The lake is situated halfway between Santa Rosa and Sacramento, and travelers on Highway in Solano County have been stopping to watch the giant funnel that is built into the lake siphon rushing water into a deep hole. Lake Berryessa normally holds about 1 million acre-feet of water, said Roland Sanford, a general manager for the Solano County Water Agency. But a series of winter storms , many fueled by atmospheric rivers , have dumped nearly , gallons of additional water into the lake, which is about 45 miles west of Sacramento. Sanford estimates the lake is currently holding 1. If it keeps raining through March, the spillway will be active for about three months, he said. A new storm was rolling its way across the state Tuesday and was expected to bring plenty of additional rain to the area. Usually the spillway, which is 72 feet in diameter, is inactive, protruding slightly above the water.
Glory Hole brings curious visitors to Whiskeytown Lake
Glory Hole by the Whiskeytown Dam - Picture of Whiskeytown Lake, Redding - TripAdvisor
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Glory Hole - Picture of Whiskeytown Lake, Redding
Search Search. The Whiskeytown Glory Hole. From the surface, it looks like a hole in the lake. But when the lake is deluged with rain, the glory hole reveals its true purpose and power: It swallows water. Very quickly.
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