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 special "Know Your Watershed" Halloween show on WIOX 91.3 FM will be on October 18th, at 6:00 pm. This special program is based on stories from the book "Folk Lore of the Schoharie Hills". Our follow up program, on Tuesday Nov. 1, deals with folk music from the Catskill region of the Schoharie Creek. We will have some musicians in the studio playing some of the old tunes and hymns our ancestors sung.

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

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