San Vicente Reservoir

SAN DIEGO MAN FOUND DEAD AFTER KAYAK OVERTURNS IN SAN VICENTE RESERVOIR

 
 
By Miriam Raftery
 
January 28, 2019 (Lakeside) – The body of Nicolas Khaiaphone, 50, of San Diego was found yesterday by lifeguard divers in the San Vicente Reservoir in Lakeside.
 
A boater noticed an overturned kayak in the water around 10 a.m. and notified reservoir staff, who called San Diego City Park rangers. The rangers requested help from the San Diego Lifeguards. The lifeguards recovered the body shortly after noon and death was pronounced at the scene.
 
An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

MISSING GIRL IN LAKESIDE PRESUMED DROWNED IN RESERVOIR

 

By Miriam Raftery

August 11, 2018 (Lakeside) – Divers searching for a 12-year-old girl who fell overboard from a ski boat into San Vicente Reservoir will resume their efforts in the morning, but the mission has shifted from rescue to recovery after her damaged life jacket was found in the water.

Divers from San Diego Fire-Rescue have been searching since 6 pm. after the accident occurred during a family outing, 10 News reports.Sheriff’s deputies, Cal Fire personnel and helicopters all assisted in ground and aerial searches, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

SAN VICENTE RESERVOIR TO REOPEN SEPT. 22

 

East County News Service

September 1, 2016 (Lakeside) – The much-anticipated reopening of San Vicente Reservoir is slated for September 22nd, SDFISH.com reports.  The lake has been closed since September 1, 2008 for construction of the largest dam-raise in the U.S.  SDFISH.com has also set up a discussion forum on San Vicente’s opening here.

Fishing and boating reservations must be made in advance through Ticketron roughly four weeks in advance.  The following information is available on the city of San Diego’s website for San Vicente:

WEB CAM SHOWS PROGRESS AT SAN VICENTE DAM PROJECT WITH TIME-LAPSE PHOTOGRAPHY IMAGES



By Millicent Arko 
 
January 2,  2012 (San Diego)-The tallest dam raise in the United States is under construction in Lakeside at the San Vicente Reservoir. Now the San Diego County Water Authority has set up a web cam where you can view the progress live.  High-resolution photos are updated every 30 minutes, providing a current snapshot. The time-lapse sequences combine photos, illustrating the construction process with two vantage points of construction.