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  Category: Division of Water


Source Water Protection Subcommittee to meet Feb. 20 in Dover

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | Date Posted: Friday, February 14, 2020

The Source Water Assessment Plan (SWAP) Subcommittee of the Source Water Assessment and Protection Program will meet from 10 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Feb. 20, in the Training Room of Tidewater Utilities located at 1100 South Little Creek Road, Dover, DE 19901.




DNREC’s Water Infrastructure Advisory Council to meet Feb. 19 at Delaware Technical Community College in Dover

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Monday, February 3, 2020

The Delaware Water Infrastructure Advisory Council will meet at 9 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 19, at Delaware Technical Community College.




DNREC accepting written public comment on agreement and proposed consent decree with Mountaire Farms of Delaware, Inc.

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Friday, January 31, 2020

DOVER – On Dec.13, 2019, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) entered into an Agreement and [Proposed] Consent Decree with Mountaire Farms of Delaware, Inc., to resolve spray irrigation and land application permit violations cited by DNREC in a Nov. 2, 2017 Notice of Violation (NOV). On Feb. 1, 2020, DNREC will publish a notice of lodging of the Agreement and [Proposed] Consent Decree in the Delaware Register of Regulations, soliciting public written comments.




DNREC monitoring another Lewes WWTP malfunction and discharge of partially-treated effluent into Lewes-Rehoboth Canal

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Thursday, January 2, 2020

Although the plant is currently back online and has resumed normal treatment of effluent, DNREC also encourages the public who depend on the Lewes WWTP plant to handle their wastewater to continue practicing water conservation while corrective measures continue at the plant.




Lewes WWTP, fully operational, ends discharge of partially-treated effluent into Lewes-Rehoboth Canal, Delaware Bay

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Saturday, December 28, 2019

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control was informed by Tidewater Utilities, Inc. that the Lewes wastewater treatment plant was back online and had resumed normal treatment of effluent following a Dec. 18 system malfunction at the plant.







  Category: Division of Water


Source Water Protection Subcommittee to meet Feb. 20 in Dover

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | Date Posted: Friday, February 14, 2020

The Source Water Assessment Plan (SWAP) Subcommittee of the Source Water Assessment and Protection Program will meet from 10 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Feb. 20, in the Training Room of Tidewater Utilities located at 1100 South Little Creek Road, Dover, DE 19901.




DNREC’s Water Infrastructure Advisory Council to meet Feb. 19 at Delaware Technical Community College in Dover

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Monday, February 3, 2020

The Delaware Water Infrastructure Advisory Council will meet at 9 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 19, at Delaware Technical Community College.




DNREC accepting written public comment on agreement and proposed consent decree with Mountaire Farms of Delaware, Inc.

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Friday, January 31, 2020

DOVER – On Dec.13, 2019, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) entered into an Agreement and [Proposed] Consent Decree with Mountaire Farms of Delaware, Inc., to resolve spray irrigation and land application permit violations cited by DNREC in a Nov. 2, 2017 Notice of Violation (NOV). On Feb. 1, 2020, DNREC will publish a notice of lodging of the Agreement and [Proposed] Consent Decree in the Delaware Register of Regulations, soliciting public written comments.




DNREC monitoring another Lewes WWTP malfunction and discharge of partially-treated effluent into Lewes-Rehoboth Canal

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Thursday, January 2, 2020

Although the plant is currently back online and has resumed normal treatment of effluent, DNREC also encourages the public who depend on the Lewes WWTP plant to handle their wastewater to continue practicing water conservation while corrective measures continue at the plant.




Lewes WWTP, fully operational, ends discharge of partially-treated effluent into Lewes-Rehoboth Canal, Delaware Bay

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Saturday, December 28, 2019

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control was informed by Tidewater Utilities, Inc. that the Lewes wastewater treatment plant was back online and had resumed normal treatment of effluent following a Dec. 18 system malfunction at the plant.