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Thanks to recent storms, CA's largest reservoir is filling up

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Lake Oroville, the largest reservoir in the State Water Project and the second-biggest in California after Lake Shasta, was at 50 percent of capacity on April 5, 2014.
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Lake Oroville, the largest reservoir in the State Water Project and the second-biggest in California after Lake Shasta, was at 50 percent of capacity on April 5, 2014.

The state's Lake Shasta reservoir is filling up so fast, water managers actually had to allow some of it to run downstream.

California's largest reservoir is filling up so fast, water managers actually had to allow some of it to run downstream.

For more on this, Take Two's Alex Cohen talks to Maury Roose, Chief hydrologist at the California Department of Water Resources.

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