OROVILLE DAM, Saturday update: 5 units at Hyatt Power Plant now running; work continues on debris pile (with pictures and video)
OROVILLE DAM, Saturday update: 5 units at Hyatt Power Plant now running; work continues on debris pile (with pictures and video).
From the Department of Water Resources: The flood control spillway flows remain at 0 cubic feet per second (cfs).
Inflows are approximately 12,000 to 18,000 cfs which has resulted in the lake rising from 860.1 to 860.5 feet elevation in the last 24 hours.
Contractors continue to remove sediment and debris below the spillway.
Approximately 897,000 cubic yards of material have been removed from the debris pile to date.
The total flow to the Feather River is currently 11,000cfs.
Flows to the Feather River will increase at noon to 13,000 cfs.
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