Santa Clara Valley Water District

STATION 6044 - LOMA PRIETA

ALERT ID 2072


Location
Latitude: 37 06' 39" N
Elevation: 3790.24 ft.
Longitude: 121 50' 39" W
Locaide: 41 44-35


Description
Station located on Loma Prieta Peak, adjacent to the compound entrance for KNTV television channel 11.
Period of Record
Measurements began October 7, 1962, with continuous operation to the present.
Station History
Date Note
10/07/1962 8-inch Bendix recorder installed, with windshield.
09/28/1965 8-inch Fischer & Porter ADR recorder installed.
04/14/1972 Station moved 90 feet south, and 9 feet lower in elevation.
05/24/1978 Station moved 140 feet northwest, and 40 feet higher in elevation.
09/20/1984 12-inch Sierra-Misco radio-reporting tipping bucket Gauge, with one millimeter resolution, installed to supplement the existing Fischer & Porter ADR.
06/30/1992 Fischer & Porter removed.
12/29/2005 New 5096 sn 6410 installed and narrow banded.
08/23/2007 Replace 5096 with sn 1441.
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