Lake Oroville Community Update

The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) would like to thank you for attending one of the recent Lake Oroville spillways community meetings in Oroville and Yuba City. The Department of Water Resources appreciate your attendance and willingness to share questions, perspectives, and concerns.

They are reviewing and cataloging the written comments submitted at the community meetings, and will follow up where further details or clarification were requested. They will post written summaries of the community meetings on our website.

DWR’s number one priority is public safety and security. They are working non-stop with their partner agencies to meet this objective.

The agency hopes you will continue to stay engaged with DWR and members of your community as the Lake Oroville spillways project continues. Please visit the DWR Oroville Spillways website or DWR Facebook page for project updates as well as notices of upcoming community meetings. You can reach DWR directly via email at or by phone at (800) 248-7026.

Here are additional information resources:

• DWR’s YouTube page has hours of video content, including recordings of the community meetings.

Inspection reports of the Oroville dam and spillways provided since 1998 by the California Division of Safety of Dams.

• Reports from the Board of Consultants can be found here.

• For more information please visit DWR’s Frequently Asked Questions page.


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