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Oroville spillway incident Oroville Spillway Incident Update - Mar. 29
The flood control spillway flow is currently at 0 cubic feet per second (cfs). Inflow is approximately 16,262 cfs. Current lake elevation is at 838.20 feet. Hyatt Powerplant is currently discharging 11,700 cfs. Total Feather River flow is 15,500 cfs. (03/29/2017)
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Oroville Spillway damage Oroville Spillway Incident Update - Mar. 28
The flood control spillway flow is currently at 0 cubic feet per second (cfs). Inflow is approximately 19,529 cfs. Current lake elevation is at 837.17 feet. Hyatt Powerplant is currently discharging 11,700 cfs. Total Feather River flow is 21,500 cfs. (03/28/2017)
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Oroville spillway incident Oroville Spillway Incident Update - Mar. 27
The flood control spillway flow is currently at 40,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). Inflow is approximately 26,012 cfs. Current lake elevation is at 837.14 feet. Hyatt Powerplant is currently discharging 0 cfs. Total Feather River flow is 39,500 cfs. (03/27/2017)
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Oroville spillway incident Oroville Spillway Incident Press Briefing
Oroville, Calif. – The Department of Water Resources will host a press briefing tomorrow, Monday, March 27 at 11 AM to provide an update on the following topics:
• Flood Control Spillway to Ramp Down to Zero Flow Process
• Update on Emergency Response and Recovery Activities (03/26/2017)
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Oroville spillway incident Oroville Spillway Incident Update - Mar. 26
The flood control spillway flow is currently at 40,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). Inflow is approximately 24,657 cfs. Current lake elevation is at 839.78 feet. Hyatt Powerplant is currently discharging 2,000 cfs. Total Feather River flow is 41,500 cfs. (03/26/2017)
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Oroville spillway incident Oroville Spillway Incident Update - Mar. 25
The flood control spillway flow is currently at 40,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). Inflow is approximately 32,583 cfs. Current lake elevation is at 842.22 feet. Hyatt Powerplant is currently discharging 2,000 cfs. Total Feather River flow is 42,500 cfs.
(03/25/2017)
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Next snow survey Next Manual Snow Survey at Phillips Set for March 30
SACRAMENTO – The Department of Water Resources (DWR) will host the news media on March 30 for this winter’s fourth manual snow survey at Phillips Station in the Sierra Nevada. Frank Gehrke, chief of the California Cooperative Snow Surveys Program, will begin the survey at 11 a.m. just off Highway 50 near Sierra-at-Tahoe Road, about 90 miles east of Sacramento. The survey will determine the water content of the snow at Phillips. (03/24/2017)
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press release banner Final Sign-Up Deadline Set for East Porterville Homeowners Who Want a Permanent Water Connection
SACRAMENTO – East Porterville homeowners eligible for a cost-free connection to a new sustainable water supply must sign up for the service by March 31, 2017 or miss this final opportunity to do so. After this date, no additional sign-ups will be accepted for the project. This final sign-up to meet the deadline will be hosted by City of Porterville Community Development Manager Julie Phillips from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Drought Resource Center, 185 South Leggett Street in East Porterville. All eligible home owners are urged to take advantage of this unique opportunity. (03/24/2017)
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Oroville spillway incident Oroville Spillway Incident Update - Mar. 24
The flood control spillway flow is currently at 40,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). Inflow is approximately 32,183 cfs. Current lake elevation is at 844.31 feet. Hyatt Powerplant is currently discharging 4,750 cfs. Total Feather River flow is 45,300 cfs. (03/24/2017) (03/24/2017)
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water conservation DWR Announces Water-Energy Grants
SACRAMENTO – The Department of Water Resources (DWR) today announced nearly $18 million in grants to support agencies and organizations with projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve water and energy use efficiency. The awards will fund proposals under the 2016 Water-Energy Grant Program.
Fourteen organizations were awarded grants totaling $17,721,805. The smallest grant is $28,445 to the Long Beach Water Department for installation of efficient pre-rinse spray valves and faucet aerators for commercial food service locations. (03/23/2017)
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