Santa Clara Valley Water District

STATION 6098 - SHANTI ASHRAMA

ALERT ID 1518


Location
Latitude: 37 18' 31" N
Elevation: 2167.02 ft.
Longitude: 121 28' 17" W
Locaide: 68 87-65


Description
Station located in the Upper San Antonio Valley, approximately 2 miles south of San Antonio Rd., in extreme eastern Santa Clara County.
Period of Record
Measurements began September 30, 1912, with continuous operation to the present.
Station History
Date Note
02/18/1964 8-inch Fischer & Porter ADR recorder installed. Gauge type prior to this date is unknown.
10/21/1976 Fischer & Porter ADR converted from english to metric measurement.
06/10/1980 Fischer & Porter ADR converted from metric to english measurement.
06/30/1992 Fischer & Porter removed.
07/01/1992 12-inch Sierra-Misco radio-reporting tipping bucket Gauge, with one millimeter resolution, installed.
07/13/1994 ALERT station installed. ADR permanently removed from service.
08/18/2005 Alert narrow banded with 5096 serial number 1447.
08/15/2007 New High Sierra aluminum tipping buckets installed.
08/14/2008 5 watt solar panel installed.
08/26/2015 New rotating top section installed.
11/12/2015 Replaced SN 1447 with 3599.
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