SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown is asking for federal help to restore injury at Oroville Dam and different infrastructure impacted by February storms that brought on flooding, mudslides and energy outages.
Sunday’s request follows three different petitions for federal assist that President Donald Trump’s administration has granted to help with earlier storm damages and the emergency at Oroville Dam.
Brown’s workplace says the governor additionally declared a state of emergency for Contra Costa and Solano counties, bringing the entire to 50 counties affected by February storms.
After 5 years of drought, California noticed document-breaking precipitation this yr that led rivers and creeks to interrupt their banks.
In response to authorities six individuals died within the state throughout January and February rain storms.