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Groundwater Discharges Waiver Requests


Division of Water
Start Date: July 17, 2019
End Date: August 1, 2019

Rural Area Waiver

Martin Ross has applied for a Rural Area Waiver for his property located  on the northeast side of Whitesville Road (CR 64) ~1550’ southeast of Russell Road (CR 455B) near Delmar, Delaware Sussex County Tax parcel 532-16.00-14.01  This request is being made because the soil on the site does not meet the limiting zone requirements in the current Regulations Governing the Design, Installation and operation of On-Site Wastewater Treatment and Disposal Systems in Delaware. The property in question is 10 acres in area and the proposed system will serve a single family with a design flow rate not to exceed 600 gallons per day.

Formal Waiver

Dawn Hudson has applied for a Formal Waiver for her property located on the south side of Wilgus Cemetery Road (CR 381A) ~1300’ west of Bayard Road (CR 384) near Roxana Delaware Sussex County tax parcel 533-6.00-116.01  This request is being made at this time to use existing monitoring well data along with a current site evaluation to site a second system on the property which will facilitate a subdivision of the property. The request is to site a single family dwelling with a design flow rate not to exceed 600 GPD.

The above mentioned applications may be inspected by contacting:

Groundwater Discharges Section
89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE  19901
DNREC_GWDSLegalNotice@delaware.gov
(302) 739-9948

A public hearing on the above applications will NOT be held unless the Secretary of DNREC determines that a public hearing is in the public interest or if a written meritorious objection to the application is received within 15 days from this notice.  A public hearing request shall be deemed meritorious if it exhibits a familiarity with the application and provides a reasoned statement of the action’s probable impact.


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