Why this Placer County dam keeps getting cited in inspection reports
The owners of the Sugar Pine Dam, the Foresthill Public Utilities District in Placer County, have been repeatedly told to repair failing sensors in the dam. District officials say the broken instruments don’t keep them from monitoring the dam.
Crews prepare the main spillway for resurfacing and work on the splashpad in this video from mid-April. The Oroville Dam spillway was damaged in February 2018, causing the evacuation of nearly 200,000 people.