Santa Clara Valley Water District

STATION 6100 - STEVENS CREEK

ALERT ID 1510


Location
Latitude: 37 17' 15" N
Elevation: 582.773 ft.
Longitude: 122 04' 43" W
Locaide: 17 17-60


Description
Station located along Stevens Canyon Rd., directly behind the California Department of Forestry, Stevens Creek Reservoir Division.
Period of Record
Measurements began December 15, 1936, with continuous operation to the present.
Station History
Date Note
1968 Station was moved 1/2 mile south and 100 feet higher in elevation.
02/23/1973 8-inch Bendix recorder installed. Gauge type unknown for period: 1936 to 1973.
02/26/1974 8-inch Bendix recorder replaced by Fischer & Porter ADR recorder.
03/19/1976 Station moved 250 feet northwest, and 100 feet lower in elevation.
11/10/1977 Telephone telemetry installed.
08/23/1991 12-inch Sierra-Misco radio-reporting tipping bucket Gauge, with one millimeter resolution, installed to supplement the existing Fischer & Porter ADR.
06/30/1992 Fischer & Porter removed.
07/01/2004 Handar removed and High Sierra 3206 narrow banded Transmitter installed along with a new tipping bucket.
09/27/2007 5096 replaces 3206.
05/21/2008 Directional antenna, power amp installed.
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