No Cause Of Concerns, Nor Repairs Needed On Hairline Cracks Observed In Some Of The Flood Control Outlet Concrete Chute Slabs

The integrity of the newly reconstructed Oroville spillway is not in question. The assessment of our experts is the concrete has cured as expected and is certified to handle flows of 100,000 cubic-feet per second or more this winter.

Please see attached letter from FERC dated November 21, ( )DWR shared this assessment with FERC, which concurred there is no cause for concern nor repairs needed.

Per Erin Melon, “DWR will continue to monitor the spillway in cooperation with FERC as we do with all our structures.”


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