Ice On Reservoirs Will Delay
1-800-724-0309 or 518-287-6000 ext 6380
March 22, 2005
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NORTH BLENHEIM—–The New York Power Authority will
delay reopening the upper and lower reservoirs at the Blenheim-Gilboa
Pumped Storage Power Project to boaters because of ice. NYPA officials
had recently announced that the reservoirs would reopen on April 1.
Engineers at the power project will continue to
monitor ice conditions and will determine when boating may safely take
Permits for recreational boating are required and
will be good until Sept. 30. Both reservoirs are closed to boating the
rest of the year.
Applications for permits may be obtained by calling
1-800-724-0309 or by visiting the Power Authority’s web page,