County of Monmouth
MCHD "Greener Blue" Pumpout Boat

Thanks for your participation and support this past summer.  In an abbreviated season due to Covid-19, we were able to service 888 boats and pumped 21,850 gallons of sewerage. We look forward to seeing you again in 2021!

Please check this website for
information on next year's startup date.


 

The new boat continues to be owned and maintained by the Monmouth County Health Department and operated by the NY/NJ Baykeeper organization through a cooperative agreement since 2015. The previous POB “Royal Flush” had serviced over 17,500 boats and properly disposed of over 620,000 gallons of sewage over its 20 years operation. In 2019, 1,060 boats were serviced, and 29,100 gallons of sewage was disposed of properly.

*IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING WEATHER RELATED SCHEDULE CHANGES:

Please be advised that the days and hours of operation are subject to change depending on river and weather conditions. The boat is not equipped to operate in rough water or inclement weather conditions. Weather related schedule changes will be made at the sole discretion of the Captain. We will make every attempt to update this website regarding schedule changes or cancellations. Check the website frequently for the most current schedule information. We may add operating days as the need arises.

Availability

The Greener Blue has been in service from the July 4th through the October 17th weekend, on Fridays and Saturdays. The approximate hours of operation were 8 a.m.-4 p.m.  Service is available in the Navesink and Shrewsbury Rivers. Service is also provided up to the Atlantic Highlands Marina on the Raritan Bay.

No paperwork is necessary in order to utilize the service. The boat is available to all recreational boaters, and is not limited to Monmouth County residents. Pump Out service by the Greener Blue is free of charge.

Contact Information

Boaters can contact the Greener Blue by radio on VHF Channel 9, or by cell at 732-890-6142 on days the boat is operating. Service will be provided on a first come, first serve basis.
For more information, contact the MCHD main office at 732-431-7456 (press option 3).

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