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Public Information Session: White Creek Dredging Project

Date & Time:
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
5:00 pm

Location:


, Delaware
Details:

Join DNREC’s Shoreline and Waterway Management Section for a review of the preliminary design for the planned dredging of White Creek in Sussex County.

Connection Information

Join Online
Meeting ID: 854 7719 3451
Passcode: 100317
Dial-in Number: 1-301-715-8592

The 2022 White Creek Dredging Project is now in the engineering and permitting phases. Channel maintenance for White Creek, which connects Indian River Bay to the Assawoman Canal, was identified as a high priority in a recent dredging project prioritization study.

Since dredging last occurred in the early 2000s shoaling in White Creek has increasingly impacted navigation in the waterway.

The virtual public meeting will provide an update on project design and an analysis to identify suitable beneficial uses of the dredged material to restore and enhance coastal wetland areas close to the waterway.

Meeting attendees will be asked for questions and comments about the project. Questions can also be submitted in advance, to jesse.hayden@delaware.gov. (For media inquiries, please contact the DNREC Office of Public Affairs).

State Public Meeting Calendar Notice.


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