Public information for Schoharie Streams Restoration Project
Department of Environmental Protection Announces Program for Watershed Businesses to Store Rental Kayaks and Canoes at New York City Reservoirs. Read the Press Release
Follow the Schoharie Streams Restoration Project. Locate information on the stream restoration process, view progress reports and announcements of public meetings.
NYC DEP presented a Gilboa Dam Reconstruction project update at the DCC annual meeting of April 9, 2013. Special thank you to NYC DEP for the update and the Power Point presentation.
Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 (BW-12) requires the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to take immediate steps to eliminate a variety of existing flood insurance subsidies and calls for a number of changes in how the program operates. Read the: National Flood Insurance Program
Flood inundation maps showing projected water levels in the Schoharie Creek Corridor. One scenario assumes a simple dam failure with a “full pool” elevation of 1130’ and no rainfall. The second scenario assumes as dam failure occurring under conditions created by the probable maximum flood (PMF) with a water level of 1145.5’ at the Gilboa Dam/Schoharie Reservoir. Read the: Inundation Maps / Schoharie Creek Corridor
Check the Gilboa Dam water levels
This "Live" hydrograph courtesy of the Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service shows the Schoharie Creek at Gilboa Dam water level changes over time. The Flood Categories ( in feet ) are based on NYCDEP spillway curve with notch.
Flood Categories ( in feet )