Created in 1999, the Delaware County, New York Department of Watershed Affairs is dedicated to assisting communities within the watershed while collaborating with state and federal agencies to protect the water supply.

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NYC Watershed

Located in Southeastern New York State, most of the water is provided by precipitation that falls within the Watershed, flowing to nearby streams, and then is collected within the reservoirs.

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The latest in Delaware County Watershed Affairs news, as well as press releases, upcoming events, newsletters and land acquisition audits.

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Upper Delaware River Tailwaters

The Upper Delaware River Tailwaters is directly below the Cannonsville and Pepacton Dams and stretches downstream to Calicoon, PA. The Upper Delaware River Tailwaters Coalition is a group of municipal officials and not-for-profits working together for the municipalities downstream from the New York City Watershed.

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Delaware County - Farm Equipment


When New York City released its draft Watershed Rules and Regulations in 1990, Delaware County undertook the lead role in responding to the draft on behalf of farmers in the watershed.

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Susquehanna Watershed

The Susquehanna River Basin is the second largest east of the Mississippi River. The 444 miles cover large parts of New York, Pennsylvania & Maryland before emptying into the Chesapeake Bay.

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We’re available to help with all your water related questions! If you don’t find the information you are looking for in this list, please feel free to contact us at (607) 832-5432.

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