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Wastewater Facilities Construction Permit Application: Chemours Company FC, LLC

The Chemours Company FC, LLC of Wilmington, has applied for a permit to build two Fluoro Testing Lab wastewater treatment units inside the Chemours Discovery Hub, on the University of Delaware STAR Campus, in Newark.
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Groundwater Discharges Waiver Requests

A listing of applications to the Groundwater Discharges Section for Rural Area Waivers and Formal Waivers of requirements of the groundwater discharges regulations.
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Wastewater Facilities Construction Permit Application: Beebe Medical Center, Inc.

Beebe Medical Center, Inc. proposes to construct a submersible sanitary sewer pump station and approximately 1,640 linear feet of force main to serve a four-story, 136,000 square foot surgical hospital to be located on the northeast side of Warrington Road just south of the intersection with the John J. Williams Highway (Rt. 24) near Rehoboth Beach.
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Wastewater Facilities Construction Permit Public Hearing: Artesian Wastewater Management, Inc.

The DNREC Division of Water will conduct a public hearing on an application by Artesian Wastewater Management, Inc., for a Wastewater Facilities Construction Permit to construct 5,589 linear feet of forcemain from the Sussex Regional Recharge Facility to two spray fields.
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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. These systems provide advanced treatment for the reduction
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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
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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
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Board of Certification for Wastewater Operators

The Board of Certification For Operators of Wastewater Treatment Facilities was created to advise and assist the Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control in the administration of the Delaware Licensed Wastewater Operator certification program.

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Wastewater Operator Certification

All wastewater treatment facilities in Delaware must be operated under the direct supervision of a Delaware Licensed Wastewater Operator. The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control administers the certification program with advice and assistance from the Board of Certification For Operators of Wastewater Facilities.

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Land Treatment of Waste

Certain by-products of wastewater treatment, known as biosolids, and non-hazardous residuals from solid waste treatment, can be used, under certain circumstances, in limited agricultural applications or as landfill. These uses are governed by the Guidance and Regulations Governing the Land Treatment of Wastes (7 DE Admin. Code 7103).
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Construction of Wastewater Facilities

The Surface Water Discharges Section issues permits to construct facilities that will store, collect, convey or treat sewerage and other wastewaters. Permits are issued to safeguard the environment and ensure that the facilities are designed to manage the wastes properly.

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Surface Water Discharges Section

The Surface Water Discharges Section issues permits for industrial and municipal wastewater treatment systems, including stormwater treatment, which discharge into Delaware’s surface waters. It also regulates the management of wastewater sludge. The Section licenses wastewater treatment operators and provides technical assistance and training to help wastewater treatment facilities avoid problems.

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Water Infrastructure Advisory Council

The Water Infrastructure Advisory Council (WIAC) initiates, develops and recommends to the Delaware General Assembly projects for the planning, construction, repair, renovation or expansion of drinking water and wastewater facilities.
The council, which is established in State Law at 29 Del. C. § 8011, provides guidance and policy advice
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Publicly Owned Wastewater Treatment Projects

The state provides loans for the construction, repair and upgrading of municipal wastewater facilities. Loans come from the Delaware Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund (also known as the Clean Water State Revolving Fund).
Loans are available for projects such as new wastewater treatment plants, upgrades or expansions; Combined Sewer
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