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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Public Input Sought on Water Trust Priorities and Projects

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Governor John Carney | News | Date Posted: Friday, January 21, 2022

The Delaware Clean Water Trust Oversight Committee will host three virtual public information sessions to hear from Delaware residents and businesses about how the trust should support water quality improvements with historic dedicated funding through the Delaware Clean Water Act, signed into law last fall by Governor John Carney.




Agreement Signed by DNREC, DHSS to Connect Donovan Smith Community to Public Sewer and Water

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Office of the Governor | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Friday, December 17, 2021

Delaware state agencies today officially moved to connect the Donovan Smith community in Lewes to municipal water and sewer, which is the pilot project of the Clean Water Initiative for Underserved Communities established by Gov. John Carney.




DNREC Makes $1.2 Million in Nonpoint Source Pollution Grant Funding Available for Delaware Clean Water Projects

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Monday, November 29, 2021

Delaware residents, along with government agencies, New Castle, Kent and Sussex conservation districts, and non-profit organizations throughout the state, can help support Delaware’s continuing quest for clean water by taking advantage of an annual grant opportunity administered by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and funded through the federal Clean Water Act. More than $1.233 million in Clean Water Act Section 319 Nonpoint Source grant funding for Delaware was recently announced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).




DNREC, DPH Announce Bethany Crest Water System’s Finished Water is Safe for Drinking and Cooking

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Monday, November 8, 2021

Results from samples taken from the water system serving residents of the Bethany Crest community near Millville returned test results that were below the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Health Advisory Level (HAL) of 70 parts per trillion (ppt) for PFAS in drinking water. Residents may resume normal use of the water, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and Division of Public Health (DPH) announced today.




Plan to Connect Donovan Smith Manufactured Home Community Gets Important Conditional Approval

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 14, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today plans to connect the Donovan Smith Manufactured Home Community to the Lewes Board of Public Works sewer system are proceeding following issuance of a conditional letter of approval of the state-funded loan mechanism that will provide financing for the connection.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Public Input Sought on Water Trust Priorities and Projects

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Governor John Carney | News | Date Posted: Friday, January 21, 2022

The Delaware Clean Water Trust Oversight Committee will host three virtual public information sessions to hear from Delaware residents and businesses about how the trust should support water quality improvements with historic dedicated funding through the Delaware Clean Water Act, signed into law last fall by Governor John Carney.




Agreement Signed by DNREC, DHSS to Connect Donovan Smith Community to Public Sewer and Water

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Office of the Governor | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Friday, December 17, 2021

Delaware state agencies today officially moved to connect the Donovan Smith community in Lewes to municipal water and sewer, which is the pilot project of the Clean Water Initiative for Underserved Communities established by Gov. John Carney.




DNREC Makes $1.2 Million in Nonpoint Source Pollution Grant Funding Available for Delaware Clean Water Projects

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Monday, November 29, 2021

Delaware residents, along with government agencies, New Castle, Kent and Sussex conservation districts, and non-profit organizations throughout the state, can help support Delaware’s continuing quest for clean water by taking advantage of an annual grant opportunity administered by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and funded through the federal Clean Water Act. More than $1.233 million in Clean Water Act Section 319 Nonpoint Source grant funding for Delaware was recently announced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).




DNREC, DPH Announce Bethany Crest Water System’s Finished Water is Safe for Drinking and Cooking

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Monday, November 8, 2021

Results from samples taken from the water system serving residents of the Bethany Crest community near Millville returned test results that were below the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Health Advisory Level (HAL) of 70 parts per trillion (ppt) for PFAS in drinking water. Residents may resume normal use of the water, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and Division of Public Health (DPH) announced today.




Plan to Connect Donovan Smith Manufactured Home Community Gets Important Conditional Approval

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 14, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today plans to connect the Donovan Smith Manufactured Home Community to the Lewes Board of Public Works sewer system are proceeding following issuance of a conditional letter of approval of the state-funded loan mechanism that will provide financing for the connection.