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Spray Irrigation Permit: Town of Middletown

The Town of Middletown has applied to for a permit for spray irrigation of highly treated wastewater onto parts of the St. Anne’s Golf Course using an already-existing irrigation system.


Spray Irrigation Permit: Hy-Point Dairy Farms

Hy-Point Dairy Farms has applied for renewal of a permit to spray irrigate screened milk and beverage processing wastewater at their facility on the north side of Beaver Valley Rd., approximately 0.5 miles west of Route 202, in New Castle County.


Spray Irrigation Permit: Tidewater Environmental Services

Tidewater Environmental Services, Inc. has applied for renewal of a Spray Irrigation Permit to operate The Plantations Wastewater Treatment Facility in Sussex County.


Virtual Public Hearing: Mountaire Farms On-Site Wastewater Treatment and Disposal System

The Groundwater Discharges Section will conduct a public hearing on May 21 on the application and draft construction permit and associated modification and renewal draft permit for Mountaire Farms of Delaware, Inc.’s On-Site Wastewater Treatment and Disposal System.


Wastewater Facilities Construction Permit Application Withdrawal

Division of Water Start Date: April 3, 2020 End Date: April 15, 2020
The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Division of Water, hereby gives notice that the following notice, advertised on April 1, 2020, is being WITHDRAWN: Sussex County


Wastewater Facilities Construction Permit Application

Sussex County proposes to construct three treated wastewater effluent spray irrigation fields as an expansion to their existing Inland Bays Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility located northeast of Millsboro.


Public Hearing: Allen Harim On-Site Wastewater Treatment and Disposal System Permit Application and Artesian Wastewater Management Spray Irrigation Permit Application

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Division of Water, will hold a public hearing on August 21, 2019, on permit applications which have been received from Allen Harim Foods, LLC, and Artesian Wastewater Management, Inc.


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.

Contact Us

Marlene Baust Groundwater Discharges Section 302-739-9948



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. [column


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).

Contact Us

Ping Wang Groundwater Discharges Section Manager 302-739-9948






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