Keep Leaves Out of The Lake

As the autumn leaves fall, the Lake Hopatcong Commission offers the following reminders to homeowners within the watershed on how to properly dispose of leaves and vegetative waste.   Leaves should never be blown or raked directly into Lake Hopatcong.  Although some may think it is silly to worry about …

State Update – July 2, 2019

On July 2, 2019 the State of New Jersey’s Governor’s Office and Department of Environmental Protection provided an update on the status of their harmful algal bloom advisory to local officials and groups, including the Lake Hopatcong Commission and Lake Hopatcong Foundation.  The full update from DEP is provided below. “The …

Environmental Updates

April 2018 Environmental Update  The information below was obtained by the Commission through a conversation with the environmental contractor (Active Environmental) for Valiant Contracting in Jefferson Twp., Morris County. Valiant Commercial Fuel Oil Incident Update – see previous update below for additional information On February 15, 2018, the soil in …