Santa Clara Valley Water District

STATION 5016 - ALAMITOS CREEK BELOW ALMADEN RESERVOIR

ALERT ID 1544


Location
Latitude: 37˚ 10' 07" N
Elevation: 505 ft.
Stage Conversion to NAVD88 Elevation: +489.7 to stage
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.

This station measures outlet releases, as well as spillway flows. Water may be transferred to Calero Reservoir, via the Alamden-Calero Canal.
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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