Worst Case Scenario: 100 Foot Tsunami Would Wipe Out Entire Cities If There Is A Catastrophic Failure Of The Oroville Dam

theeconomiccollapseblog.com / By Michael Snyder / February 13th, 2017

The situation at the Oroville Dam has stabilized for the moment, but more storms are coming this week.  When those storms arrive, will authorities be able to avoid the kind of catastrophic incident that almost happened over the weekend?  As you will see below, it is being admitted that a collapse of the emergency spillway at Lake Oroville would have sent a “30-foot wall of water coming out of the lake” and into local communities.  At one point authorities were concerned that such a collapse was imminent, and that is why they ordered the evacuation of nearly 200,000 people.  But many are also concerned that more storms could ultimately cause a catastrophic failure of the infrastructure at the dam that would bring about a “worst case scenario”.  According to the experts, if that were to occur we could potentially see a 100 foot tsunami of water wiping out entire cities.

At 770 feet tall, the Oroville Dam is 44 feet taller than the Hoover Dam.  In fact, it is actually the tallest dam in the United States, and it is a crucial part of the network that supplies water for southern

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