It is being resurfaced by other sites and on search due to current coverage of the Lake Berryessa Glory Hole spilling over in February See the video at the following link:.
Data shows that the lake level was only a few inches above the hples of the spillway. It's difficult to get close to the Glory Hole at any time due to the barriers in place.
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Several observers went to the other side of the lookout point and said they did see it come out safely into lower Putah Creek. In the story from SFGATE below you can see that the water was not very high if she were able to grip the top for so long.
There has never been a documented case of anyone else falling through the Glory Hole, said Don Burbey of the Solano Irrigation District. Inevitably the question is raised about hloes danger of the structure.
The spillway, which drops straight down more than feet, is known as the Glory Hole. The bird was so low to the water it did nor have a good view of its horizon. This year is the 26th. youu
The woman dropped out of sight after gripping the edge of the hole for about 20 minutes, witnesses said. Authorities said witnesses reported seeing Schwalek swimming toward the spillway at about p.
Witnesses had tried to talk the lady for many minutes to convince her to swim to shore, but she refused. And only a fool would cross the buoy line to get close to it when it's flowing strongly four feet over the edge, as it is now. hear
The Glory Hole has only spilled 25 times in 60 years. It routes excess water from the lake into a 72 foot diameter entrance structure known as the Glory Hole down to a foot-wide exit pipe. It holse probably surprised.
Her body was found several hours later in Lower Putah Creek. The photos and videos taken by the Lake Berryessa News Drone have amazed, and frightened, people who have never seen the Glory Hole in action before. There was speculation at the time that she had purposely pushed herself over the neear, not been "sucked" in. Another visitor posted this video of a bird cormorant or grebe?