Welcome to the 2019 Royal Flush Boating Season!

The MCHD Royal Flush Pump Out Boat 

The Royal Flush is owned and maintained by the Monmouth County Health Department and operated by the NY/NJ Baykeeper organization through a cooperative agreement established in 2015. Since 2001, the Royal Flush has serviced over 16,400 boats and properly disposed of over 591,000 gallons of sewage.  In 2018, 683 boats were serviced, and 23,200 gallons of sewage were disposed.


Please be advised, Royal Flush 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 Royal Flush 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.

Availability and Fees

The Royal Flush operates Fridays and Saturdays from May 17 to October 12, 2019, weather permitting. Approximate hours of operation are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. The pump out boat will be in operation on Summer holidays (Memorial Day, Independence Day, and labor Day.)  Service is available in the Navesink and Shrewsbury Rivers.

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 Royal Flush is free of charge.

Contact Information

Boaters can contact the Royal Flush by radio on VHF Channel 9, or by cell at 732-890-6142 on days the Royal Flush 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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