USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
11169500 Saratoga Creek at Saratoga, CA
LOCATION - Lat 37°15'16", long 122°02'18" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Santa Clara County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18050003, Mt. Diablo meridian, in Quito Grant, on right bank, on upstream side of private road bridge, 0.5 mi southwest of Saratoga, and 0.7 mi downstream from diversion dam.
DRAINAGE AREA - 9.22 mi².
- WSP 1445: 1940, 1952 (instantaneous maximum discharge). WSP 1929: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1933 to current year. Prior to October 1951, published as "Campbell Creek at Saratoga."
CHEMICAL DATA: Water years 1972-73.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 492.09 ft above NAVD of 1988. Prior to Dec. 6, 1968, at site 40 ft downstream at different datum.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 2,730 ft³/s, Dec. 22, 1955, from rating curve extended above 510 ft³/s, on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow, site and datum then in use, maximum gage height, 7.80 ft, Feb. 3, 1998; no flow at times.