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    Oroville Dam

    Probably be part of another series of when Engineering goes wrong.
    https://youtu.be/oQxVmKnBgvc

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    I saw yesterday evening that evacuation orders had been issued for about 130,000 people.
    "Old roats am jake mit goats."
    -- Smokey Stover

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    Fixing the emergency spillway
    http://www.cnbc.com/2017/02/13/calif...ommentary.html

    Sierra Club pointed out deficiencies 12 years ago.
    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/...irs-evacuation

    Dropping rocks by helicopter
    http://edition.cnn.com/2017/02/13/us...llway-failure/
    Last edited by Zeakiwi; 14th February 2017 at 05:41.

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    Looks like the main spill way has had a little bit of extra erosion - pics 16 & 17
    http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/02/1...ency-spillway/

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