On Friday, August 16, 2019, the latest NJDEP testing on Lake Hopatcong showed two positive tests for three more areas of the lake, bringing Lake Hopatcong to 12 total areas/beaches that are open to swimming.
| By Lake Hopatcong Foundation: This weekly series focuses on action-oriented ways to protect Lake Hopatcong, and this week's topic examines how phosphorus affects our waterways.
On Friday, August 9, 2019 the latest NJDEP testing results bring some very welcome news for Lake Hopatcong, as numbers of Phycocyanin levels decreased by 58% since the start of the week.
The U.S. COAST GUARD AUXILLARY Flotilla 15-10 will be holding two Boating Safety Courses on August 24, 2019 & September 28, 2019.
Based upon two readings below the 20,000 level, Byrams Cove on Lake Hopatcong has now been opened for swimming.
On Tuesday, August 13, 2019, the latest NJDEP testing on the beaches showed two positive results for six beaches, bringing Lake Hopatcong to nine total beaches that are open to swimming.
On Wednesday, August 7, 2019 the NJDEP testing results from Lake Hopatcong came back with some favorable numbers, showing an 39% decrease in the Phycocyanin levels in the lake.
Lake Hopatcong, N.J. (August 7, 2019) On a sunny Monday afternoon in mid July, a single runabout motors its way Lake Hopatcong. Perched on the front deck of the motorboat, Rae Hartwell is taking video of whatever wildlife she can spot—herons, turtles, cormorants, and an eagle soaring overhead.
The largest Wakeboarding Event in the Northeast was once again be held on Lake Hopatcong, as hosted by the great Beach Front Venue of the Lake Forest Yacht Club.
Largest Wakeboarding Event in the Northeast, will once again be held on Lake Hopatcong, as hosted by the great Beach Front Venue of the Lake Forest Yacht Club.
The DEP advisory to avoid contact with Lake Hopatcong water due to the harmful algal bloom has kept the Floating Classroom docked for most of the summer.