Dam Concerned Citizen's Annual Meeting
April 8th at 7 PM Fultonham Church, Route 30 in Fultonham
Watching for Ice Jams on NY's Mohawk River with Professor John Garver
Watch Wake up with Al WUWA: Ice Jam Cam!!! on The Weather Channel
New Tool to Aid in Monitoring Potential Ice Jams in Mohawk River. For more information view the CBS6 News article.
The first Hydrologic Outlook issued by the National Weather Service refers to the potential for flooding across Eastern New York State. Valid 3/6/14 thru 3/20/14.
Dam Concerned Citizen's Annual Meeting will be on April 8 at 7:00 PM at the Fultonham Church, Route 30 in Fultonham.
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The sixth annual Mohawk Watershed Symposium will be Friday 21 March 2014. Union College will host the sixth symposium on the physical aspects of the Mohawk Watershed in New York State. Online registration opens January 25, 2014.
See Mohawk Watershed Symposium for information.
The siphons drawdown reservoir levels in time of snowmelt / rain. A fringe benefit is that the increased streamflow, via the siphons, reduces ice formation in both the Schoharie and the Mohawk.
Please refer to the Snowpack-Based Reservoir Management on page 30 in the Gilboa Dam Project Description to see how preemptive reservoir drawdown can reduce spillage in time of snowmelt / rain events.
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 )