LHF | By Holly Odgers:We are introducing a series of posts that make up a Lake-Friendly Living Guide to engage the public in action-oriented ways to protect Lake Hopatcong.
On 07/19/2019 the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) posted the latest round of water testing results for Lake Hopatcong.
By Jess Murphy: As the advisory against swimming and some watersports on Lake Hopatcong continues, it’s easy to feel helpless in the face of such an unprecedented environmental crisis.
A special meeting of the Lake Hopatcong Commission to discuss short-term and long-term strategies to address water quality issues, specifically related to the harmful algal bloom (HAB) on Lake Hopatcong.
As summertime crowds are down around the Lake Hopatcong area due to the swimming ban, the Hopatcong Lake Regional News will be implementing the annual SHOP LOCAL this year starting today.
On 07/17/2019 the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) posted the most recent aerial photo (above) of Lake Hopatcong that shows vast improvement in the harmful algae blooms.
This is the third article in the series on the July 8, 2019, the Lake Hopatcong Commission meeting that was attended by over 300 residents who were seeking answers regarding the Harmful Algae Blooms (HABs).
By Lake Hopatcong Foundation -We are introducing a series of posts that make up a Lake-Friendly Guide to engage the public in action-oriented ways to protect Lake Hopatcong.
The state Department of Environmental Protection’s swimming and bodily contact advisory remains in effect for Lake Hopatcong due to a Harmful Algal Bloom. However, the state says there is no suggested limitation on more passive boating that does not involve bodily contact with lake water.
Swimming and Water Contact Advisory Remains in Effect — IMPORTANT: Boating Allowed–Restaurants Open
This is the second of our three-part coverage of the Lake Hopatcong Commission Meeting on Harmful Algae Blooms. In this article, we have a brief summary and full video coverage of the presentations that were made during the meeting.
On July 8, 2019, the Lake Hopatcong Commission formulated a meeting to help educate the public and to answer all questions on the status of Lake Hopatcong and the Blue-Green Algae problem.