Santa Clara Valley Water District

STATION 6069 - MT. UMUNHUM

ALERT ID 2081


Location
Latitude: 37 09' 30" N
Elevation: 3120.51 ft.
Longitude: 121 54' 23" W
Locaide: 33 37-41


Description
Station located on the western slope of Mt. Umunhum, on the abandoned Almaden Air Force Base.
Period of Record
Measurements began June 10, 1968, with continuous operation to the present.
Station History
Date Note
06/10/1968 8-inch Fischer & Porter ADR recorder installed with windshield.
05/25/1978 gauge moved approximately 280 feet northeast, and 15 feet lower in elevation.
11/14/1983 12-inch Sierra-Misco radio-reporting tipping bucket gauge, with one millimeter resolution, installed to supplement the existing Fischer & Porter ADR.
09/29/1992 Fischer & Porter removed.
07/19/1994 Model 5050 ALERT transmitter replaced with model 5096.
09/20/2005 New High Sieera Model 3206 sn 19326 narrow banded transmitter installed with a new tipping bucket.
08/24/2007 Installed Hydrolynx model 5096 transmitter sn 3603.
sensor