Lake Hopatcong Annual Weed Harvest

Categories: News, Other, Water Quality
The annual weed harvest is run by the State of New Jersey through the Department of Environmental Protection at Hopatcong State Park. The Lake Hopatcong Foundation does NOT run the weed harvest. Questions about the weed harvest can be directed to Hopatcong State Park at 973-398-7010. Below is the Weed Harvest Schedule as posted on the NJDEP …

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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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A Laker’s Dozen: Progress on Issues Highlighted at 2015 Symposium

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Mt. Arlington, News, Other, Roxbury

This is the sixth of 12 posts in our A Laker’s Dozen: 12 “Sweet” LHF Achievements from 2016 series – reflecting on and celebrating 2016 and the Lake Hopatcong Community. It has now been one year since the Lake Hopatcong Foundation conducted a symposium with community leaders and elected officials. We thought it would be …

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Shower Better and Save

Categories: community, News, Other, Uncategorized

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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