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Emergency Murderkill River Inlet Dredging

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has completed an emergency dredging project at the mouth of the Murderkill River. The goal of the project was to restore navigability and increase boating safety while strengthening shoreline resiliency.

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Federal Consistency Certification Submitted to the Delaware Coastal Management Program: White Creek Dredging

On behalf of the Division of Watershed Stewardship, Anchor QEA proposes to dredge 70,000 cubic yards of material from White Creek and Assawoman Canal channel in Sussex County.


Questions and Answers: White Creek Dredging

This page contains questions from the July 28 Public Information Session on the 2022 White Creek Dredging Project and answers to those questions from DNREC staff. The July 28


Federal Consistency Certification: Paese Dock and Pier

The applicant proposes to dredge a portion of the Lewes and Rehoboth Canal and build a fixed pier, fixed dock, boat lift, gangway, floating dock and a wetland walkway.


White Creek Dredging Project

DNREC is in the bidding phase of a project to dredge White Creek and part of the Assawoman Canal. Both are important navigation channels in the Inland Bays.
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Federal Consistency Certifications Submitted to the Delaware Coastal Management Program

Delaware City Refining Company proposes to dredge the cooling water intake channel and access channel. River View Industrial Park proposes to rectify non-permitted placement of fill by a previous owner.


Determining Dredging Priorities

The DNREC Shoreline and Waterway Management Section uses a data-based method to prioritize statewide dredging projects in Delaware’s Inland Bays and along the Delaware Bay coast.

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Jesse Hayden Division of Watershed Stewardship 302-739-9921



2020 Masseys Ditch Dredging Project

The project to dredge Massey’s Ditch, an important navigation channel in the Inland Bays, was completed on February 27, 2020. The demobilization and removal of equipment such as pipeline concluded in mid-March 2020.

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Jesse Hayden Division of


Waterway Management

An important part of the DNREC Division of Watershed Stewardship’s mission is to maintain and improve Delaware’s navigable waterways, including its bays and canals.

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Shoreline and Waterway Management 302-739-9921
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