Santa Clara Valley Water District

STATION 6099 - PENITENCIA WATER TREATMENT PLANT

ALERT ID 2070


Location
Latitude: 37 23' 54" N
Elevation: 389.268 ft.
Longitude: 121 50' 07" W
Locaide: 9 46-76


Description
Station located near entrance gate to Penitencia Water Treatment Plant, on Whitman Way, in northeast San Jose.
Period of Record
Measurements began October 24, 1967, with continuous operation to the present.
Station History
Date Note
10/24/1967 8-inch Fischer & Porter ADR recorder installed with windshield.
12/09/1974 Station moved approximately 300 feet south and 75 feet lower in elevation. In addition, telephone telemetry installed, and the windshield removed.
10/05/1976 Fischer & Porter ADR converted from english to metric measurement.
05/23/1980 Fischer & Porter ADR converted from metric to english measurement.
09/85/1985 12-inch Sierra-Misco radio-reporting tipping bucket Gauge, with one millimeter resolution, installed to supplement the existing Fischer & Porter ADR.
08/26/1992 Fischer & Porter removed.
2005-2014 Sierra Misco 5050 removed and Hydrolynx 5096 installed.
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