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Fears arise over the state of the Devil's Gate Dam

The Devil's Gate Dam in Pasadena
The Devil's Gate Dam in Pasadena

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Mandatory evacuations have been lifted for communities below the Oroville Dam in Northern California.

But the events in Oroville have people across the nation worried about the soundness of their dams, with LA County officials turning their attention to Devil’s Gate Dam, one the area’s largest flood control dams.

We talk with KPCC's infrastructure reporter, Sharon McNary, who's been looking into some problems with dams in our area.