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  Category: Division of Watershed Stewardship


DNREC Sets Jan. 19 Virtual Public Meeting for Updating White Creek Dredging Project in Sussex County

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 4, 2022

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will provide an overview and updates on the White Creek maintenance dredging project in Sussex County during a public information session set for 6 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022.




Sewage Spill Suspends Shellfish Harvesting in Rehoboth Bay

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, December 28, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control today issued an emergency closure of commercial and recreational shellfish harvest of oysters, clams and mussels in the Rehoboth Bay after a spill from a residential sewer line in the Long Neck area of Sussex County discharged thousands of gallons of untreated wastewater into a waterway of the Rehoboth Bay. The harvest closure will be in effect for 21 days unless further spills occur.




Beach Nourishment Projects Set for Pickering Beach, Kitts Hummock, Bowers, South Bowers, and Slaughter Beach

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Friday, December 10, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) Shoreline and Waterway Management Section expects to begin beach nourishment work in the Pickering Beach, Kitts Hummock, Bowers, South Bowers, and Slaughter Beach communities in early January 2022.




DNREC Makes $1.2 Million in Nonpoint Source Pollution Grant Funding Available for Delaware Clean Water Projects

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Monday, November 29, 2021

Delaware residents, along with government agencies, New Castle, Kent and Sussex conservation districts, 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. More than $1.233 million in Clean Water Act Section 319 Nonpoint Source grant funding for Delaware was recently announced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).




DNREC Opens Registration for the 2022 Delaware Wetlands Conference

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Thursday, November 18, 2021

Registration is now open for the 10th Delaware Wetlands Conference presented by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control.







  Category: Division of Watershed Stewardship


DNREC Sets Jan. 19 Virtual Public Meeting for Updating White Creek Dredging Project in Sussex County

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 4, 2022

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will provide an overview and updates on the White Creek maintenance dredging project in Sussex County during a public information session set for 6 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022.




Sewage Spill Suspends Shellfish Harvesting in Rehoboth Bay

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, December 28, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control today issued an emergency closure of commercial and recreational shellfish harvest of oysters, clams and mussels in the Rehoboth Bay after a spill from a residential sewer line in the Long Neck area of Sussex County discharged thousands of gallons of untreated wastewater into a waterway of the Rehoboth Bay. The harvest closure will be in effect for 21 days unless further spills occur.




Beach Nourishment Projects Set for Pickering Beach, Kitts Hummock, Bowers, South Bowers, and Slaughter Beach

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Friday, December 10, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) Shoreline and Waterway Management Section expects to begin beach nourishment work in the Pickering Beach, Kitts Hummock, Bowers, South Bowers, and Slaughter Beach communities in early January 2022.




DNREC Makes $1.2 Million in Nonpoint Source Pollution Grant Funding Available for Delaware Clean Water Projects

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Monday, November 29, 2021

Delaware residents, along with government agencies, New Castle, Kent and Sussex conservation districts, 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. More than $1.233 million in Clean Water Act Section 319 Nonpoint Source grant funding for Delaware was recently announced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).




DNREC Opens Registration for the 2022 Delaware Wetlands Conference

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Thursday, November 18, 2021

Registration is now open for the 10th Delaware Wetlands Conference presented by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control.