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Additional Stream Level Gauges in Service on Schoharie Creek

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Additional Stream Level Gauges in Service on Schoharie Creek

In July three new level gauges were put in service to fill the gap in measurement of tributary flows to the Schoharie Creek between Breakabeen and Burtonsville level measurement stations. The new stations are located at Middleburgh, Fox Creek and Esperance.

Read about the Stream Level Gauges on Schoharie Creek

DEP Announces Start of Construction for Release Works At Schoharie Reservoir

"New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Emily Lloyd today announced that construction will begin this month on a $142 million project to build release works at Schoharie Reservoir."

Read DEP Press Release Release Works At Schoharie Reservoir for more information.

DEP Investigates and Repairs Cannonsville Dam

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is continuing to investigate and repair an ongoing turbid discharge from a rock embankment below Cannonsville Dam.

Read the DEP Cannonsville Details and DEP Cannonsville Press Release Update Details

DEP drains Cannonsville Reservoir after drilling incident

The Watershed Post has two articles about the Cannonsville Reservoir drilling incident that happened on July 8, 2015

Read DEP drains Cannonsville Reservoir after drilling incident and The Cannonsville Dam isn't leaking, DEP finds

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.

Schoharie Creek at Gilboa Dam Hydrograph

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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