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Delaware’s Section 303(d) Waters and Data Solicitation

DNREC announces the availability and opportunity to comment on the Department’s Tentative Determination for Delaware’s 2020 Section 303(d) List (water quality limited segments) and the supporting Documents for the determinations.
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Information About Vibrio Bacteria

Vibrio are bacteria that occur naturally in brackish waters such as the Delaware Bay, the Inland Bays and tributaries, especially during warm weather months. Vibrio infections are relatively rare in Delaware and nationwide. However, when Vibrio or other bacteria come into contact with an open wound, they can cause serious infections. Vibrio infections can be
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What is a Red Tide?

“Red Tide” is the common term for a particular type of harmful algal bloom made up of large concentrations of toxic red dinoflagellates called Karenia brevis (K. Brevis). These are tiny red-colored, naturally-occurring aquatic microorganisms which, in sufficient concentrations, can cause a reddish tint to the water. At very high concentrations, they can cause toxic
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Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Applications

A listing of recent applications for subaqueous lands permits, leases, and water quality certifications.
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Wastewater Facilities Construction Permit Application: Sussex Montessori School

Sussex Montessori School proposes to construct a submersible sanitary sewer pump station and approximately 1,615 linear feet of 1.5 inch diameter force main to serve a proposed school campus located at 24960 Dairy Lane, in Seaford.
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Public Meeting: City of Wilmington Request for a Distribution and Marketing Permit

The DNREC Surface Water Discharges Section will conduct a public meeting on Veolia North America’s permit application for a distribution and marketing permit for Class A/Exceptional Quality biosolids generated at the City of Wilmington Wastewater Treatment Plant.
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Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Applications

A listing of applications for wetlands and subaqueous lands permits, leases, and water quality certifications.
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Public Meeting and Public Hearing: NaturaLawn of America Distribution and Marketing Permit (Docket #2019-P-W-0025)

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Surface Water Discharges Section will conduct a public meeting and a public hearing on NaturaLawn of America’s application for a distribution and marketing permit.
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Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Applications

A list of applications to the DNREC Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Section.
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Agricultural Utilization Permit – Request for Renewal – McMullen Septic Service, Inc.

McMullen Septic Service, Inc. of Seaford, has requested renewal of their existing agricultural utilization permit which authorizes the surface application of limited quantities of grease trap waste at agronomic rates onto a portion of the Jack McMullen Farm.
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Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Applications

A listing of applications to the Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Section for subaqueous lands permits, leases and lease renewals.
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Distribution and Marketing Permit Application – NaturalLawn of America, Inc., Maryland

NaturalLawn of America has requested a distribution & marketing permit to sell fertilizer products containing heat dried biosolids in Delaware. The biosolids are generated at the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago’s Stickney Water Reclamation Plant and stabilized at the Metropolitan Biosolids Management heat drying facility, both located in Cicero, Illinois.
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Wastewater Facilities Construction Permit Application: Wellesley Partners, LLC

Wellesley Partners, LLC proposes to construct a sanitary sewer pump station and approximately 1,900 linear feet of force main to serve 131 single family lots and a pool house in the proposed Wellesley Subdivision and 450 future equivalent dwelling units on adjacent lands on the south side of Warrington Road, east of Route 24, and north of Rehoboth Beach.
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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.
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Water Allocation Permit Renewal and Modification: Town of Laurel

The Town of Laurel has applied for a renewal and modification of its public water allocation which serves approximately 4,000 people in Sussex County.
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Water Allocation Permit Applications

A listing of water allocation permit applications received the DNREC Water Supply Section.
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Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Applications

A listing of applications to the Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Section for permits, leases, and water quality certification.
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General Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation Permits

DNREC and the Department of Agriculturey give notice of a number of farms having applied for coverage under National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) General Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) Permit Number DE 5000N/11, to operate a Large, Medium, or Designated Poultry CAFO without land application of manure under Section 9.5 of the DNREC’s Regulations Governing the Control of Water Pollution.
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Groundwater Discharges Section Permit Applications

Division of Water Start Date: 3/17/2019 End Date: 4/2/2019
On-Site Wastewater Treatment and Disposal System Waste Management, Inc. has applied for a permit to construct a holding tank on their property located on the north side
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Division of Watershed Stewardship

The Division of Watershed Stewardship manages and protects the state’s soil, water and coastlines. It uses a comprehensive array of watershed-based programs to ensure proper stewardship of Delaware’s natural resources. The division protects and maintains the state’s shoreline and navigable waterways. It regulates changes to coastal and urban lands. It develops and implements innovative
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Green Infrastructure Loans

The Delaware Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund (commonly known as the Clean Water State Revolving Fund) provides loans for green infrastructure projects to help meet an EPA goal to promote green infrastructure, water or energy efficiency improvements, and other environmentally innovative projects.
Each year, between 10 and 20 percent of
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