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Dangerous Main Event Happening Now In California, Fears of 7.2 Earthquake On Calaveras Fault

Monday, February 20, 2017 12:59
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Water is being released at 400 cubic feet per second, and into the spillway. Already officials from Santa Clara Valley Water District have been dumping water as fast as they can from the reservoir, but it simply isn’t enough to offset the water streaming in from all the rain we’ve seen this winter.

That outlet has been fully open since January 9th releasing water into Coyote Creek at the rate of 400 cubic feet per second.

The concern is over the dam’s seismic safety. The danger would lie in the possibility of a magnitude 7.25 quake on the nearby Calaveras fault.

The water district tells KTVU that is a remote possibility, but one of which they are aware. That is why they’re working so hard to dump water as quickly as possible.

The long term fix is a $400 million seismic retrofit, which would be at least three years away. The reservoir has reached 100% capacity for the first time since 2006…


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  • Makes sense, if you have cracks in the earth from a drought and now you have flooding, the water has to go some place. So why not down the cracks which will soften the earth there causing it to shift and possibly an earthquake.

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  • They must have some real “Stoners” managing the dams there in California ! From the looks of things they’ve been right on top of it ! So WHO’S in charge and “minding the store” there with the Oroville dam , CHEECH Or CHONG (Or Bevis or Butthead) !!!

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