The citizens' not-for-profit advocacy group for Dam Safety and Flood Mitigation in the Schoharie Drainage Basin

3 New Gauges (Middleburgh, Fox Creek, Esperance) added to NOAA AHPS Hydrograph

View the Schoharie Creek Hydrographs page.

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Stream the "Know Your Watershed" live broadcast on WIOX 91.3 FM

Our next "Know Your Watershed" show on WIOX 91.3 FM will be on November 29th, at 6:00 pm. The topic for this program will be "EPIC SNOW STORMS IN THE SCHOHARIE VALLEY." We will be taking a 3 month break and our regular broadcast schedule will resume on March 7, 2017.

Update on Gilboa Dam Rehab

DEP Announced in a Press Release on May 23, 2016 that the Gilboa Dam rehabilitation project has been recognized with a national award for engineering excellence from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). DEP, along with consulting engineers from Gannett Fleming and Hazen and Sawyer, were honored with the Grand Award at the councilís annual Engineering Excellence Awards.

PDF on Dams, Reservoirs and Earthquakes

Read: On the Nature of Reservoir-induced Seismicity.pdf

Living with Dams

Living with Dams: Know Your Risks and Extreme Rainfall Events. Read the Living Near Dams eBooks. Prepared by Association of State Dam Officials

Check the Gilboa Dam water levels

Flood Categories ( in feet )

Major Flood Stage:
1133.5
Moderate Flood Stage:
1131.5
Flood Stage:
1130.5
Action Stage:
1124.5
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