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Additional Stream Level Gauges in Service on Schoharie Creek

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DEP Resumes Normal Operations at Cannonsville Dam

Turbid discharge successfully halted; Cannonsville Dam remains safe and uncompromised.

DEP announces drinking water diversions and downstream releases from Cannonsville Reservoir will be reduced to normal levels beginning Sunday.

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

DEP Begins Work to Remove Hurricane Debris from Schoharie Reservoir

DEP DEP) this week began work to remove debris from the bottom of Schoharie Reservoir that was discovered earlier this year. A special dive team will remove the debris, which consists of two metal construction containers and one oil tank.

Read DEP Press Release

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.

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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