Silver Lake Reservoirs Conservancy

The Silver Lake Reservoirs Conservancy (SLRC) is an all-volunteer, non-profit corporation dedicated to preserving and enhancing the historical, aesthetic, ecological and recreational benefits of Silver Lake’s open waters and surrounding open space.

What's going on at the Reservoirxxx

LADWP Pipeline Project in Silver Lake Beginning Soon

by Maryann Kuk - Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 7:51 pm - No Comments

The LADWP will be holding an important informational meeting for the community on Wednesday, February 25 at 6:30 pm at Micheltorena Elementary School Auditorium (1511 Micheltorena St).

Construction on this portion of the Silver Lake Reservoirs Replacement Project will begin in Spring/Summer 2015.

Ivanhoe Reservoir will be drained, the black balls removed and refilled soon thereafter. Silver Lake Reservoir will be drained to allow for placement of the pipeline on the bottom of the reservoir. There will be numerous construction impacts on the community during the 18-24 months of construction.

After the pipeline is installed, Silver Lake Reservoir will be refilled.

For further information:

Better still, attend the community meeting on February 25 and pose any and all questions about this project directly to the LADWP Project Managers.

Up-Coming Planting Event

by Maryann Kuk - Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 12:46 am - No Comments

WHERE: Corner of Silver Lake Bl and Armstrong Av at the Silver Lake Reservoir – better known as the Up & Over

WHEN: Saturday, February 28th Anytime between 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

As part of the Silver Lake Reservoir Conservancy’s commitment to enhancing our neighborhood open space, we will be holding a community volunteer beautification event and we need your help.

Please join us in preparing and planting a portion of the Silver Lake Reservoir trail along the slopes of the Armstrong “Up and Over,” close by the Silver Lake Meadow Park. If you only have a little time, know that many hands make light work. If you can’t make it on the 28th, but would like advance notice of the next gathering, please send along your contact information.

Plants and some tools will be provided! Please bring gardening gloves & tools, if you have them, sun hat, and a sturdy pair of shoes.

Snacks and Drinks will also be provided!

Happy 2015 from SLRC

by Maryann Kuk - Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 5:12 pm - No Comments

Happy 2015 from SLRC!

The Silver Lake Reservoirs Conservancy (all community volunteers) wishes you a very Happy New Year and looks forward to a productive 2015 on multiple fronts for the reservoirs.

Former president Craig Collins has recently left the board to focus on a number of personal and professional projects. We would like to thank Craig for his service and the many hours of work required to oversee and complete the SLRC’s interpretive signage project along West Silver Lake Drive (installed in December). We hope to work with Craig on issues of shared interest in the future.

SLRC undertook a comprehensive full-day strategic planning session at the end of 2014, and we are excited to begin implementing a number of new programs and initiatives in 2015. You can expect to see and hear more from us through updates and improvements to this web site as well as via multiple social media platforms. You will also see us out in the community as we continue to support our mission of providing you with updated information on reservoir issues. We will be working with the Silver Lake Neighborhood Council to facilitate community information and feedback on the upcoming Bypass Pipeline Project, and expect to also lead a community conversation on what our reservoir property could transition into once the DWP’s construction project is completed (currently expected to be sometime in 2017).

So please plan to check back here as these exciting changes roll out! You can support the work of SLRC by making a donation on this page or by volunteering to work on a project.

Big Day for Silver Lake Reservoir

by LarryK - Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 3:23 am - No Comments


Sign UnveilingSaturday, December 13th was a big day for Silver Lake Reservoir — we celebrated its 110th birthday and dedicated our new signage project.  Here’s the story in the Eastsider (photo by Matt Sanderson, courtesy of the Eastsider):