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Loch Lomond Recreation Area Reopened for the 2019 Season

Post Date:03/07/2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Eileen Cross, Community Relations Specialist, 831.676.7090 

LOCH LOMOND RECREATION AREA REOPENED FOR THE 2019 SEASON 

Santa Cruz (March 7, 2019) – The City of Santa Cruz Loch Lomond Recreation Area (LLRA) has reopened for public use. Closed seasonally between October and February, the recreation area reopened March 1. 

LLRA is operated by the City’s Water Department. Loch Lomond primarily serves as a reservoir for the city’s drinking water. A range of activities can be found at LLRA including boat rentals, picnicking, fishing, hiking, and scheduled interpretive programs. Hours for the recreation area during the month of March are 7:00AM – 7:00PM; hours change monthly with increasing daylight hours. 

For more information on the Loch Lomond Recreation Area please visit cityofsantacruz.com/government/city-departments/water/watershed/loch-lomond-recreation. 

About the Santa Cruz Water Department:

The Santa Cruz Water Department daily serves water to 96,000 customers, processes 6-8 million gallons of water per day, manages 4,000 acres of watershed lands, oversees 300 miles of distribution lines, runs a state-certified water quality laboratory, and provides summertime recreation activities at the Loch Lomond Reservoir and Recreation Area.

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