Drought Warning Lifted for Morris and Sussex Counties

Categories: community, News, Other, Uncategorized

NJ DEP has lifted the drought warning for all counties in the state except Hunterdon County and Somerset County. Two reservoirs in Central Jersey — Round Valley and Spruce Run — which are the primary water supplies for these counties are only at 72 percent capacity and 69 percent capacity respectively.  Usually these reservoirs are at …

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Spring Cleaning That’s Safer for the Lake

Categories: community, Going Green, News, Other

With spring upon us and warmer weather headed our way, spring cleaning is bound to follow.  How do we clear out the cobwebs and spruce up our homes (and boats!) while protecting our health as well as the health of the lake we live on?   Check out this post from the EPA’s Healthy Waters …

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Shower Better and Save

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In light of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s (NJDEP) drought warnings issued for both Morris and Sussex Counties, this is a great time to highlight the fact that October has been designated Shower Better Month by the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) WaterSense program. Showering accounts for nearly 17 percent of residential indoor water …

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Healthy Kids and a Healthy Environment

Categories: community, News, Other, Water Quality

October is Children’s Health Month! The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) theme for 2016 is Healthy Communities, Healthy Children. A great way to join in the celebration at home is to check out the EPA’s Student Curriculum: Recipes for Healthy Kids and a Healthy Environment and share it with a child in your life! This nine-lesson …

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Do Your Part, Be Septic Smart!

Categories: community, News, Other, Water Quality

As part of SepticSmart Week, we would like to share some information about the importance of maintaining and properly caring for your septic system for your health, your neighbor’s health, and the health of the lake! Check out this quick and easy guide on how to do your part and care for your septic system: …

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