MEDIA ADVISORY: Ivanhoe Pathway at the Silver Lake Reservoir Complex to Open to the Public, Reservoir Walk to Follow

WHAT:
The Ivanhoe Pathway will officially open to the public on Saturday, January 26, 2019 with a ribbon cutting ceremony featuring 4th District Councilmember David Ryu, State Assemblymember Laura Friedman, Board of Water and Power Commissioner and Vice President Cynthia McClain-Hill, LADWP’s Chief Operating Officer Martin Adams and members of the local community.  The new Ivanhoe Pathway provides a publicly accessible walking path at the north end of the Silver Lake Reservoir Complex near Ivanhoe Reservoir. Immediately following the ceremony, the Silver Lake Reservoir Complex will be open for the public to walk the 2.2 mile reservoir interior perimeter roadway.

The new Ivanhoe Pathway is part of a series of improvement projects that LADWP is implementing at the Silver Lake Reservoir Complex in response to feedback from local residents. Construction on the walkway began in Spring 2018 and was recently completed. The Ivanhoe Pathway is along Ivanhoe Reservoir near the 2300 block of W. Silver Lake Drive, and will be open to the public daily from dawn to dusk.

WHEN:
Saturday, January 26, 2019*
Ribbon Cutting:  10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Reservoir Walk:  11 a.m. – Noon

*If it rains, the event will be rescheduled.

WHERE:
Ivanhoe Pathway, located near the 2300 block of W. Silver Lake Dr. between Hawick Street and Bright Lane.

MEDIA PARKING:
There are two options for media parking:

  1. Silver Lake Reservoir Complex: Enter at 2300 Tesla Ave.
  2. Street Parking – Limited.

WHO:
Councilmember David Ryu, 4th District
State Assemblymember Laura Friedman, 43rd District
Cynthia McClain-Hill, Board of Water and Power Commissioner and Vice President
Martin Adams, LADWP Chief Operating Officer
Community Members

PHOTO OPP/VISUALS:
Ribbon Cutting for new walking path
Backdrop of Silver Lake Reservoir and mountain views
Community members walking around Silver Lake and Ivanhoe Reservoirs

CONTACT:
Dawn Cotterell, LADWP
dawn.cotterell@ladwp.com | 213-841-8269-cell

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