Geology and Ground Waters of the Western Part of San Diego County, California Volume 444-446
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...STBEAI REAR OLOWALU, IAUI. LocArr0N.--About 600 feet above Olowalu Sugar Co.'s power house, 1 mile north of Olowalu. Rscoans A'AILABLE.--A'pl'il 26, 1913, to January 8, 1916, when gage was washed out and station discontinued. GAoz.----Vert.ical staff on right bank. DISCHARGE MEASUR1-3MENTB.--M8 l8 by wading or from footbridge. Cnsrmsn AND CONTROL.--ODG channel at all stages; straight for 100 feet above and below gage; right bank nearly vertical to above high water; left bank low with gentle slope. Control composed of boulders and gravel; shifting. Exrnsuss or o1scnAROE.--Maximum stage recorded during period of record, 2.8 feet at 5.30 p. m., November 2, 1915 (discharge, 200 million gallons per day, or 309 second-feet, stream frequently dry. Drvx-: ns1o.1s.--Water for power house and irrigation diverted Ii miles above gage; partly measured in tailrace called Olowalu ditch. R cu1..'r1o1z.--Diversion above station. UTlLIZATION.--LOW and medium flow past gage is diverted for irrigation of sugar cane. AccuRAcY.----Gage read twice daily. Results poor. Control shifts greatly and insufiicient measurements were made to develop good rating curves. The following discharge measurement was made by H. A. R. Austin: July 21, 1915: Gage height, 0.44 foot; discharge, 2.4 second-feet. Monthly discharge of Olowalu Stream near Olowalu, Maui, for year ending June.30, 1916. No'rz.--Discharge determined from a poorly defined rating curve. No (low on days for which discharge ls not given. OLOWALU' DITCH REAR. OLOWALU, HAITI. LOCA'l'ION.--IIl flume crossing Olowalu Stream near power house, 1 mile above Olowalu. Flume was washed out January 8, 1916, and new gage was installed April 22. Rzconns AVAILABLE.--Al1gl1St 12, ...
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