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San Antonio Reservoir
San Antonio Reservoir, with Pleasanton, California in Background (10753772034).jpg
Aerial view of San Antonio Reservoir
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Location Alameda County, California
Coordinates 37°34′52″N 121°49′42″W / 37.58118°N 121.82825°W / 37.58118; -121.82825
Type reservoir
Primary inflows San Antonio Creek
Primary outflows San Antonio Creek
Basin countries United States

San Antonio Reservoir is located in Alameda County, California, about three miles east-southeast of Sunol. It was built in 1964 by the City and County of San Francisco. Formed by the James H. Turner Dam across San Antonio Creek not far above where it flows into Alameda Creek, its purpose is to store water from the Hetch Hetchy Aqueduct and local wells and watersheds. It has a capacity of 50,500 acre feet (62,300,000 m3).

The reservoir is not open to the public.

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