Date Posted: Thursday, May 25th, 2017
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin today signed an order enabling the City of Rehoboth Beach to move forward with construction of an outfall that will discharge the city’s treated wastewater into the Atlantic Ocean, eliminating the largest remaining point source discharge into Delaware’s Inland Bays.
Join DNREC in celebrating American Wetlands Month in May with a spectrum of events and activities honoring an important natural resource that plays key roles in cleaning our drinking water and protecting all Delawareans from storms by buffering our coastal areas.
Governor Carney, along with DNREC Secretary Garvin and officials with the Delaware Association of Conservation Districts and the USDA, led a ceremony recognizing this year’s Governor’s Agricultural and Urban Conservation Awards honorees and signed a proclamation officially designating April 30-May 7 as Soil and Water Stewardship Week in Delaware.
DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship and office of Environmental Finance, and the Department of Health and Social Services’ (DHSS) Division of Public Health are now accepting project proposals from state, county and municipal governments and governmental subdivisions for matching grants for wastewater, surface water and drinking water project planning.
The Source Water Protection Citizens and Technical Advisory Committee (CTAC) of the Source Water Assessment and Protection Program will meet from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, May 10 in Conference Room 220 A&B of the Kent County Administrative Offices on Bay Road in Dover.
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