Lakes Appreciation Month - July

The Proclamation of Governor Murphy states that July is "Lakes Appreciation Month."  In honor of this month, Lake Hopatcong Foundation is hosting the Smithsonian Water/Ways exhibit at the Lake Hopatcong Train Station, 125 Landing Road in Landing now through August 10, 2019 and a Wild and Scenic Film Festival on July 13, 2019 at the Palace Theatre, 7 Ledgewood Avenue, Netcong. Both events are free and open to the public. For more information click these links for Smithsonian Water/Ways exhibitWild and Scenic Film Festival.


A Pending Crisis for Lake Associations

A far-reaching crisis looms for lake associations in the State of New Jersey due to the inability of voluntary dues-paying lake associations to adequately fund and comply with ever increasing state, environmental, safety and health codes, rules and regulations. Unless fair sharing by all members / residents of a lake association is mandated and maintained into perpetuity, the future of many lake associations and, specifically, their mandate to safeguard the health and safety of their residents, is threatened. The gravity of the matter is ever intensifying. Continue reading  

Updates to NJ Bathing Codes

At the 7th Annual Symposium held on 4/27/19 and offered by the Sussex County Aquatic Safety Coalition, a presentation was made addressing updates to the NJ State Public Recreational Bathing Code. Click here for this presentation.






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