The Division of Water will hold a virtual public hearing (Docket #2020-P-W-0030) on a water allocation permit modification application from Artesian Water Company regarding its Chesapeake City Road well field located South of Bear in New Castle County. Public comment period open through March 26, 2021.
Event Number: 179 899 3624
Dial-in Number: 1-408-418-9388
Closed-captioning available by request if made at least 7 days before the event.
Artesian is requesting a modification of its existing public water allocation permit for its Chesapeake City Road well field located South of Bear in New Castle County, on Chesapeake City Road, and East of Frazer Road in New Castle County, Delaware.
Artesian proposes to replace well 3R with a new well to their existing allocation for this well field. Artesian is not requesting an increase of capacity from the four wells of this allocation permit. The capacities from these wells will remain the same as currently permitted 3,492,000 gallons per day, 104,760,000 gallons per month and 1,095,000,000 gallons per year.
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 de.gov/dnreccomments or by telephone at 302-739-9295.
The Department will accept public comment through the close of business on Friday, March 26, 2021. Comments will be accepted in written form via email to DNRECHearingComments@delaware.gov, using the online form at de.gov/dnreccomments, or by U.S. mail to the address below.
Lisa A. Vest
DNREC Office of the Secretary
89 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901
Exhibit 1: Artesian Water Allocation Permit Modification Application (10/26/2020)
Exhibit 2: Public Notice of the Artesian Water Company Water Allocation Permit Application (11/8/2020)
Exhibit 4: Public Hearing Request Letter from Vincent D’Amico III (12/1/2020)
Exhibit 5: Public Notice of the March 11, 2021, Public Hearing (2/14/2021)