Santa Clara Valley Water District

STATION 5059 - LOS GATOS CREEK AT LARK AVENUE

ALERT ID 1492


Location
Latitude: 37 15' 07" N
Elevation: 266.085571 ft.
Drainage Area: 44.21 square miles
Longitude: 121 57' 52" W
Locaide: 25 30-55



Description
Station located 15 ft. upstream of the Lark Avenue bridge on the left bank. Low flow control is a concrete V-notch weir and is subject to gravel deposition during high flow periods. High flow control is the brush and channel downstream of the bridge. Weir subject to aquatic growth during the summer months. PZF at station is equal to 0.65 ft.
Period of Record
Period of record begins October 1, 1966 and continues to the present.
Station History
Date Note
12/23/1969 Fisher & Porter ADR installed.
11/06/1985 Installed Sierra Misco radio transmitter.
07/20/1995 ADR replaced with Acro data logger.
1995 Alert radio replaced with Hydrolynx 5096 transmitter.
04/08/2009 Acro data logger replaced with Design Analysis H510.
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