Ashokan releases increased to 600 MGD

The Ashokan Release Channel was increased from 400 to approximately 600 MGD starting at 11:00AM finishing at 1:00PM. The increase was made in 40 MG increments every 1/2 hour. The current release channel turbidity is 11.9 ntu. The reservoir level is 91.7%, and the releases are intended to reduce the level to the Conditional Season Storage Objective of 90%.