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  Category: Division of Watershed Stewardship


DNREC Accepting Grant Proposals for Delaware Chesapeake Bay Watershed Projects

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Another Delaware water quality improvement grant opportunity is coming from the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control – the Chesapeake Bay Implementation Funding Grant for best management practices (BMPs) water quality improvement projects within the state’s portion of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. With $350,000 available in grant funding for fiscal year 2021, the DNREC Division of Watershed Stewardship is soliciting project proposals from state agencies, county and municipal governments, conservation districts, community organizations, homeowners associations and non-profit organizations.




DNREC Analysis of Brandywine River Dam Sediments Reveals Encouraging Results

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Scientists from the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control published research today related to sediment quality behind eight dams in the Brandywine River, which finds there would be low risk of harm to fish or human health from toxic compounds if sediments were released due to possible dam modification or removal.




DNREC Soliciting Grant Applications for Projects to Improve Water Quality in Delaware

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Thursday, December 3, 2020

Delawareans – along with government agencies 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. Clean Water Act Section 319 Nonpoint Source grant funding for Delaware of $425,000 was recently announced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, with additional funds expected to be released to the state in 2021.




Grants Available for Community Water Quality Projects

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Monday, September 28, 2020

Delaware non-profit organizations, conservation districts, community organizations and homeowner’s associations are eligible to submit project proposals to be considered for matching grant funds from DNREC’s Community Water Quality Improvement Grants program.




DNREC Lifts Second Recreational Swimming Advisory for Rehoboth Beach

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Friday, August 21, 2020

DNREC lifted a recreational swimming advisory for Rehoboth Beach at Rehoboth Avenue Friday afternoon after water quality tests taken Thursday showed bacteria levels had returned below the advisory level.







  Category: Division of Watershed Stewardship


DNREC Accepting Grant Proposals for Delaware Chesapeake Bay Watershed Projects

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Another Delaware water quality improvement grant opportunity is coming from the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control – the Chesapeake Bay Implementation Funding Grant for best management practices (BMPs) water quality improvement projects within the state’s portion of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. With $350,000 available in grant funding for fiscal year 2021, the DNREC Division of Watershed Stewardship is soliciting project proposals from state agencies, county and municipal governments, conservation districts, community organizations, homeowners associations and non-profit organizations.




DNREC Analysis of Brandywine River Dam Sediments Reveals Encouraging Results

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Scientists from the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control published research today related to sediment quality behind eight dams in the Brandywine River, which finds there would be low risk of harm to fish or human health from toxic compounds if sediments were released due to possible dam modification or removal.




DNREC Soliciting Grant Applications for Projects to Improve Water Quality in Delaware

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Thursday, December 3, 2020

Delawareans – along with government agencies 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. Clean Water Act Section 319 Nonpoint Source grant funding for Delaware of $425,000 was recently announced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, with additional funds expected to be released to the state in 2021.




Grants Available for Community Water Quality Projects

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Monday, September 28, 2020

Delaware non-profit organizations, conservation districts, community organizations and homeowner’s associations are eligible to submit project proposals to be considered for matching grant funds from DNREC’s Community Water Quality Improvement Grants program.




DNREC Lifts Second Recreational Swimming Advisory for Rehoboth Beach

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Friday, August 21, 2020

DNREC lifted a recreational swimming advisory for Rehoboth Beach at Rehoboth Avenue Friday afternoon after water quality tests taken Thursday showed bacteria levels had returned below the advisory level.