Behind the scenes of the LHF’s HAB response

Categories: From the President, Governmental Matters, News, Water Quality
As everyone likely knows, this summer’s Harmful Algal Bloom advisory on Lake Hopatcong was unprecedented territory for the lake community, and caused a lot of frustration and heartbreak for lake residents, visitors, and especially business owners. The Lake Hopatcong Foundation has been working behind the scenes to respond to the situation, to be part of …

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Lake Hopatcong Commission holds special meeting about HAB

Categories: Governmental Matters, Lake Hopatcong Commission, News, Water Quality
About 200 people were in attendance for a special meeting of the Lake Hopatcong Commission on Monday, July 22 at Hopatcong High School, where officials and experts discussed the history of movements to protect the lake, as well as the current scientific conditions and potential short- and long-term actions that could help reduce the nutrient …

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Algal Bloom FAQ

Categories: News, Water Quality
We have been fielding lots of calls and emails about the Harmful Algal Bloom advisory on Lake Hopatcong, so in order to provide some clarity and help, we have assembled the following answers to our most frequently asked questions: What is a Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB)? Per NJDEP, an algal bloom is a rapid increase …

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