CA DOF Confirms Contractors Will Pay For Oroville Dam Repairs

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Who must pay for Oroville Dam repairs? Exactly as we explained in our KCET editorial last week:
Sacramento Bee: Jerry Brown wants to spend nearly $450 million on flood control following dam emergency
By Christopher Cadelago and Jim Miller
February 24, 2017


That expense is the responsibility of the more than 20 water districts and other water contractors that get water from the reservoir, the Department of Finance said Friday.

The Department of Water Resources does not yet have a cost estimate for the spillway repairs, a spokesman said Friday. The association representing state water contractors could not be reached for comment.

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