Division of Water, Parts 670-672: Reservoir Releases Regulations (New York)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||New York|
|Name||Division of Water, Parts 670-672: Reservoir Releases Regulations (New York)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations|
|Affected Technologies||Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear|
|Program Administrator||New York State Department of Environmental Conservation|
Water releases from New York State reservoirs are subject to monitoring and regulation; these sections establish rules for the Schoharie, Shandaken Tunnel-Esopus Creek, Cannonsville, Pepacton, Neversink, Ashokan, Kensico, Rondout, Croton System (Boyds Corner, West Branch, Bog Brook, East Branch, Middle Branch, Croton Falls, Cross River, Titicus, Amawalk, Muscoot and New Croton), Mongaup System (Toronto, Swinging Bridge, Cliff Lake, Rio), East Sidney Lake, Sleepy Hollow Lake, Cooper Lake, and Sturgeon Pond reservoirs. The purpose of regulating such releases of water is to protect and enhance the recreational use of the rivers and streams affected by those releases, while ensuring, and without impairing, an adequate supply of water for power production or for any municipality which uses water from such reservoirs for drinking and other purposes.
|Department||NY Department of Environmental Conservation|
|Division||Division of Water|
|Address||625 Broadway Albany, NY 12233-3508|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Environmental Conservation Law §§I-010i 3-0301 15-0805|