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Important Message: Information About Your Drinking Water

Our water system is no longer in violation of drinking water standards.

We routinely monitor for the presence of drinking water contaminants. On June 14, 2022, we recieved notice that the sample collected on November 17, 2021 showed our system exceeded the standard, or maximum contaminant level for 1,2,3-Tri-chloropropane (TCP).

After following all State guidelines, the Borough water system has satisfied all requirements of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and all follow-up sampled have showed undetectable readings for 1,2,3-TCP.


Solid Waste


Each household is permitted to place garbage containers at curbside after 6:00 the night before the scheduled weekly garbage collection.

To prevent windblown litter please use containers with tight fitting lids.


Two bulk items (such as furniture, box spring and mattress, carpets) may be put out on garbage collection day if a sticker ($10.00 per item) has been purchased in advance at Borough Hall.

 Disposal of white goods (appliances etc.) is by appointment with the purchase of a sticker.                

 We do not collect construction debris or hazardous waste! Please contact the Morris County MUA 973-829-8006.

 Paint and household chemicals

DISPOSAL OF PAINT AND HOUSEHOLD CHEMICALS Oil Based Paint and Household Chemicals can be taken to the Morris County MUA, call 973-829-8006 for location information.


Household Hazardous Waste

Residents can dispose of E-waste, oil based paints, batteries, pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers any many other house hazardous materials at Household Hazardous Waste Event sponsored by the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority.  More information can be found on their website at:


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  • Fishing Contest
    on June 5, 2023 at 6:30 pm

    The Lake Musconetcong Regional Planning Board and New Jersey State Parks Service are hosting a Junior (3-13) and Senior (50-100) Fishing Contest this coming Sunday, June 11 at Lakeside Park in Stanhope. The contest is open to all within the prescribed age groups. In person registration at the start of the contest at the address in Stanhope. The Junior contest will run from 9-11am and the senior contest is scheduled for 12-2pm.

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