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  Category: Division of Water


DNREC Water Supply Section proposed well regulations public hearing set for Monday, Feb. 1 in Dover

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 27, 2016

DNREC’s Division of Water and Water Supply Section will conduct a public hearing Monday, Feb. 1 regarding proposed amendments to 7 DE Admin. Code 7301, Regulations Governing the Construction and Use of Wells.




Citizens Source Water Protection Committee to meet Nov. 4 in Dover

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | Date Posted: Thursday, October 22, 2015

The Source Water Protection Citizens and Technical Advisory Committee (CTAC) of the Source Water Assessment and Protection Program will meet at 9 a.m. on Nov. 4 at the Kent County Administrative Offices, in Dover.




Citizens Source Water Protection Committee to meet May 6 in Dover

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | Date Posted: Thursday, April 2, 2015

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 6 in Conference Room 220 A&B of the Kent County Administrative Offices, in Dover.




Delaware water quality to improve as a result of new wastewater system regulations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Delaware’s revised wastewater system regulations will become effective Jan. 11, 2014. The regulations keep pace with changes in technology for large and small systems, protect public health and reduce pollution in groundwater, streams, rivers and bays, helping Delaware to meet its goal of achieving clean water. The changes correspond to regulations in effect for the past four years in Delaware’s Inland Bays Watershed. They also protect homebuyers from acquiring malfunctioning septic systems.




Delaware issues updated fish consumption advisory

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Public Health | Division of Water | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 23, 2013

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Public Health today updated the fish consumption advisory for fish caught in the tidal Delaware River. The updated advisory is a result of analysis of chemical contaminants in fish caught in the tidal Delaware River and elsewhere throughout the state. The change reflects long-term environmental improvements in the tidal Delaware River.







  Category: Division of Water


DNREC Water Supply Section proposed well regulations public hearing set for Monday, Feb. 1 in Dover

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 27, 2016

DNREC’s Division of Water and Water Supply Section will conduct a public hearing Monday, Feb. 1 regarding proposed amendments to 7 DE Admin. Code 7301, Regulations Governing the Construction and Use of Wells.




Citizens Source Water Protection Committee to meet Nov. 4 in Dover

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | Date Posted: Thursday, October 22, 2015

The Source Water Protection Citizens and Technical Advisory Committee (CTAC) of the Source Water Assessment and Protection Program will meet at 9 a.m. on Nov. 4 at the Kent County Administrative Offices, in Dover.




Citizens Source Water Protection Committee to meet May 6 in Dover

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | Date Posted: Thursday, April 2, 2015

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 6 in Conference Room 220 A&B of the Kent County Administrative Offices, in Dover.




Delaware water quality to improve as a result of new wastewater system regulations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Delaware’s revised wastewater system regulations will become effective Jan. 11, 2014. The regulations keep pace with changes in technology for large and small systems, protect public health and reduce pollution in groundwater, streams, rivers and bays, helping Delaware to meet its goal of achieving clean water. The changes correspond to regulations in effect for the past four years in Delaware’s Inland Bays Watershed. They also protect homebuyers from acquiring malfunctioning septic systems.




Delaware issues updated fish consumption advisory

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Public Health | Division of Water | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 23, 2013

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Public Health today updated the fish consumption advisory for fish caught in the tidal Delaware River. The updated advisory is a result of analysis of chemical contaminants in fish caught in the tidal Delaware River and elsewhere throughout the state. The change reflects long-term environmental improvements in the tidal Delaware River.