Seasonal minimum releases restarted

Ashokan Release ChannelThe Ashokan Release Channel is being reactivated today at 15 million gallons per day (mgd) for community releases. The current release channel turbidity is 4.4 NTU. Ashokan Reservoir’s east basin is currently spilling over at a rate of 635 mgd. The combined spill and release rate will be maintained below 1000 mgd per the interim release protocol.

The Mount Marion gauge is currently at 16.2 ft river stage and steadily decreasing to 14.9 ft for the forecast period ending May 22 at 8:00am.