NYCDEP Proposes Regular Releases from Schoharie Reservoir to Reduce Flood Risk, Support Downstream Ecology
Read the NYCDEP Press Release
Winter-Spring Flood Potential March 12, 2015
Dam Concerned Citizens, Inc Annual Meeting
Tuesday, April 14 at 7:00 PM Presbyterian Church Hall 314 Main St. Schoharie, NY
Two of DCC Inc's longstanding goals for flood mitigation and conservation releases from the Schoharie Reservoir has been Proposed by NYCDEP. This is very good news!
Read NYCDEP Press Release Department of Environmental Protection Proposes Regular Releases from Schoharie Reservoir to Enhance Flood Mitigation, Support Downstream Ecology for more information.
Register on-line with the FERC eLibrary to read letters and study requests regarding the relicensing of the NYPA Blenheim/Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project Docket # 2685. To access the FERC documents enter docket #p-2685, instead of simply 2685. Also, the FERC website has a default horizon of 30days, any documents filed further back than 30 days are archived, but accessible, if one puts in the dates wanted in their access request.
Go to FERC eLibrary to register. Project Docket # 2685
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 )