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Groundwater Discharges Section Applications

A listing of applications to the DNREC Groundwater Discharges Section for a Non-Hazardous Liquid Waste Transporters Permit and for Rural Area Waivers to construct septic systems.


On-Site Wastewater Treatment and Disposal System: Herman Hagan, Trustee

Herman Hagan, Trustee, has applied for a permit to install an onsite wastewater treatment and disposal system on property located on the east side of Rt 1 approximately 150 feet north of Old Mill Road, in Sussex County.


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.



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


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


Community Septic System Outreach

The Community Outreach Initiative identifies low- and moderate-income homeowners in the Chesapeake and Inland Bay Watersheds that may need financial assistance to replace failed and/or failing septic systems.

Contact Information

Bruce Wright First State Community Action Agency Stanford L. Bratton


Septic Rehabilitation Loan Program

The Septic Rehabilitation Loan Program provides low-interest financing to replace failing septic systems and cesspools with on-site wastewater disposal systems that will function in an environmentally sound and cost effective manner. The program also provides funding for new septic construction and costs associated with connecting to central sewer systems.






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