Ashokan release decreased to seasonal minimum

Ashokan Release Channel

The Ashokan Release has been changed from 200MGD to the minimum community release rate of 15 MGD from the west basin. The turbidity of the release is relatively clear at 5.1NTU.

The reservoir storage elevation target for May 1 is 100% and the reservoir is currently at 99.8%. The Catskill Aqueduct diversion is 300MGD from the east basin.