasta Lake, the state’s largest reservoir, near Redding, is currently 73% full, or 117% of normal. Lake Oroville, in Butte County, is currently 59% full, ...

1/2/2020 9:53:00 PM
Los Angeles Times
Lake Shasta, the state’s largest reservoir, is 73% full, or 117% of normal for the time of year. Lake Oroville in Butte County is 59% full, or 96% of normal, while the Don Pedro Reservoir in Tuolumne ...

1/2/2020 12:50:00 PM
San Francisco Chronicle
Lake Shasta, the largest-capacity reservoir in the state, is 73% of capacity, which is 117% of the long-term average for this time of year. Lake Oroville, on the Feather River about 75 miles north of ...

12/31/2019 4:01:00 AM
Chico Enterprise-Record
534-3599. Alcoholics Anonymous, Lake Oroville Fellowship: Noon, 8 p.m.; women 5 p.m. 2471 Bird St. 538-8180. Weekly. Alcoholics Anonymous (women): 5:30-6:30 p.m. Alano Club, 2471 Bird St. Coffee.

Water Resources Outlook (December 2019)

12/14/2019 2:19:00 PM
Houston Chronicle
California had seven years of drought that ended March 2019. California's Department of Water Resources reported earlier in December that Lake Oroville was at 54% of capacity and Shasta Lake was at 71 ...

11/29/2019 1:00:00 PM
Chico Enterprise-Record
OROVILLE — For years, the Craig Access Road that runs between the northeastern and southeastern branches of Lake Oroville has provided a headache for the Butte County Board of Supervisors. The ...

11/20/2019 6:22:00 AM
Mercury News
When the state Department of Water Resources released more water from Lake Oroville down the main spillway, it crumbled into the Diversion Pool and needed a full rebuild. Related Articles New federal ...

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11/14/2019 4:30:00 AM
Sacramento Bee
“Oroville Dam: Part of Our Community,” the color newspaper insert, includes the Department of Water Resources’ logo on the front and details the dam’s record on flood protection, the spillway repair ...

Water Resources Outlook (November 2019)

11/12/2019 5:12:00 AM
Los Angeles Times
California spent $1.1 billion repairing the Lake Oroville spillway, enacted new emergency plan requirements and launched a review of 93 other dams with similar spillways. In South Carolina, after more ...

11/11/2019 4:20:00 AM
Tulsa World
An independent investigation cited "a long-term systemic failure " by regulators and the dam industry to recognize and address warning signs. California spent $1.1 billion repairing the Lake Oroville ...

11/5/2019 8:16:00 AM
The two images below show the state of the second largest reservoir, Lake Oroville, in the world’s eighth largest economy, California, a mere three years apart. (Use the slider to switch between 2011 ...

11/4/2019 3:51:00 AM
Oroville Mecury-Register
Maliah Llewllyn is dressed up as a unicorn for Harvest Fest at the Lake Oroville Visitor’s Center on Saturday, Oct. 12, while baby sister Chloe Llewellyn looks at her from her stroller. (Contributed ...

10/17/2019 4:08:15 PM
San Francisco Chronicle on
But no one’s saying a prolonged drought — like the one that caused Lake Oroville, shown in April 2015, to drop low levels — is coming our way. California likely to see a dry winter, a federal report ...

10/16/2019 3:30:00 AM
Chico Enterprise-Record
The Loafer Creek State Recreation Area is a key spot for controlled burns because of how heavily populated the park gets. “(It’s) one of the most popular areas on Lake Oroville,” said Cal Fire-Butte ...

10/14/2019 9:30:00 PM
Chico State Orion
Firefighters from Butte County conducted a control burn at Loafer Creek Tuesday near Lake Oroville. The purpose of the burn is to improve natural habitat and rangeland, and to reduce hazards, ...

10/14/2019 4:47:00 PM
The Bakersfield Californian
An example of this can be found in the cities of Oroville and Chico. Both have detected PFAS in their drinking water wells, but because Oroville gets the majority of its water from Lake Oroville, in ...

10/11/2019 6:08:00 PM
SCV News
In Southern California, SWP’s Castaic Lake is at 112 percent of average compared to 108 percent last year. Lake Oroville, the State Water Project’s largest reservoir, is currently at 102 percent of ...

10/10/2019 7:52:00 AM
San Francisco Chronicle
In the Sierra foothills, state parks that remained open but with limited services include Calaveras Big Trees east of Arnold, Columbia State Historic Park near Sonora, Marshall Gold Discovery Park ...

10/9/2019 3:05:00 PM
San Francisco Chronicle
Columbia State Historic Park: Open but services may be limited. Park exhibits at Columbia are open, but businesses within the park are closed. Lake Oroville State Recreation Area: Visitor center is ...

10/2/2019 1:38:00 PM
Los Angeles Times
One of the largest reservoir increases is at Lake Oroville, which is at 102% of average, compared with 62% of average this time last year. In addition, Shasta Lake is at 126% of average compared with ...

10/1/2019 6:53:00 PM
Sacramento Bee
Statewide, reservoir storage is at 128 percent of average, which is about 29.7 million acre-feet. Some of the biggest increases include Lake Oroville, which is currently at 102 percent of its average, ...

9/30/2019 10:48:00 PM
Folsom Lake is currently sitting at 129% of the historic average. Just to the north, Lake Oroville is at 102% and Shasta Lake is at 126%. Visitors at Folsom Lake were impressed at how healthy the ...

Water Resources Outlook (September 2019)

9/14/2019 11:03:00 PM
The California Department of Water Resources still has unfinished business at Lake Oroville, despite completion of major construction on the spillways earlier this year following the 2017 events that ...

9/9/2019 6:45:00 AM
The Swedes Fire began just before 3 p.m. Saturday north of Bangor and south of Lake Oroville. The fire has charred an estimated 400 acres and was 40% contained as of Monday morning, according to Cal ...

9/2/2019 7:05:00 PM
Daily Democrat
In 1973 President Richard Nixon signed the federal act. The bill is credited with saving America’s national bird, the bald eagle, which nests and breeds in Lake Oroville. Other notable animals which ...

8/30/2019 7:19:00 PM
Action News Now
Below is the closed-captioning text associated with this video. Since this uses automated speech to text spelling and grammar may not be accurate. six - for the first time in a long time -- the water ...

8/28/2019 10:57:00 PM
Oroville Mecury-Register
OROVILLE — Bidwell Canyon Marina and the open water of Lake Oroville can be seen in this drone photo taken Thursday from east Oroville. The lake was at 867 feet elevation as of Sunday with water ...

Water Resources Outlook (August 2019)

8/17/2019 12:11:00 AM
Oroville Mecury-Register
OROVILLE — The Lake Oroville spillway boat launch will be open for Labor Day, Sept. 2. Typically closed Monday to Thursday for ongoing construction, the Department of Water Resources and California ...

8/7/2019 3:00:00 PM
Chico Enterprise-Record
OROVILLE — The Lake Oroville Dam spillway boat ramp will officially reopen to the public (at least, on a partial basis) on Friday — more than two and a half years after it was closed in the aftermath ...

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