posted on Mar, 17 2011 @ 01:01 AM
these few reservoirsin northern california come to mind and have always troubled me somewhat...lake berryessa, lake shasta, lake oroville, new melones
reservoir, lake don pedro, san luis reservoir... any of the dams fail on these lakes you can bet a few towns will be swept away. Some are near bigger
cities or flow directly through the heart of towns downstream from the dam with 200,000 +residents in some areas. Especially in the sacramento and
modesto area. As a kid growing up in the north bay area I always imagined Monticello Dam on lake berryessa going down with the town of winters being
completely swept out then davis washing out into the delta past dixon, rio vista , and vacaville .. probably why i didnt mind moving to the valley
being farther from the fault lines. Just couldnt espape the fact im still downstream of one of the bigger bodies of water being heald back by a man
made wall.. lol doesnt make me sleep any better at night.