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Are Enviro’s Trying To Kill Farming In California? 2017 Water Allocations Imply ‘Yes’

Several times over the past two months we’ve written about the historic floods that have descended upon California during the 2016-2017 rainy season (see here and here for some examples).  In fact, the flooding was so severe that it very nearly caused the complete failure of a major dam in Northern California and resulted in […]

When The Dam Cracks: “There Are 80,000 US Dams, With An Average Age Of 52”

Via Stratfor, In his joint address to Congress, U.S. President Donald Trump touted a $1 trillion infrastructure investment plan as a means to stimulate the economy while constructing, if not rebuilding outright, crucial projects around the country. Trump later met with U.S. business leaders on March 8 seeking support from the private sector for the plan. It […]

Dramatic Aerial Footage Shows What The Oroville Dam Looks Like Now

Via Daniel Lang of SHTFPlan.com, Earlier this month, we all heard the news that the Oroville Dam was damaged, and that thousands of residents living in its shadow would have to be evacuated. Fortunately the dam held, and the residents of Oroville were able to return to their homes. For the most part the story […]

Shocking Aerial Footage Shows What the Oroville Dam Looks Like Now

Earlier this month, we all heard the news that the Oroville Dam was damaged, and that thousands of residents living in its shadow would have to be evacuated. Fortunately the dam held, and the residents of Oroville were able to return to their homes. For the most part the story has since faded from the […]

11 Deeply Alarming Facts About America’s Crumbling Infrastructure

No matter what your particular political perspective is, if there is one thing that virtually everyone in the United States can agree upon it is the fact that America’s infrastructure is crumbling.  Previous generations of Americans conquered an entire continent and erected the greatest system of infrastructure that the world had ever seen, but now […]

The Oroville Dam Crisis Is Not Over- Gov Brown Demonstrates Lack of Concern for Citizen Welfare

thecommonsenseshow.com / By Dave Hodges / February 15th, 2017 The Oroville Dam crisis is a long way from being over. The threat to life and property remains in place regardless of what Gov. Jerry Brown says. As I reported on 2/14/2017, the National Weather Service is forecasting 7 straight days of rain beginning on February 16th.  This […]

“A Never-Happened-Before Event”: As Oroville Dam Drains, A Problem Remains

As discussed previously, the biggest priority for California officials tasked with restoring the damaged Oroville Dam as they race against a coming Wednesday storm, is to plug the hole in the damaged spillway while draining as much water as possible ahead of the coming rainfall. The good news, as the chart below shows, is how […]

Nearly 200,000 People Are Evacuating Over “Imminent Failure” Of California’s Oroville Dam – Live Feeds

Update # 3: How bad this could get… Great graphic from @sacbee_news article on Oroville situation showing possible inundation areas #orovillespillway #cawater #OrovilleDam pic.twitter.com/annk1heyDp — Troy Barnhart (@TroyJBarnhart) February 13, 2017 Similarly, progression times. Believe graphics are originally @CAL_FIRE #OrovilleDam #OrovilleSpillway #cawater pic.twitter.com/FTDEVE0rH3 — Troy Barnhart (@TroyJBarnhart) February 13, 2017 *  *  *   Update […]