This public-private partnership provides clean drinking water for nine million New Yorkers.

Disaster Assistance

Emergency Flood Assistance is available to program participants in eight watershed communities. Watershed landowners adversely affected by Hurricane Sandy should contact the Council for a site visit and action plan. Call the Agricultural Program at (607) 865-7090 or email Larry Hulle, Agricultural Program Manager.

County Departments of Emergency Services

Delaware:  website  |  Facebook

Dutchess: website  |  Facebook

Greene: website 

Otsego: website

Putnam: website

Schoharie: website  |  Facebook

Sullivan: website

Ulster: website  |  Blog  |  Facebook

Westchester: website


Other Sites We Use

NYC Department of Environmental Protection: website  |  Facebook  |  Twitter


Watershed Post (also has regional specific emergency news)

Regional radio stations:  WIOX-FM  |  WDLA-AM  |  WDST-FM  |  WRIP-FM

Additional resources can be found on our blog, You & Your Watershed


Federal Assistance Available



New York State Assistance

Governor Cuomo Holds Storm Briefing


Regional and Local Assistance

American Red Cross Greater NY Region


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