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).
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.
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.
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation (LHF) is hosting the Smithsonian’s Water/Ways exhibition through August 10 at the LHF Environmental and Cultural Center, and the interactive exhibit contains something for any age.
The Lake Hopatcong Commission Meeting on July 8th has been moved to Hopatcong High School to accommodate a large public audience as NJDEP and Princeton Hydro update the public on the Lake Hopatcong Algae Issues.
LHF | | By Holly Odgers: “What is your water story” is designed to complement NJCH’s statewide Water/Ways initiative, a Smithsonian Institute Museum on Main Street travelling pop-up exhibition being held from July 1 – August 10 at the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Environmental and Cultural Center.
On July 3rd the NJ Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) conducted a flyover of Lake Hopatcong and found improved conditions in the open areas of the lake, compared to the last visual results.