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Forensic Team Finds Fault with Concrete Slabs in Oroville Dam Failure

September 14, 2017
Greg Aragon - Engineering News-Record

Weathered and weakened portions of concrete contributed to the Oroville Dam's spillway failing last February, causing panic and mass evacuations in Northern California. This was part of the findings by an Independent Forensic Team (IFT), appointed by the California Department of Water Resources (DWR).

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