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By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jul. 13, 2016 - 11:24 am
Above: Vernon Benjamin of the town of Saugerties addresses New York State Department of Health staffer Pamela Young and a colleague at a public forum on New York City's Filtration Avoidance Determination on June 29 in Hunter. Saugerties isn't in New York... Read more
By Gina C. Gould on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016 - 11:15 am
Above: A view of the downstream face of the Olivebridge dam in 1911 as it was under construction as part of the soon-to-be-flooded Ashokan Reservoir. Image via the Ashokan Watershed Stream Management Program. Used with permission. One hundred years ago,... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014 - 2:04 pm
Above: New York City Department of Environmental Protection staffers install a new "under-ice water quality monitoring buoy" on the Ashokan Reservoir on Thursday, Dec. 11. Photo via the NYC DEP's Flickr page.  Before this year, scientists at the New York... 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 dgalusha on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 - 3:19 pm
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Apr. 4, 2013 - 11:47 am
Above: A Flickr slideshow of photos taken during a DEP-led tour of the Gilboa Dam for local officials and media. Photos by Lissa Harris. Cross your fingers for good weather in Gilboa this summer. Weather permitting, a $400 million reconstruction project... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jul. 23, 2012 - 4:07 pm
Lately, visitors to a few of New York City's upstate reservoirs have been getting an especially good look at the bottom. On Saturday, Flickr user David got this beautiful shot of the Cannonsville, with plenty of mud on display along with the crystal-blue... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jul. 10, 2012 - 2:22 pm
Above: A cleanup team at work at the site of a diesel fuel spill in the Pepacton reservoir. Photo by DEP regional manager Mark Danvetz. No sooner had the New York City Department of Environmental Protection finished cleaning up 2,500 gallons of diesel... Read more
By wateradmin on Tuesday, Jun. 26, 2012 - 12:25 am
Above: Detail of a map showing the location of a proposed Phoenicia sewer district, the subject of negotiations between the town of Shandaken, the Catskill Watershed Corporation and the New York City Department of Environmental Protection that broke down... Read more
By Andrew Wyrich on Wednesday, Jun. 20, 2012 - 5:38 pm
Above: Highlights from testimony at a June 19 hearing held by the state DEC on the topic of New York City's releases of muddy water into the Lower Esopus Creek. Video by Andrew Wyrich. Ulster County residents and officials packed the largest lecture hall... Read more


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