Oroville Dam and Appurtenant Features

by W.G. Schulz,
D. Thayer,
J.J. Doody,

Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 2, Pg. 29-40

Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Dam is 735 ft high and will serve power generation, flood control and water supply; 600 Mw underground power plant will be in left abutment and spillway in right; plant is of pumped storage system, reversing itself to 2-stage pumping; description of connected project of Thermalito gravity dam and 105 Mw power plant.

Subject Headings: Power plants | Gravity dams | Hydro power | Pumping stations | Spillways | Water storage | Waste storage | Floods

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