Ashokan release increased to 50 MGD

Ashokan Release Channel

The Ashokan Release Channel will be increased from 15 to approximately 50 MGD. The increases will be executed in two steps from 3:30PM to 4:30PM.

The current release channel turbidity is 3.7 ntu. The Ashokan East Basin is currently spilling at 42.6 MGD.

In accordance with the Interim Release Protocol for the Ashokan Release Channel, NYCDEP is making discharge mitigation releases to meet the Conditional Seasonal Storage Objective (CSSO).