A failure of that magnitude likely would cause billions of gallons of water to cascade down a wooded hillside that sits below the lip of the emergency spillway.
“You look at 30 feet times the area of the reservoir,” said Nicholas Sitar, a civil engineering professor at UC Berkeley. “That is how much water is going to come out. That is a huge volume of water.”
Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/news/state/california/water-and-drought/article132360534.html
For some good in depth that goes back to Reagan early days, see:
At the state sen.?: "Aggressive protests that forced the cancellation of a right-wing speaker at UC Berkeley last week generated heated debate in the Senate."
- on another bit of nostalgia involving the pres of the UC regents and a former US pres from CA:
Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article130711149.html
But interaction with the current one of most pressing concern now:
Recent health reports
have some folks jumpy, even with the good prognosis, and asking:
Well wishes for good health to so many this V Day , with lines from E. Bishop that feel apropos- where it is an exclamation not a question mark...
"though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."
Finally, don't miss this new post:
- Richard Blum (AGAIN!)
- Wm. De La Pena
- Gareth Elliott
- George Kieffer
- Sherry Lansing (AGAIN!)
- Hadi Makarechian
- Eloy Ortiz Oakley
- Norman Pattiz (AGAIN!)
- John A. Pérez
- Bonnie Reiss
- Richard Sherman
- Bruce Varner
- Charlene Zettel
- VACANT (M Anguiano?)
- VACANT (L Park?)
- UC Regents Committees
- Staff Advisors, Faculty Reps, Designates
- Ex Officio UC Regents
- UC Alumni Regents
- VACANT (E Tauscher?)
- VACANT (H Guber?)
- Paul Monge
- Vacant (by Lozano)
"If the University were a business, it would likely be the largest corporation in California."
"If The University Were A Business, It Would Likely Be The Largest Corporation In California"-Regents Minutes (2010)