A Year on the Balboa Reservoir: Photos IV

Part of a series of posts about the history of the Balboa Reservoir. View more photos here, and here, and here.

Okay, it’s been more than a year of photographing this soon-to-be-lost semi-wild open space. By this time next year, maybe, the lower portion of the Balboa Reservoir will have begun its transformation into a housing development.

Graffiti. Balboa Reservoir. Nov 2020. Photo: Amy O'Hair
Graffiti. Balboa Reservoir. Nov 2020. Photo: Amy O’Hair
A coyote, quietly hunting on the Balboa Reservoir. Dec 2020. Photo: Amy O'Hair
A coyote, quietly hunting on the Balboa Reservoir. Dec 2020. Photo: Amy O’Hair
Berm walker. Balboa Reservoir. Nov 2020. Photo: Amy O'Hair
Berm walker. Balboa Reservoir. Nov 2020. Photo: Amy O’Hair

Graffiti. Balboa Reservoir. Nov 2020. Photo: Amy O'Hair
Graffiti. Balboa Reservoir. Nov 2020. Photo: Amy O’Hair
Asphalt busting pine on the berm. Balboa Reservoir. Jan 2021. Photo: Amy O'Hair
Asphalt busting pine on the berm. Balboa Reservoir. Jan 2021. Photo: Amy O’Hair
Slope at SW corner. Balboa Reservoir. Jan 2021. Photo: Amy O'Hair
Slope at SW corner. Balboa Reservoir. Jan 2021. Photo: Amy O’Hair
Nighttime on the Balboa Reservoir. Dec 2020. Photo: Amy O'Hair
Nighttime on the Balboa Reservoir. Dec 2020. Photo: Amy O’Hair
Fog on the Balboa Reservoir. Dec 2020. Photo: Amy O'Hair
Fog on the Balboa Reservoir. Dec 2020. Photo: Amy O’Hair
Swing at sunset. Balboa Reservoir. Nov 2020. Photo: Amy O'Hair
Swing at sunset. Balboa Reservoir. Nov 2020. Photo: Amy O’Hair
Volunteer on the berm. Balboa Reservoir. Nov 2020. Photo: Amy O'Hair
Volunteer on the berm. Balboa Reservoir. Nov 2020. Photo: Amy O’Hair
Outlets for the reservoir that never was. Balboa Reservoir. Nov 2020. Photo: Amy O'Hair
Outlets for the reservoir that never was. Balboa Reservoir. Nov 2020. Photo: Amy O’Hair
Family exercising on the Balboa Reservoir. Nov 2020. Photo: Amy O'Hair
Family exercising on the Balboa Reservoir. Nov 2020. Photo: Amy O’Hair

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