Cannonsville Reservoir

By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, May. 4, 2016 - 2:22 pm
Above: The Cannonsville Dam's spillway. Image by the NYC DEP, via Flickr.  In the wake of a drilling incident at the Cannonsville Dam in the Delaware County town of Deposit last summer, the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015 - 12:43 pm
Above: A stream of cloudy water, center, flowed from a rock embankment downstream of the Cannonsville Dam for several weeks. Photo via the NYC DEP.  A disturbing gush of cloudy water below the Cannonsville Dam was stopped on Saturday, August 1, and the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jul. 24, 2015 - 2:13 pm
Above: A rendering of the drilling incident that caused muddy discharge at the base of the Cannonsville Dam, according to the NYC DEP. Source: NYC DEP. The Cannonsville Dam isn’t leaking, an investigation by the New York City Department of Environmental... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Jul. 20, 2015 - 3:08 pm
Above: The Cannonsville Dam, looking upstream toward the Cannonsville Reservoir. The dam’s release chamber is a rock structure surrounded by a road on the righthand side of the image. Muddy water began flowing into the West Branch of the Delaware River... Read more
By Frank Lumia Real Estate Plus on Tuesday, Jun. 16, 2015 - 1:51 pm
Listing # 98152 Asking $239,000 Year Built: 1920 Town: Hancock(Tompkins) Living Area: 1704 Acreage: 7.34 Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 1.75 Living Room: 15x23 Dining Room: 14x16 Kitchen: 12x8.5 Rear entry: 7.4x8.5 Bedroom 1: 17x14 Bedroom 2: 12x10.5 Bedroom 3: 15x10... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, May. 22, 2015 - 12:46 pm
Sunrise this morning -- Friday, May 22 -- marked the beginning of the boating season on four of New York City's upstate reservoirs in the Catskills: the Cannonsville, the Neversink, the Schoharie and the Pepacton. Boating on the reservoirs is allowed... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 - 1:43 pm
Above: A paddler heads down to the shore of the Pepacton Reservoir during the 2014 boating season. Photo via the NYC DEP's Flickr page.  In the three years since the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) opened four of its upstate... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 - 1:47 pm
Up here in the Catskills, in the heart of New York City's vast rural watershed, it's impossible to forget that one lives in the middle of the city's water supply. The city's huge reservoirs dominate the landscape. Watershed affairs dominate local... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 - 11:14 am
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and a slew of other groups and volunteers will fan out across the Catskills on Sunday, Oct. 5 to clean up four of the NYC reservoirs -- the Pepacton, the Cannonsville, the Neversink, and the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Sep. 19, 2014 - 4:28 pm
For half a century, a valuable source of local energy has gone untapped: the billions of gallons of water that pour each year through the release works at New York City's Cannonsville Reservoir and flow into the West Branch of the Delaware River.  The... Read more

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