The Lake Hopatcong Commission is an independent State agency overseen by an 11-member board of Commissioners.  The Commission is responsible for conducting, managing and coordinating activities for the preservation, restoration and enhancement of Lake Hopatcong and its watershed.  Members of the Commission work as volunteer representatives of the larger lake community, and are dedicated to permanently preserving the natural, historical and recreational resources of the watershed for this generation and beyond.

Upcoming Events

Sep
17
Mon
7:00 pm LHC Monthly Meeting @ Mount Arlington Civic Center
LHC Monthly Meeting @ Mount Arlington Civic Center
Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
A regular meeting of the Lake Hopatcong Commission. 2018-08-13 LHC Agenda
Oct
15
Mon
7:00 pm LHC Monthly Meeting @ Mount Arlington Civic Center
LHC Monthly Meeting @ Mount Arlington Civic Center
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
A regular meeting of the Lake Hopatcong Commission.
Nov
3
Sat
2:00 pm Lake Wide Clean Up @ Lake Hopatcong
Lake Wide Clean Up @ Lake Hopatcong
Nov 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Except in drought conditions, the State of New Jersey, Department of Environmental Protection lowers Lake Hopatcong 60-inches every five years.  The next 60-inch drawdown is proposed for the Fall of 2018.  The Lake Hopatcong Foundation and Lake Hopatcong Commission are joining together to promote a lake-wide cleanup of debris accumulated …

 

 

 

Some algae known as cyanobacteria can produce toxins that are harmful to people and animals. These are known as harmful algal blooms (HAB). Learn what to do when you suspect a HAB.

Ice retardant systems can impact winter recreation and cause safety concerns on the Lake. Learn more about techniques for proper operation.

One pound of phosphorus can support over 1,100 pounds of algae. Learn how to protect Lake Hopatcong by using phosphorus free products and properly maintaining your septic system.