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Around the Watershed

Olive Residents: Flooding Problems?

If you are a res­i­dent of the Town of Olive and want to either view or add to flood maps you are wel­come to stop by the AWSMP office between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm, Mon­day through Fri­day.  Recently, the Town of Olive Town Board heard a pre­sen­ta­tion from Woidt Engi­neer­ing and Con­sult­ing on the […]

Stream Management Grants Available

The Ashokan Water­shed Stream Man­age­ment Pro­gram is now accept­ing grant appli­ca­tions for stream man­age­ment projects in the Ashokan watershed. Eligible appli­cants include local, county, state, or fed­eral gov­ern­ment agen­cies, 501©(3) orga­ni­za­tions, sec­ondary school dis­tricts, col­leges, or uni­ver­si­ties. Approx­i­mately $500,000 will be awarded. For more infor­ma­tion, and to down­load an appli­ca­tion visit Projects & Fund­ing.  Full appli­ca­tions are due: 4:30 PM, […]

Oily Sheen Contained on Schoharie Reservoir

The NYC Depart­ment of Envi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion (DEP) is inves­ti­gat­ing an oily sheen that was dis­cov­ered Mon­day after­noon near the Shan­daken Tun­nel Intake Cham­ber on the Schoharie Reser­voir. Water sup­ply oper­a­tors worked to pre­vent the sheen from leav­ing the reser­voir by shut­ting down the intake cham­ber and installing an absorbent boom around the intake struc­ture. As […]

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