WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Due to recent and heavy rainfall, the water level of Lake Oroville in Butte County, California, has drastically increased, reaching a dangerous peak that led to the evacuation of over 100,000 people as a precaution, in case there was a dam failure.
The Airbus SPOT 6 and SPOT 7 satellites constantly acquire imagery at 1.5m resolution on any point of the Earth, and are capturing this water level elevation in Oroville.
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