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Waterway Section Comment Form

This form is for comments on projects undertaken by the DNREC Waterway Management Section. Please include your name and contact information and select the project you are commenting on from the dropdown menu. Your Name

Murderkill Inlet Jetty Rehabilitation

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has begun a project to replace and rehabilitate the jetties at the entrance of the Murderkill River.

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Federal Consistency Certification: Marcus Hook Terminal Dredging

Energy Transfer proposes to conduct mechanical maintenance dredging over a 10-year period at berths and water intakes at the Marcus Hook Facility within Delaware and Pennsylvania portions of the Delaware River.

Federal Consistency Determinations Submitted to the Delaware Coastal Management Program

Federal consistency determinations have been submitted for an amendment to the Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Fishery Management Plan and for a plan to dredge the Lewes and Rehoboth Canal.

Federal Consistency Determination: Salem River Maintenance Dredging

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposes to use small dredges to remove spot shoals from a segment of the Salem River navigational channel in Delaware jurisdictional waters over a period of 10 years.

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

White Creek Dredging Project

Dredging in White Creek and part of the Assawoman Canal is set to begin in early 2023. Both waterways are important navigation channels in the Inland Bays.
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Federal Consistency Certification: Murderkill River Channel

The DNREC Division of Watershed Stewardship is requesting modifications to an existing U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permit to change the method of dredging for a portion of the Murderkill River and change the volume of material authorized to be disposed in overboard disposal sites.

Federal Consistency Determination: Wilmington Harbor Maintenance Dredging

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposes to extend their authorization to conduct maintenance dredging of the Federal navigation channel and turning basin at the Port of Wilmington for a ten-year period (2021-2030).

Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Permit Applications

Diamond State Port Corporation has applied to conduct annual maintenance dredging in the Christina River during a 10-year period at the Port of Wilmington.

Federal Consistency Certifications: Diamond State Port Corporation

Diamond State Port Corporation proposes to conduct maintenance dredging at the Port of Wilmington Berths 1 through 7.

Federal Consistency Determinations: Shelton Dredging Project

An applicant proposes the hydraulic dredging of approximately 200 cubic yards of accumulated sediment in a boat slip in the Lewes and Rehoboth Canal near the intersection of Pilottown Road and New Road in Lewes.

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

Virtual Public Hearing: Andrew and Maureen Bolduc Dock and Dredging Permit

The DNREC Division of Water will conduct a public hearing on an application from Andrew and Maureen Bolduc for a permit to build a dock and to maintenance dredge an unnamed lagoon adjacent to White Creek, near Ocean View.

Notice Of Secretary’s Decision: Sargio Corporation

The Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has issued Secretary’s Order Number 2019-W-0045 which authorizes Sargio Corporation to conduct dredging at Bay Vista Marina, adjacent to the Lewes and Rehoboth Canal, near Rehoboth Beach.

Notice of Secretary’s Decision: Sunrise Ventures, LLC

The DNREC Secretary has issued an order which authorizes Sunrise Ventures, LLC to construct a new 20 slip community marina, to install shoreline stabilization, and to conduct maintenance dredging in the Lewes and Rehoboth Canal, near Rehoboth Beach.

Waterway Management Workshops

What does it take to keep Delaware’s waterways open and safe? The DNREC Shoreline and Waterway Management Section held a series of informational open house workshops in 2019 to share information about dredging and other waterway management operations in Delaware.

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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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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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Delaware Coastal Programs Federal Consistency Determinations: Mispillion Inlet and Cedar Creek Maintenance Dredging

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, proposes maintenance dredging at Mispillion Inlet and Cedar Creek, in Sussex County, for a ten year period using Corps-owned dredge boats.