By SEVANY on Wednesday, Apr. 8, 2015 - 8:45 pm
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015 - 12:07 pm
Above: A Save Cooper Lake poster, from SaveCooperLake.org.  Niagara Bottling Company has abandoned its proposal to bottle and sell water from Cooper Lake in the Ulster County town of Woodstock. The Daily Freeman, which along with the Woodstock Times and... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014 - 2:04 pm
Above: New York City Department of Environmental Protection staffers install a new "under-ice water quality monitoring buoy" on the Ashokan Reservoir on Thursday, Dec. 11. Photo via the NYC DEP's Flickr page.  Before this year, scientists at the New York... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014 - 2:10 pm
Above: An ice wall in Platte Clove in 2013. Photo by Dave Hebb and shared in the Watershed Post Flickr pool.  The National Weather Service has issued winter weather advisories for snow and freezing rain beginning on Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 2 and lasting... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 - 12:21 pm
Water is an ever-present fact of life in the Catskills--especially in the small towns that have seen frequent flooding in the last few decades. It's also an ever-renewing source of inspiration for artists and musicians, from 18th-century German composer... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014 - 12:09 pm
Above: A bagel with lox from H&H Bagels Midtown East. Photo by Flickr user Kenneth Lu. A story by the business news site Quartz on Oct. 7 confirmed what New Yorkers already know: The secret to NYC's bagels is in the water.  Bagel entrepreneurs are so... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 - 2:55 pm
Above: A post from the Albany office of the National Weather Service's Facebook page today.  Parts of the Catskills could get "torrential" rainfall of as much to 1 to 2 inches per hour tonight, according to the National Weather Service. The eastern... Read more
By Katherine Speller on Wednesday, Jun. 25, 2014 - 3:59 pm
A popular spot for graduation photos won’t be camera-ready this weekend, or for most of the summer, while its underground hardware receives a make-over.  The fountain at the Ashokan Reservoir will be shut off while the hydropower equipment beneath it is... Read more
By John Phillip Tappen on Wednesday, Jun. 11, 2014 - 4:03 pm
Kenco's Kingston Kayak Festival returns to the Kingston Point Beach on Saturday, June 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to offer opportunities for both seasoned and novice kayakers alike. Kayakers will be able to learn new skills in beginner, intermediate and... Read more
By Elizabeth LoGiudice on Thursday, Mar. 13, 2014 - 4:35 pm


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