Oroville Dam

The California dam and reservoir that is in the news.

LIVE RAIN DATA:

http://www.cnrfc.noaa.gov/precipMaps.php?group=nca&hour=24&synoptic=0

[SELECT “Shasta” for the Basin area in the grey box.
Oroville dam is at the vary bottom right corner of the map.]

The links to water level data and river outflow etc. etc. is on this post.

Maven’s Notebook has live water data too.

The power plant info is on this post + comments. Here’s a diagram of the plant   (click to enlarge)


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The Preliminary Root Causes of Failure REPORT from the L.A. Times


MAPS

CALIFORNIA MAP Showing Counties     – – – –    Butte County (Oroville)

We used Jim Lee’s Climate Viewer to make maps that show pollution sites in the area.

Anyone can use this art.

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[CLICK IMAGE FOR FULL SIZE]

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GOOGLE MAP (zoomable)

USGS QUAKE MAP – Some quakes northwest of Sacramento (2-15-17)

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radOR95 –  Rancho Seco NPP

There’s a closed down nuke plant south of Sacramento that has nuke waste (contaminated tools etc.) stored there. They call it “low level” waste but it’s all high level radiation.  MAP

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rancho_Seco_Nuclear_Generating_Station

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