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2022 White Creek Dredging Project

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) is in the engineering and permitting phases of a project to dredge White Creek, an important navigation channel in the Inland Bays.

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Jesse Hayden Division of Watershed Stewardship


Water Family Fest

DNREC and the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays host an annual Water Family Fest at the James Farm Ecological Preserve, in Ocean View. The event highlights the work of each organization to improve Delaware’s wetlands, water, and recreational shorelines.
 


Inland Bays Watershed Wetland Assessment

Unique and rare wetland communities surrounding the Inland Bays include Atlantic White Cedar swamps, sea-level fens, and interdunal swales providing habitat for numerous rare plants and animals.
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    Macroalgae in Delaware’s Inland Bays

    The water quality of Delaware’s Inland Bays is very important to outdoor recreational activities available for Delawareans and visitors alike. The Assawoman, Indian River and Rehoboth Bays provide a superb venue for fishing, boating, waterskiing and other related outdoor activities. However, like so many natural resources, these areas also suffer from the negative effects of


    Inland Bays Pollution Control Strategy

    The Inland Bays Pollution Control Strategy (PCS) and accompanying regulations were finalized in Nov. 2008. This strategy is designed to improve the water quality of the bays (Rehoboth Bay, Indian River Bay, and Little Assawoman Bay), as well as the rivers, streams, and ponds that drain to the bays.
    ADVISORY: A legal challenge


    Determining Dredging Priorities

    The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) is using stakeholder input to develop a data-based method to prioritize dredging projects in Delaware’s Inland Bays.

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    Sierra Davis Division of Watershed Stewardship 302-739-9921



    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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