Public Hearing: Allen Harim Water Allocation Permit Renewal

Date & Time:
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
6:00 pm


, Delaware

The Division of Water will hold a virtual public hearing (Docket #2020-P-W-0029) on a Water Allocation permit renewal application submitted by Allen Harim Foods LLC, for its Harbeson Plant. Public comment period open through Thursday, April 8, 2021.

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Allen Harim Foods, LLC (Harbeson) has requested a renewal of its industrial water allocation for four existing industrial wells and one existing public well. The maximum daily withdrawal is 2,300,000 gallons per day. The wells are located south of Harbeson in Sussex County, near the intersection of Harbeson Road and Lewes Georgetown Highway. Tax parcel 235-30.00-97.00.

Those wishing to offer verbal comments during DNREC virtual public hearings must pre-register no later than noon on the date of the virtual hearing at or by telephone at 302-739-9295.

The Department will accept public comment through the close of business on Thursday, April 8, 2021. Comments will be accepted in written form via email to, using the online form at, or by U.S. mail to the address below.

Docket #2020-P-W-0029

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Public Hearing Officer

Lisa A. Vest
DNREC Office of the Secretary
89 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901

Related Documents

Allen Harim Water Allocation Permit Modification Application (2/19/2019)

Additional information from Allen Harim: Pumping Test Reports, Requested Rates and Water Conservation Plan

Public Notice of the Allen Harim Water Allocation Permit Application (11/15/2020)

Affidavits from the News Journal and the Delaware State News of publication of the Artesian Water Company Water Allocation Permit Application public notice on Nov. 8, 2020

Comments and hearing requests from Keep Our Wells Clean and Keith Steck, Vice President, Delaware Coalition for Open Government (DelCOG) (12/7/2021)

Public Comments

Jenna Talia

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