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Water Supply

The Water Supply Section issues well and water allocation permits, and licenses water well contractors. The section also oversees statewide drought management, groundwater quality monitoring, and wellhead and source water protection programs. The section works with the Delaware River Basin Commission to manage water withdrawal from the Delaware River.

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Industrial Stormwater Runoff

The Industrial Storm Water Permitting Program is designed to prevent the contamination of storm water runoff from a facility by properly handling and storing materials.
NPDES Permit Programs Individual NPDES Permits Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems Industrial
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Individual NPDES Permits

An individual NPDES permit is tailored to a specific discharge and location. These are typically outfalls from municipal sewage treatment facilities or industrial plants that discharge to surface waters of Delaware. The NPDES permit specifies limitations, monitoring requirements, and other terms and conditions that the permittee must meet in order to be allowed to discharge.

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Division of Water

The Division of Water manages and protects Delaware’s water resources. It provides technical assistance, laboratory services, and regulatory guidance and implementation. And the Division performs applied research and provides educational services.  

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Environmental Finance

The DNREC Environmental Finance Office administers the Delaware Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund (also known as the Clean Water State Revolving Fund), making funding available to municipalities, private organizations, nonprofit organizations and private individuals.
Contact Information 97 Commerce Way, Suite 106 Dover, DE
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Division of Watershed Stewardship

The Division of Watershed Stewardship manages and protects the state’s soil, water and coastlines. It uses a comprehensive array of watershed-based programs to ensure proper stewardship of Delaware’s natural resources. The division protects and maintains the state’s shoreline and navigable waterways. It regulates changes to coastal and urban lands. It develops and implements innovative
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Project Planning Advances

Funds are available to help municipal governments prepare to apply for loans for public wastewater and drinking water projects.
Project planning advances can be used to develop Preliminary Engineering Reports (PERs) and Environmental Information Documents (EIDs) needed for loan applications under the Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund and
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Asset Management Incentive Program

Public wastewater and drinking water utilities can receive grants or loan interest rebates to develop and implement asset management plans to help keep their facilities in optimal working order.
The program is funded from the respective non-federal administrative accounts of the Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund and the Drinking
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Delaware Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund

The Delaware Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund provides low-interest loans and grants to municipalities, private organizations, nonprofit organizations and private individuals for projects that will improve water quality.
Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund 29 Delaware Code, §8003 (12) Created in 1990 67 Del. Laws,
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Water Infrastructure Advisory Council

The Water Infrastructure Advisory Council (WIAC) initiates, develops and recommends to the Delaware General Assembly projects for the planning, construction, repair, renovation or expansion of drinking water and wastewater facilities.
The council, which is established in State Law at 29 Del. C. § 8011, provides guidance and policy advice
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Stormwater Infrastructure Loans

The Delaware Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund provides loans for stormwater infrastructure projects as part of a 20% set-aside designed to provide funds for  green infrastructure, water or energy efficiency improvements, or other environmentally innovative activities.
Stormwater infrastructure project loans are made at below market interest rates.
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Publicly Owned Wastewater Treatment Projects

The state provides loans for the construction, repair and upgrading of municipal wastewater facilities. Loans come from the Delaware Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund (also known as the Clean Water State Revolving Fund).
Loans are available for projects such as new wastewater treatment plants, upgrades or expansions; Combined Sewer
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Topic: Clean Water

Water runs through our lives and sustains us in many ways, from the most basic physical functions of our bodies to our mental and psychological well-being. We depend on water. We need it to be clean and plentiful.
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