DWR takes Lake Oroville power plant offline
- Aug 6, 2021 2:19 pm GMT
Aug. 6—The Department of Water Resources announced Thursday that it has taken the Hyatt Powerplant at
"This is the first time Hyatt Powerplant has gone offline as a result of low lake levels," DWR Director
Nemeth said the power plant going offline is one of many "unprecedented impacts" of the climate-induced drought in
"DWR will continue to focus on reservoir operations and water storage management at
The department delivers 5 percent of requested water supplies to
"Falling reservoir levels are another example of why it is so critical that all Californians conserve water," Nemeth said. "We are calling on everyone to take action now to reduce water use by 15 percent, to preserve as much water supply in storage as possible should we experience another dry year."
Gallagher said Gov.
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