Oroville Dam: Spillway was close to collapse
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Oroville Dam: Spillway was close to collapse

More than 100,000 people living near the tallest dam in the United States have been ordered to leave their homes because a damaged overflow channel is in danger of collapse.

Doug Carlson, from the California Department of Water Resources, tells Radio 4's Today things are looking positive as they have managed to get the water below the level of the 'spillover point'.

  • 13 Feb 2017
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