With recreational fishing and boating season upon us, the Christie Administration has
released a "Jersey Shore Open for Boating" fact sheet and flier to educate the public on
having a safe time on the water. Waterways in some areas may be very different than
before Superstorm Sandy, and boaters need to be aware of obstacles and adjust their
speed accordingly for safety.
The DEP has posted two documents and a new webpage for boaters pertaining to
Superstorm Sandy and its aftermath:
The DEP continues to monitor water quality along the entire coastline, with all test
results meeting recreational use standards. All recreational use advisories have now been
lifted across the state..
Open for Boating
|- Frequently Asked Questions for Boaters
| - Jersey Shore-Open for Boating Flyer -
|- Sandy Waterway Debris Resources -
|Additionally, the DEP will continue to work with the New Jersey Department
of Health, as well as county and local health agencies, to ensure protection
of water quality and the safety of the public now and into the summer season.
Recreational bathing beaches will be thoroughly monitored, with any closings
posted on the DEP's website at
|More information can be found in the DEP
news release at