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New tools help predict water levels in NYC's Catskills watershed

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In the past, forecasters had to use year-old data to estimate the threat that snow, rainfall and sudden thaws could have on communities downstream from water bodies managed by the New York City Department of Environmental Protection. Following a cooperative project with the National Weather Service, technicians at the DEP now have their fingers on the pulse of the city’s entire reservoir system — including the Schoharie Watershed, which feeds the Mohawk River’s biggest tributary. ...

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