Santa Clara Valley Water District

STATION 5047 - Kirk Ditch at Head

Latitude: 37˚ 15' 37" N
Elevation: 253 ft. NGVD of 1929
Longitude: 121˚ 57' 20" W
Locaide: 18 57-30

Recorder is located at the end of Oka Lane in the town of Los Gatos about 400 feet below Kirk Dam. Water is supplied by an intake valve upstream of Kirk Dam.
Period of Record
Gage established in January 1970 and continues to present.
Station History
Date Note
01/1970 Leupold Stevens ADR installed.
07/10/1995 ADR replaced with Acro data logger & Station intakes were reconfigured to collect stage data.
04/03/2009 Acro replaced with Design Analysis H510, and 5-watt solar panel.
03/19/2019 Install GOES & upgraded logger firmware.