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Blenheim/Gilboa Pumped Storage Project Relicensing

Public is invited to participate in public hearings, read more below

Letter from Congressman Chris Gibson to Emily Loyd NYCEDP Commissioner

Shows congressional support of an operating protocol Gibson Letter

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Blenheim/Gilboa Pumped Storage Project

The public is invited to attend and participate in public hearings conducted by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for the relicensing of the Blenheim/Gilboa Pumped Storage Project, owned and operated by the NYS Power Authority. FERC will hold two public meetings for the Blenheim-Gilboa Project to receive input on the scope of the environmental assessment.

An evening meeting will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, July 7, 2014, at the Gilboa-Conesville Central School in Gilboa. A daytime meeting will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at the Best Western Inn in Cobleskill. For more information, please visit the: NYPA B-G Relicensing website.

Bald Eagle Nest Alongside Gilboa Dam

"DEP announced that a bald eagle nest alongside the Gilboa Dam construction site has yielded eaglets for the second consecutive year." Read the Press Release or view DEP's Flickr page

Homeowner’s Guide to Flood Preparedness

DEP Releases New Homeowner's Guide to Flood Preparedness to help protect your propertie and valuables against flooding.

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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