NYS DEC December 10, 2010 Water Supply Permit.

History of FAD through 2007.   NYS DOH (in consultation with US EPA) August 2013 Final Draft midterm revisions to the NYC 2007 Filtration Avoidance Determination (FAD).  Response to Public Comments.  Final Revised 2007 FAD, issued May 2014 by NYSDOH in consultation with EPA.

Documents related to the New York City FAD including the 1997 Memorandum of Agreement (MOA).   1997 MOA.

Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC).
Behind the Scenes: The Inside Story of the Watershed Agreement — An oral history of the NYC Watershed Negotiations 1990 – 1997.

History of New York City’s Water Supply System: HERE and HERE   Map showing counties and basins of the NYC West-of-Hudson Watershed.

NYC DEP, Soil & Water Districts of the Watershed, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Green and Ulster Counties, Watershed Agricultural Council, the Catskill Center for Conservation and Development, Ashokan Watershed Stream Management Program, Trout Unlimited, and CWC post information at Catskill Streams.

NYS DEC Order on Consent for the Ashokan Reservoir.

A very fine book on New York City’s historical relation to the Catskills is David Stradling’s Making Mountains: New York City and the Catskills. The publisher’s description can be found HERE; excerpts from the book can be read HERE.

Diane Galusha, a native of Windsor, NY, and currently serving as Communications Director and Education Coordinator for the Catskill Watershed Corporation, is the author of Liquid Assets, The Story of New York City’s Water System (1999, Purple Mountain Press).  For a “Look Inside” click HERE.

A Billion Gallons a Day : Paul Rush and the NYC water supply are featured in this NY Times news-video dated Oct 16, 2014.

CWT celebrated its 25th Anniversary at the Hanah Mountain Resort in Margaretville on September 17, 2016. At the request of the CWT Executive Board, Kurt Ossenfort assembled historical footage from the early days of the Coalition and NYC DEP.

CWT_1 25th from kurt Ossenfort on Vimeo.


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