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DNREC announces that federal flood insurance is now available in Kent County Town of Magnolia

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Monday, May 7, 2018

The Town of Magnolia has become the 50th Delaware community to participate in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship announced today – with flood insurance now available to all property owners in the town.




DNREC’S Division of Parks & Recreation announces Rockland entrance to Brandywine Creek State Park will close beginning March 11 through April 9

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 7, 2018

The Rockland entrance of Brandywine Creek State Park will be closed from the evening of March 11 through April 9 for stormwater culvert replacements. The eastern section of the Brandywine Trail from the Rocky Run Bridge to the Rockland entrance will also be closed. During the closure, failed stormwater culverts on the Brandywine Trail extending to the Rocky Run Bridge will be replaced with larger units.




Sussex stream restoration video airs on DNREC YouTube Channel, detailing project from start to finish

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Thursday, February 1, 2018

A new DNREC YouTube Channel video explores a stream restoration project in Sussex County by following it from initial undertaking at a Laurel resident’s request through DNREC’s engineering design for the project to its recent completion by DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship.




Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps appeal period runs through Nov. 6 for parts of New Castle County

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Thursday, September 7, 2017

DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship reminds residents of New Castle County that preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps for portions of New Castle County released in December 2016 by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are currently in a 90-day regulatory appeal period ending Nov. 6.




DNREC offers new flood planning tool for determining risk for home and business development projects

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 15, 2017

DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship’s Shoreline & Waterway Management Section now offers an interactive Flood Planning Tool with up-to-date information for helping to determine flood risk for homes and businesses and for designing development projects in accordance with floodplain codes.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC announces that federal flood insurance is now available in Kent County Town of Magnolia

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Monday, May 7, 2018

The Town of Magnolia has become the 50th Delaware community to participate in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship announced today – with flood insurance now available to all property owners in the town.




DNREC’S Division of Parks & Recreation announces Rockland entrance to Brandywine Creek State Park will close beginning March 11 through April 9

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 7, 2018

The Rockland entrance of Brandywine Creek State Park will be closed from the evening of March 11 through April 9 for stormwater culvert replacements. The eastern section of the Brandywine Trail from the Rocky Run Bridge to the Rockland entrance will also be closed. During the closure, failed stormwater culverts on the Brandywine Trail extending to the Rocky Run Bridge will be replaced with larger units.




Sussex stream restoration video airs on DNREC YouTube Channel, detailing project from start to finish

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Thursday, February 1, 2018

A new DNREC YouTube Channel video explores a stream restoration project in Sussex County by following it from initial undertaking at a Laurel resident’s request through DNREC’s engineering design for the project to its recent completion by DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship.




Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps appeal period runs through Nov. 6 for parts of New Castle County

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Thursday, September 7, 2017

DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship reminds residents of New Castle County that preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps for portions of New Castle County released in December 2016 by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are currently in a 90-day regulatory appeal period ending Nov. 6.




DNREC offers new flood planning tool for determining risk for home and business development projects

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 15, 2017

DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship’s Shoreline & Waterway Management Section now offers an interactive Flood Planning Tool with up-to-date information for helping to determine flood risk for homes and businesses and for designing development projects in accordance with floodplain codes.