Category:Oroville Dam

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Oroville Dam 
earthfill embankment dam in Oroville, California
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Instance of embankment dam,
hydroelectric power station
LocationButte County, California
Owned by
  • California Department of Water Resources
Date of official opening
  • 1968
Installed capacity
  • 819 megawatt
  • 770 foot
Reservoir created
official website
Authority control

39° 32′ 20.04″ N, 121° 29′ 09.6″ W

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English: The Oroville Dam is an earthfill embankment dam on the Feather River in the Sierra Nevada foothills, Northern California. The dam is the tallest in the United States and is located east of Oroville in Butte County. The dam was built in 1968 by the United States Army Corps of Engineers and is a key element of the California State Water Project. The dam impounds Lake Oroville, the second largest reservoir in California.


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