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Imagery of Oroville Dam Threat Featured in Local News

Posted by Tim Frank on Feb 17, 2017 1:50:29 PM
Tim Frank

The Sacramento Bee reports on the sobering scale of Oroville Dam threat with imagery captured by Nearmap

In its latest coverage of the Oroville Dam threat, High-altitude photos show water and its threat to communities near Oroville Dam, The Sacrament Bee includes several high-resolution images provided by Nearmap that show the scale, damage, and impact of the recent flooding in the area. Aerial photos taken on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 show erosion caused by violent currents near the main spillway, and an emergency spillway filled to near capacity. The images also reveal the proximity of surrounding communities and potential risk if flooding escalates.

High-resolution PhotoMaps™ of Oroville Dam spillway damage, Feb. 14, 2017
Oroville Dam Spillway Overview - Feb. 14, 2017

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Topics: Aerial Imagery, City Planning, Public Safety, Public Utilities, Image Clarity, City Government, Emergency Response, Current Imagery, Risk Mitigation, Image Frequency, Image Resolution, Damage Assessment

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