Santa Clara Valley Water District

STATION 6008 - BIEL RANCH

ALERT ID 1517


Location
Latitude: 37 28' 02" N
Elevation: 3410.8501 ft.
Longitude: 121 31' 51" W
Locaide: 68 86-82


Description
Station located on private ranch approximately one mile west of Mines Rd., and approximately one mile south of the Santa Clara/Alameda County border.
Period of Record
Measurements began February 18, 1964, with continuous operation to the present.
Station History
Date Note
02/18/1964 8-inch Fischer & Porter ADR recorder installed.
04/17/1964 Windshield installed.
10/21/1976 Windshield removed, Fischer & Porter ADR converted from english to metric measurement.
02/28/1978 Fischer & Porter ADR converted from metric to english measurement. Windshield installed.
04/29/1994 12-inch Sierra-Misco radio-reporting tipping bucket Gauge, with one millimeter resolution, installed to supplement the existing Fischer & Porter ADR.
04/29/1994 Fischer & Porter removed.
08/09/2004 Hydrolynx 5096 Narrow banded.
08/15/2007 New 5096 and aluminum tipping buckets installed.
07/30/2008 5 watt solar panel installed.
08/26/2015 New top installed.
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