Sunday, November 27, 2022

All posts tagged "dam"

  • California dam spillway outflow slowed to clear debris

    OROVILLE, Calif. — California water authorities started slowing the outflow Monday from the Oroville Dam’s crippled spillway to allow workers to remove debris blocking a hydroelectric plant from working. After a winter of heavy storms, water managers...

    • Posted February 27, 2017
  • Thousands return home as flood waters recede in California

    SAN JOSE, Calif. — Thousands of people evacuated from a flood in San Jose, California, returned home Thursday amid warnings to be careful about hygiene and handling food that may have come into contact with flood water....

    • Posted February 23, 2017
  • Damaged dam system threatens Northern California towns

    Nearly 200,000 people, who evacuated Sunday over fears that a damaged spillway at Lake Oroville could fail and unleash a wall of water, have to stay away indefinitely

    • Posted February 14, 2017
  • As water falls slightly at California dam, next storm looms

    A California Highway Patrol spokesman said they would have two planes out Monday to help with traffic control as well as search and rescue

    • Posted February 13, 2017
  • Head of Mining Company in Brazil Dam Burst Steps Aside

    RIO DE JANEIRO – The mining company involved in a deadly dam burst last year says its president and head of operations are temporarily stepping aside. Samarco said in a statement Wednesday that president Ricardo Vescovi and...

    • Posted January 20, 2016
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  • Brazilian Mininig Firm Allegedly Knew Dam at Risk of Bursting

    SAO PAULO — The mining company responsible for Latin America’s biggest environmental tragedy on record knew since 2013 that its dam in southeast Brazil was at risk of bursting. Brazil’s TV Globo reported Sunday night that it...

    • Posted January 18, 2016
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