Santa Clara Valley Water District

STATION 5051 - ROSS CREEK AT CHERRY AVENUE

ALERT ID 2058


Location
Latitude: 37 15' 47" N
Elevation: 165.198013 ft.
Drainage Area: 7.61 square miles
Longitude: 121 53' 12" W
Locaide: 19 57-39



Description
Recorder located approximately 50 ft. west of Cherry Avenue on the south bank of Ross Creek. Low flow control is established by a broad-crested V-notch weir. High flow is controlled by a double box culvert at Cherry Avenue and occasionally by backwater from the Guadalupe River. PZF at Station is equal to 2.86 ft.
Period of Record
Period of record begins October 1, 1956 and continues to the present.
Station History
Date Note
12/15/1969 Fischer & Porter ADR installed in steel house.
07/25/1984 Sierra Misco 5050 radio transmitter installed.
10/27/1994 Crest stage gauges (CSG) installed upstream and downstream of culvert at Cherry Avenue.
01/20/1995 Replaced ADR with Acro Universal data logger. Replaced Sierra Misco 5050 radio transmitter with a Novalynx 5096 radio transmitter.
05/10/2010 Installed DA H510XL with serial radio.
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