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The reservoir is named after Herman Silver, a member of Los Angeles' first Board of Water commissioners. The Department of Water and Power established these reservoirs in the early 1900s as part of the city-wide system of water storage & delivery that today has only 10 open reservoirs remaining. Panoramic view of Silver Lake Reservoir, under construction.
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