Blog: Everything you need to know about San Luis Reservoir
Nestled in the heart of California’s vast Central Valley lies a shimmering oasis, a testament to human ingenuity and the ongoing quest for water management: the San Luis Reservoir. This magnificent reservoir, holding both natural beauty and immense significance for the Golden State’s water system, is much more than just a large lake. Here’s everything you need to know about this impressive structure. The San Luis Reservoir was constructed as a result of a collaboration between the federal and state governments in the 1960s. It stands as a primary off-stream storage facility and is a key component of both the California State Water Project (SWP) and the federal Central Valley Project (CVP). The aim was to cater to the growing water demands of the state’s booming population and agricultural sectors.