For the second time in 12 years, the Glory Hole at Lake Berryessa is spilling over. It's good news for the Bay Area's lakes and reservoirs, but bad news for one wayward duck. Around a. Tuesday morning, a video showing a lone duck slipping into the Glory Hole was posted to a Solano County community Facebook group. The people demanded to know: What happened to the Glory Hole duck? First, a little context — the Glory Hole is Lake Berryessa's unconventional spillway.
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The reservoir two hours north of San Francisco reached full capacity and an elevation level of feet Friday at 6 a. The unique spillway operates similarly to a bathtub drain, but in this case the drain isn't at the bottom of the tub and is instead located near the top. The lake level was at This raises our spirits for the future of the Lake Berryessa community and the re-opening of the resorts - which is the really big story. Lake Berryessa is one of many California reservoirs that suffered from low levels during the recent drought and that has been replenished during this storm-filled rainy season.
Lake Berryessa's famous Glory Hole spills over after weeks of rain
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By Joel Rosenbaum jrosenbaum thereporter. With nearly an inch and a half of rain fallen within the last 24 hours, the water level at Lake Berryessa rose the final two feet needed for it to spill over the top of the Glory Hole. The National Weather Service is predicting more rain in the forecast for today, with a 70 percent chance of showers during the day and temperatures in the upper 50s.