Santa Clara Valley Water District

STATION 5059 - LOS GATOS CREEK AT LARK AVENUE

GOES 5059

ALERT ID 1492


Location
Latitude: 37˚ 15' 07" N
Elevation: 266 ft.
Stage Conversion to NAVD88 Elevation: +260.5 to stage
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.
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.
2017-2018 GOES replaced ALERT radio & FTS data logger installed.
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