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  Category: Division of Watershed Stewardship


DNREC’s Massey’s Ditch Channel maintenance dredging project to be rebid later this year

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Friday, February 8, 2019

DOVER – The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Shoreline & Waterway Management Section conducted the bid opening for the Massey’s Ditch Channel Maintenance Dredging Project as scheduled on Jan. 30. DNREC did not receive an acceptable bid. As a result, DNREC will update the design specifications and contract documents, and rebid the project later this year. DNREC anticipates that the second invitation to bid, to be announced this spring, will allow a four-month dredging window between Nov. 1 and March 1, 2020.




DNREC announces revised sediment and stormwater regulations for Delaware will go into effect Feb. 11

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Friday, February 1, 2019

DOVER – Revised Delaware sediment and stormwater regulations from the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will become effective Feb. 11, DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced today. The regulations were developed with diverse public participation through a Regulatory Advisory Committee (RAC), Secretary Garvin said, with RAC members forging a consensus on a range of regulatory issues. The revised sediment and stormwater regulations announced today correct a previous procedural flaw in the prior adoption of regulations by DNREC, as initially determined by the Delaware Superior Court, and later upheld by the State Supreme Court. Revisions to the regulations that go into effect this month included incorporating parts of the former DNREC Technical Document guidance into the actual regulations, consistent with the judicial opinions.




Registration open now for Delaware’s Introduction to Living Shorelines Workshop to be held March 20-21 in Lewes

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019

The 6th annual Introduction to Living Shorelines Workshop for landscape architects, engineers, and contractors will be held Wednesday and Thursday, March 20-21, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days, at the DNREC Lewes Field Facility, 901 Pilottown Road, Lewes, DE 19958.




Source Water Protection Subcommittee to meet Jan. 31 in Dover

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2019

The Source Water Assessment Plan (SWAP) Subcommittee of the Source Water Assessment and Protection Program will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Jan. 31, in the Training Room of Tidewater Utilities located at 1100 South Little Creek Road, Dover, DE 19901.




DNREC, Division of Public Health now accepting proposals for wastewater, surface water and drinking water planning grants

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2019

DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship and Office of Environmental Finance, along with the Delaware Division of Public Health, are now accepting proposals from state, county and municipal governments, and conservation districts for matching grants for wastewater, surface water, and drinking water project planning.







  Category: Division of Watershed Stewardship


DNREC’s Massey’s Ditch Channel maintenance dredging project to be rebid later this year

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Friday, February 8, 2019

DOVER – The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Shoreline & Waterway Management Section conducted the bid opening for the Massey’s Ditch Channel Maintenance Dredging Project as scheduled on Jan. 30. DNREC did not receive an acceptable bid. As a result, DNREC will update the design specifications and contract documents, and rebid the project later this year. DNREC anticipates that the second invitation to bid, to be announced this spring, will allow a four-month dredging window between Nov. 1 and March 1, 2020.




DNREC announces revised sediment and stormwater regulations for Delaware will go into effect Feb. 11

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Friday, February 1, 2019

DOVER – Revised Delaware sediment and stormwater regulations from the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will become effective Feb. 11, DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced today. The regulations were developed with diverse public participation through a Regulatory Advisory Committee (RAC), Secretary Garvin said, with RAC members forging a consensus on a range of regulatory issues. The revised sediment and stormwater regulations announced today correct a previous procedural flaw in the prior adoption of regulations by DNREC, as initially determined by the Delaware Superior Court, and later upheld by the State Supreme Court. Revisions to the regulations that go into effect this month included incorporating parts of the former DNREC Technical Document guidance into the actual regulations, consistent with the judicial opinions.




Registration open now for Delaware’s Introduction to Living Shorelines Workshop to be held March 20-21 in Lewes

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019

The 6th annual Introduction to Living Shorelines Workshop for landscape architects, engineers, and contractors will be held Wednesday and Thursday, March 20-21, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days, at the DNREC Lewes Field Facility, 901 Pilottown Road, Lewes, DE 19958.




Source Water Protection Subcommittee to meet Jan. 31 in Dover

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2019

The Source Water Assessment Plan (SWAP) Subcommittee of the Source Water Assessment and Protection Program will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Jan. 31, in the Training Room of Tidewater Utilities located at 1100 South Little Creek Road, Dover, DE 19901.




DNREC, Division of Public Health now accepting proposals for wastewater, surface water and drinking water planning grants

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2019

DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship and Office of Environmental Finance, along with the Delaware Division of Public Health, are now accepting proposals from state, county and municipal governments, and conservation districts for matching grants for wastewater, surface water, and drinking water project planning.