Algae warning issued for Merced County's San Luis Reservoir

A close-up photo taken near the Basalt Boat Ramp showing part of an algae bloom in the San Luis Reservoir. The Reservoir is located 12 miles west o...

July 2, 2022
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A close-up photo taken near the Basalt Boat Ramp showing part of an algae bloom in the San Luis Reservoir. The Reservoir is located 12 miles west of the city… A close-up photo taken near the Basalt Boat Ramp showing part of an algae bloom in the San Luis Reservoir. The Reservoir is located 12 miles west of the city of Los Banos near the historic Pacheco Pass, is part of the San Luis Joint-Use Complex, which serves the State Water Project and the federal Central Valley Project. San Luis Reservoir is one of the nation's largest off stream reservoirs, meaning it has no watershed.

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