Continuous Monitoring Stations

Water quality monitoring station at Banks Pumping Plant.

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DWR's Division of Operations and Maintenance (O&M) currently maintains 16 continuous water quality monitoring stations located throughout the State Water Project. Data from these automated stations are uploaded to the California Data Exchange Center (CDEC) website. The parameters monitored at these stations are:

  • Electrical conductivity
  • Water temperature
  • Turbidity
  • pH
  • Fluorometry
  • UVA-254 absorption

Current and historic hourly and daily data for individual stations can be viewed by selecting the corresponding station link in the Stations and Sensors table below.

Stations and Sensors

This table contains information on the location and water quality parameters monitored at continuous, automated stations operated by O&M.

#

CDEC

ID

Station Name

Lat

Long

County

Turb

EC

Temp

pH

UVA-254

Fluoro

1

BKS

Barker Sough Pumping Plant

38.275900

-121.796500

Solano

X

X

X

X

 

 

2

C13

Check 13

37.074200

-121.015100

Merced

X

X

X

X

X

 

3

C21

Check 21

36.014200

-119.976900

Kings

X

X

X

X

 

 

4

C41

Check 41

34.834000

-118.711900

Kern

X

X

X

X

 

 

5

C66

Check 66

34.336000

-117.303600

San Bernardino

X

X

X

 

 

 

6

CLC

Clifton Court

37.829800

-121.557400

Contra Costa

X

X

X

X

 

X

7

CPP

Cordelia Pumping Plant

38.227600

-122.134700

Solano

X

X

X

 

 

 

8

CSO

Castaic Lake Outlet

34.527000

-118.611000

Los Angeles

X

X

X

X

 

 

9

DC2

Devil Canyon 2nd Afterbay

34.230500

-117.340500

San Bernardino

X

X

X

X

 

 

10

DCO

Del Valle COW

37.617800

-121.746800

Alameda

X

X

X

X

 

 

11

DV7

Del Valle

Check 7

37.654700

-121.741900

Alameda

X

X

X

X

 

X

12

DYR

Dyer Reservoir

37.757824

-121.674913

Contra Costa

X

X

X

X

 

X

13

HBP

Banks Pumping Plant

37.801944

-121.620278

Contra Costa

X

X

X

X

X

X

14

PPP

Pacheco Pumping Plant

37.061900

-121.180600

Merced

X

X

X

X

 

X

15

TEE

Teerink Pumping Plant

35.032749

-119.008102

Kern

X

X

X

X

 

 

16

VSB

Vallecitos Turnout

37.598500

-121.819300

Alameda

X

X

X

X

 

 

 

Decommissioned Stations

C12: CA Aqueduct Check 12 (KA006633)

C18: CA Aqueduct Check 18 (KA014321)

C29: CA Aqueduct Check 29 (KA024454)

DVC: Devil Canyon Headworks (KA041288)

EDP: Edmonston Pumping Plant (KA029339)


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