Santa Clara Valley Water District

STATION 73 - CANOAS CREEK AT ALMADEN EXPRESSWAY

ALERT ID 1485


Location
Latitude: 37 17' 19" N
Elevation: 146.518906 ft.
Drainage Area: 18.61 square miles
Longitude: 121 52' 52" W
Locaide: 19 60-40



Description
Recorder located on north bank of Canoas Creek, upstream of Guadulupe River, and one block south of Ironwood Drive. Control is achieved by a concrete lined trapezoidal channel with a broad-crested V-notch weir. Station subject to backwater conditions when gauge heights exceed an approximate value of 6 ft. at Station 23B (Guadalupe River at Almaden Expressway). PZF at Station is equal to 1.00 ft.
Period of Record
Period of record begins October 1, 1977 and continues to the present.
Station History
Date Note
08/31/1977 Fischer & Porter ADR installed.
01/20/1995 Sierra Misco 5050 radio transmitter installed.
10/20/1995 Replaced ADR with Acro Universal data logger.
08/02/2005 Installed 5096 radio gage.
02/05/2010 Replaced Acro with Design Analysis H510 XL data logger.
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