By Greg Kopf, Brand Ambassador at BOATiD.com: Summer is upon us and it’s time to prepare for something we know and love – boating season! Before embarking on your boating journey, it’s important to be mindful of a few safety and maintenance tips.
Lake Hopatcong, N.J. (May 26, 2020) - Aeration systems, phosphorus-locking technologies, stormwater infrastructure upgrades, and newly planted rain gardens are among the projects residents might see popping up in and around Lake Hopatcong this spring and summer, as the Lake Hopatcong Commission moves forward on implementing a variety of projects to help prevent and mitigate algae growth on New Jersey’s largest lake.
(20/P023) TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection today announced that it has developed a color-coded health alert index to provide the public with strong and clear guidance on suitable recreational activities in freshwater lakes and other water bodies impacted by harmful algal blooms, also known as HABs. The DEP is committed to working with local officials to implement the index as soon as possible.