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Water Allocation Permit Applications



Division of Water

Published: Oct. 25, 2020
Comments Due: Nov. 9, 2020

The State of Delaware (DelDOT) has requested an allocation permit for one proposed agricultural well. The maximum daily withdrawal is 288,000 gallons per day. The well will be located northwest of Dagsboro in Sussex County, near the intersection of Dagsboro and Fire Tower Roads. Tax parcel 233-5.00-179.00.

Artesian Water Company (Frankford) has applied for a renewal of its public water allocation which serves approximately 1,000 people in Sussex County. The application includes two existing public wells. The requested allocation is 0.25 million gallons (MG) per day, 5.0 MG per month, and 50.0 MG per year.

Water Supply Section
89 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901
302-739-9945
DNREC_Water_Allocation@delaware.gov

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 by November 9, 2020, at 4:30 p.m. 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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