DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation announces dredging near the Assawoman Canal Trail to begin May 6
DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation has announced that dredging will begin May 6 on a lagoon adjacent to the Assawoman Canal.
New waterway management fund from boat registration fee increases enables DNREC to take on additional responsibilities for dredging, channel marking, other waterway maintenance
DOVER – Delaware boat registration fee increases that went into effect Jan. 1 will account for all revenue going into a new waterway management fund that enables DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship’s Shoreline & Waterway Management Section to take better care of the state’s coastal waterways. In the wake of lost federal funding, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers no longer dredges navigational channels while U.S. Coast Guard can no longer adequately mark federally-authorized waterways – with both responsibilities now taken on by DNREC.
Gov. Markell, Sec. O’Mara announce project to improve navigation of Murderkill River at Bowers Beach
Governor Jack Markell and DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara announced the project that will improve safety and navigable access of the Murderkill River and nourish the eroding shoreline at South Bowers Beach.