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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Sewer Break Discharges Wastewater into Christina River

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Date Posted: Thursday, March 24, 2022

The New Castle County Department of Public Works repaired a force main break, which caused wastewater to overflow and spill into the Nonesuch Creek and Christina River. The overflow occurred when the force main ruptured near 419 Old Airport Road in New Castle. The wastewater spill was reported to the Delaware Department of Natural Resources […]




Virtual Ethylene Oxide Informational Meeting to Be Held by DNREC, U.S. EPA and Delaware Division of Public Health

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 15, 2022

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), along with state and federal partners, will hold a virtual meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 13 regarding ethylene oxide (EtO) – with the meeting’s focus on public health and safety concerns over Croda, Inc.’s EtO production in the New Castle area.




DNREC Mosquito Control Section to Begin Spraying Woodland Pools

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Monday, March 14, 2022

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will begin annual spraying of spring woodland pools to control aquatic immature (larval) mosquitoes on Wednesday, March 16, weather permitting.




Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Detected in Delaware Wild Birds

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Monday, February 21, 2022

Cases of Eurasian H5 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) were detected in wild birds in Delaware in recent days, as the bird flu continues to spread in the United States.




DNREC to Close, Reduce Hours at Some Facilities for January

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Date Posted: Thursday, December 30, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) will close or reduce hours for several public activities and facilities following the surge in coronavirus cases driven by the omicron variant.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Sewer Break Discharges Wastewater into Christina River

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Date Posted: Thursday, March 24, 2022

The New Castle County Department of Public Works repaired a force main break, which caused wastewater to overflow and spill into the Nonesuch Creek and Christina River. The overflow occurred when the force main ruptured near 419 Old Airport Road in New Castle. The wastewater spill was reported to the Delaware Department of Natural Resources […]




Virtual Ethylene Oxide Informational Meeting to Be Held by DNREC, U.S. EPA and Delaware Division of Public Health

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 15, 2022

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), along with state and federal partners, will hold a virtual meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 13 regarding ethylene oxide (EtO) – with the meeting’s focus on public health and safety concerns over Croda, Inc.’s EtO production in the New Castle area.




DNREC Mosquito Control Section to Begin Spraying Woodland Pools

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Monday, March 14, 2022

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will begin annual spraying of spring woodland pools to control aquatic immature (larval) mosquitoes on Wednesday, March 16, weather permitting.




Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Detected in Delaware Wild Birds

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Monday, February 21, 2022

Cases of Eurasian H5 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) were detected in wild birds in Delaware in recent days, as the bird flu continues to spread in the United States.




DNREC to Close, Reduce Hours at Some Facilities for January

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Date Posted: Thursday, December 30, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) will close or reduce hours for several public activities and facilities following the surge in coronavirus cases driven by the omicron variant.