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Get ready for the Newton Lake dredging project in South Jersey | Kevin Riordan

August 11, 2018
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The portion of Newton Lake near the White Horse Pike in the 1930s, before it was dredged to create Newton Lake Park.

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Hallelujah: Dredging work on a three-mile stretch of Newton Lake — a scenic oasis in a densely populated expanse of Camden County — may begin as soon as October, with completion set for 2020.

The project will affect the lives of thousands of people who, like me, use or live near the surrounding park. The work also will impact the lives of an unknown number of carp, turtles, ducks, and spatterdock lily pads that make their home in the beautiful, if troubled, waterway.

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