Santa Clara Valley Water District

STATION 5016 - ALAMITOS CREEK BELOW ALMADEN RESERVOIR

ALERT ID 1544


Location
Latitude: 37 10' 07" N
Elevation: 505 ft.
Drainage Area: 12.1 square miles
Longitude: 121 49' 42" W
Locaide: 34 46-43



Description
Station located on left bank of Alamitos Creek beneath bridge on Almaden Road. Control is a rectangular concrete weir. PZF at Station is equal to 1.66 ft.

This station measures outlet releases, as well as spillway flows. Water may be transferred to Calero Reservoir, via the Alamden-Calero Canal; these flows are measured by stations 15 and 14.
Period of Record
Measurements began October 1, 1958 and continue to the present.
Station History
Date Note
04/29/1969 Fischer & Porter ADR installed in 36 inch CMP stilling well.
07/29/1987 Handar 585 radio transmitter installed.
07/07/1995 Replaced ADR with Acro Universal data logger.
07/27/1998 Replaced Handar 585 transmitter with Novalynx 5096 transmitter.
08/11/2010 Replaced Acro with DA H510XL.
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