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Located in northern California, the Monticello Dam's is the largest morning glory spillway all over the world. This funnel-shaped outlet, allows water to bypass the dam when it reaches capacity, as it swallows a rate of 48,400 cubic feet per second (1370 m³/s).

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  1. Anonymous // June 21, 2007 12:12 PM  

    what is its use ? where is this excess water going to ... reservoir ?

  2. MasterThomas2 // July 22, 2007 11:08 PM  

    It comes out the bottom of the dam... see pictures.

  3. Jamie Frost // March 02, 2009 1:26 PM  

    Yeah, just to prevent damage or overflow during high-current season. That 'smallish' hole is enough in conjunction with the regular hydro outlets to keep things under control.

  4. ankit // January 22, 2011 12:39 AM  

    aakhir ye batayekaun si jagah h bhai koi to

  5. Daniel Harris // November 11, 2012 8:44 PM  

    Well said Ankit, a very poignant remark.