Santa Clara Valley Water District

STATION 6001 - ALAMITOS

ALERT ID 2065


Location
Latitude: 37 14' 50" N
Elevation: 199.917 ft.
Longitude: 121 52' 14" W
Locaide: 26 41-54


Description
Station located on right bank of levee road between the Guadalupe River and Alamitos percolation pond.
Period of Record
Measurements began October 1, 1959, with continuous operation to the present.
Station History
Date Note
10/01/1959 3-inch non-recorder installed.
10/01/1969 8-inch Bendix recorder installed.
11/22/1972 Evaporation pan installed; station moved to temporary location from 10/06/1971 to 11/22/1972 during installation.
03/25/1976 3-inch non-recorder replaced by 8-inch Fischer & Porter ADR recorder.
08/30/1976 Fischer & Porter ADR removed and 3-inch non-recorder in operation during preparation of new station.
12/12/1976 Gauge moved approximately 800 feet northeast.
12/20/1976 Fischer & Porter ADR moved to new site.
12/09/1977 Windshield installed.
04/20/1978 Fischer & Porter converted to metric units.
05/22/1980 Fischer & Porter converted to English units.
09/21/1983 12-inch Sierra-Misco 5050 radio-reporting tipping bucket gauge, with one millimeter resolution, installed to supplement the existing Fischer & Porter ADR.
07/01/1992 Fischer & Porter removed.
09/27/2005 High Sierra model 3206 narrow banded transmiter and tipping bucket installed.
07/25/2006 Installed Hydrolynx 5096 serial number 1278.
07/23/2007 Installed High Sierra 3206 serial number 19142 with new buckets.
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