Reservoir & Release Levels

Reservoir Levels

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New York City’s Water Supply System

New York City’s
Water Supply System

October 19, 2020

Total Storage (% of Capacity)
Current: 72.5
Normal: 75.7
Consumption (billion gallons)
10/18/20 1.03
Average Precipitation (inches)
  Actual Historical
August: 7.09 4.32
September: 3.39 4.57
October: 0.83 2.23

Croton System
Capacity: 91.6B gallons
% of Capacity: 91.5

Neversink Reservoir
Capacity: 34.9B gallons
% of Capacity: 78.4

Rondout Reservoir
Capacity: 49.6B gallons
% of Capacity: 94.3

Pepacton Reservoir
Capacity: 140.2B gallons
% of Capacity: 72.8

Schoharie Reservoir
Capacity: 17.6B gallons
% of Capacity: 69.3

Cannonsville Reservoir
Capacity: 95.7B gallons
% of Capacity: 47.0

Ashokan Reservoir
Capacity: 122.9B gallons
% of Capacity: 67.8

For additional near real-time information on surface water conditions in the New York City Watersheds, go to the USGS for New York State.