The Lake Hopatcong Commission provided an update regarding the annual drawdown on Lake Hopatcong for this year, the Drawdown is expected to start on or about November 1st, 2020 depending on the lake level the water will be brought down 22" from its normal 9-foot ideal level.

Testing completed by NJDEP on September 22nd confirmed the advisory level of the harmful algal bloom in Crescent Cove has been reduced from the DEP ADVISORY level to the WATCH level. Three samples were collected throughout the cove and results can be found on DEP’s HAB Dashboard at the link below.

LHF: By: Marty Kane - On Tuesday, the Lake Hopatcong Foundation hosted a virtual meeting with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) and the Lake Hopatcong Commission (LHC) to review the 2020 season at Lake Hopatcong and discuss positives and negatives. 

Things are getting competitive in the Lake Loop 2020 Virtual event, and seasoned members like Walter Wurster’s reach out to you for your donations to this team. Walter is also running with this team Dynamite Dave and the Lake Cruisers.

Lace-up for some "fund-racing" and help us reach the $60,000 finish line! Once you register, claim your fundraising page and share it with friends, family, coworkers, and neighbors, to raise money to support a vibrant and healthy Lake Hopatcong and its surrounding community. There are no fundraising requirements or minimums, however, top fundraisers will be recognized on our leader board and awarded prizes!

After supporting the Lake Loop for the last seven years, the entire Salamanca family is getting ready to start their virtual Lake Loop 2020. To get into condition the family is going for early morning walks, paddle boarding, bike riding, and other family activities.

Jess Murphy President and Executive Director of the organization will resign her position on October 2, 2020, to take care of her family. After returning from College she has led several major changes within the foundation and for Lake Hopatcong. While we say a fond farewell to Jess, there are some big shoes to fill for the foundation.

By Greg Kopf, Brand Ambassador at BOATiD.com - Investing in a boat cover is one of the most important decisions a boat owner can make, particularly since weather damage and wear and tear can lead to expensive repairs. It’s easy to forget to cover your boat, particularly during summer when you’re constantly in and out of it. It’s even easier to forget to replace your cover when it's worn or ill-fitting after a season of heavy use. As the seasons change and cold weather approaches, now is the time to remind yourself of the importance of always covering your boat between uses and checking on the effectiveness of your cover.

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