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Innovative and Alternative Systems

In some cases, where site constraints limit the ability to install conventional wastewater treatment systems, the Department may approve innovative or alternative systems. These are alternative technologies that have been proven to provide at least an equivalent level of treatment as the conventional systems used in Delaware. These systems provide advanced treatment for the reduction
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Underground Injection Control

The Groundwater Discharges Section reviews and permits the use of underground injection wells in Delaware. The only injection wells permitted in Delaware are those that are used to inject non-hazardous fluids underground. These are known as Class V wells.

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Spray Irrigation Program Resources

This page provides a general interpretation of existing methods for designing spray irrigation facilities, and also considers the relative effectiveness and limitations of these facilities.
Marlene Baust Groundwater Discharges Section 302.739.9948
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Spray Irrigation Systems

Spray irrigation of reclaimed water has been in use in Delaware since the 1970s. Reclaimed water is water that has been recovered through the treatment of wastewater at wastewater treatment facilities. Once reclaimed water has been properly treated, it can be applied to agricultural fields, golf courses, forests, parks, roadway medians and cemeteries.

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Approved Products

A list of septic system products reviewed and approved by the Groundwater Discharges Section for use in Delaware. The Section also maintains a list of approved innovative and alternative systems that might be used where site constraints limit the ability to install conventional wastewater treatment systems. Approved Products – General [table-wrap
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On-Site Wastewater System Forms

A collection of forms and resources related to the permitting and management of on-site wastewater treatment and disposal systems in Delaware. Site Evaluation Approval Septic Permit Application Onsite Wastewater System Construction Report Class H Inspection Form Pre-Construction As Built Extension
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Septic Systems

An on-site wastewater treatment and disposal system – known commonly as a septic system – is a wastewater treatment facility located within your property boundaries that collects, treats and disposes of wastewater from your home or business. This is different from a central or municipal wastewater treatment facility which receives wastewater from other locations for
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Groundwater Discharges Section

The Groundwater Discharges Section oversees all aspects of the siting, design and installation of onsite wastewater treatment and disposal systems (known as septic systems). The Section is organized into two branches.

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Ping Wang Groundwater Discharges Section Manager 302.739.9948
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Division of Water Contacts

Virgil R. Holmes, Director Richardson & Robbins Building 89 Kings Highway Dover, DE 19901 302.739.9949
Environmental Laboratory Sergio Huerta, M.D. Laboratory Administrator 302.739.9942

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State Regulated Wetlands Map Index

To determine if you have state-regulated tidal wetlands on your property, browse or search the index map to find and download maps of state-regulated wetlands. [giciframe
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