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

Aug
16
Mon
7:00 pm Regular Monthly Meeting @ Jefferson Township Board of Education Building
Regular Monthly Meeting @ Jefferson Township Board of Education Building
Aug 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A regular monthly meeting of the Lake Hopatcong Commission will be held in person at the Jefferson Board of Education Building. 2021-07-19 LHC Agenda
Sep
13
Mon
7:00 pm Regular Monthly Meeting @ Lake Hopatcong Train Station
Regular Monthly Meeting @ Lake Hopatcong Train Station
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A regular monthly meeting of the Lake Hopatcong Commission will be held in person at the Lake Hopatcong Train Station.  
Oct
12
Tue
7:00 pm Regular Monthly Meeting @ Lake Hopatcong Train Station
Regular Monthly Meeting @ Lake Hopatcong Train Station
Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A regular monthly meeting of the Lake Hopatcong Commission will be held in person at the Lake Hopatcong Train Station.  

Rain Garden Workshop

March 3, 2021

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.