By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Mar. 1, 2011 - 8:33 am
According to a hydrograph from the National Weather Service, the Wallkill River in Gardiner hit 15 feet this morning, two feet above flood stage. According to historical measurements, when the river hits 15 feet, Springtown Road, Libertyville Road, and... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Feb. 4, 2011 - 2:45 pm
In this week's issue of the Woodstock Times, Violet Snow reports that the DEC has (for the time being) rejected the town of Shandaken's request for an emergency permit to dredge the Stony Clove Creek. With Shandaken still recovering from two catastrophic... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011 - 4:04 pm
A How-To Guide for talking with officials about the recent flooding in Shandaken. Compiled by Claudia Fragnito. Key Talking Points/Messages: Subject: Recent flooding of the Esopus and tributary creeks/streams in Shandaken, NY Key Messages (pick and... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011 - 2:09 pm
Not a minute too soon: Soggy, soggy Delhi is joining nine other communities across the country in a pilot project to map flooding data. Locally, the study is being sponsored by the USGS and the Delaware County Soil and Water Conservation District. The... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010 - 10:23 am
Ulster County executive Mike Hein visited Phoenicia's Main Street yesterday afternoon, to discuss the county's response to the village's increasingly dire flood problems. Hein, who promised the county's support for the town of Shandaken in an application... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010 - 9:54 am
Daily Freeman correspondent Jay Braman Jr. reports that after this season's back-to-back floods in Phoenicia, plans to prevent the Esopus from flooding is finally getting some traction: State Sen. John Bonacic discussed flooding problems on Tuesday with... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010 - 1:34 pm
The Times Herald-Record has a pitch-perfect news story about a women who was evacuated from her home next to the fast-rising Neversink River during Wednesday's flood. Turns out, Donna Dunnett thinks the whole fuss was unnecessary: Still, Dunnett insisted... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Dec. 3, 2010 - 10:58 pm
Last time the Esopus jumped its banks, on October 1, local photographer and videographer Franz Edlinger created an epic video of the flooding set to Beethoven's Fifth. For the floods this week, Edlinger's picked something a little more Catskillian -- the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010 - 7:40 am
After the soggy events of yesterday, people across the Catskills are waking up and assessing the damage. Here's the latest: Roads Rte. 28 in Mt. Tremper has been open since about 6:30pm last night, according to commenters on our Facebook page. 511.org is... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010 - 9:07 pm
Mud on Main Street in Phoenicia. Photo by Aaron Bennett. What are you seeing out there? Email us reports and photos at [email protected], comment on this post below, weigh in on our Facebook page, tweet us on Twitter, or post a photo to our Flickr... Read more


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