Santa Clara Valley Water District

STATION 6127 - COW RIDGE

ALERT ID 2071


Location
Latitude: 37 16' 08" N
Elevation: 3051.7 ft.
Longitude: 121 36' 47" W
Locaide: 29 73-56


Description
Station located atop Cow Mountain, in the Diablo mountain range, approximately 5 miles east of United Technologies Corporation (U.T.C.) at San Felipe Rd.
Period of Record
Measurements began November 18, 1977, with continuous operation to the present.
Station History
Date Note
11/18/1977 8-inch Fischer & Porter ADR recorder installed.
11/15/1983 12-inch Sierra-Misco radio-reporting tipping bucket Gauge, with one millimeter resolution, installed to supplement the existing Fischer & Porter ADR.
08/25/1992 Fischer & Porter removed.
08/10/2004 Hydrolynx 5096 radio narrow banded.
09/14/2007 New tipping bucket and 5 watt solar panel installed.
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