Oroville Dam’S ‘Inexperienced Spot’ Raises New Issues – East Bay Instances

This is not the first time the “green spot” on the southern end of Oroville Dam has been brought up.
The group is concerned that if uncontrolled seepage is happening in the Oroville Dam, it could be in danger of a breach.
Bea and Tony Johnson, co-authors of the report, work with the university’s Center for Catastrophic Risk Management.
OROVILLE — A new report from a UC Berkeley group researching what caused the Lake Oroville spillway to fail in February is concerned that a green spot on the nation’s tallest dam might mean it is leaking.
“These people willingly volunteered their knowledge, experience, documentation and advice as very important resources that have been integrated into this report,” the report states.

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