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Water Supply Section Allocation Permit Applications

Division of Water Start Date: 3/17/2019 End Date: 4/2/2019
Allocation Permits: Artesian Water Company, Inc. has requested a public withdrawal allocation for two existing public supply wells.  The requested daily withdrawal for the wells is 237,000
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Public Notice: Water Supply Allocation Permits

Division of Water Start Date: 3/10/2019 End Date: 3/25/2019
W.C. Farms, LLC has requested an irrigation allocation for one proposed and one existing irrigation wells. The maximum daily withdrawal for the wells will be 2,268,000
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Well and Water Use Permit Data

The Water Supply Section maintains a database of water well data derived from permit applications, well completion and abandonment reports. Data from this system is available from the Delaware Open Data Portal and by request to the Division of Water.


Well Permits Branch 302.739.9944
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Water Supply Coordinating Council Meeting Archives

This page contains a collection of meeting materials for meetings of the Water Supply Coordinating Council between 2008 and 2010. Meeting materials since that point are available on the Delaware Public Meeting Calendar.
Agenda Minutes

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Water Allocation

The Water Allocation Branch oversees major water withdrawals, greater than 50,000 gallons per day, from any surface water or groundwater source in Delaware. The Branch conducts long-term water supply planning and water conservation efforts, in coordination with public and private sector partners. And it collects, manages and evaluates water use data for more than 500
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Groundwater Protection

The Groundwater Protection Branch oversees groundwater protection efforts, the Source Water Assessment and Protection Program, and the Wellhead Protection Program.


Matthew T. Grabowski Branch Manager 302.739.9945
The hydrologists and environmental scientists
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Water Well Licensing Board

The Water Well Licensing Board is established in Delaware’s Regulations For Licensing Water Well Contractors, Pump Installer Contractors, Well Drillers, Well Drivers, And Pump Installers to advise and assist the Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) in the administration of the licensing program.

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Water Conservation

The Water Supply Coordinating Council has developed a three-phase approach to conserving water if and when there are problems with drought in Delaware. This approach includes recommended water conservation ideas for a drought watch and for a drought warning. It also includes planned mandatory restrictions in the case of a drought emergency. Drought watches, warnings
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Well Permits

The Well Permits Branch manages and issues well construction and use permits for wells that withdraw 50,000 gallons or less of water daily. The Branch inspects wells and licenses companies and individuals who construct wells and install and repair or service pumps in and for wells. And it maintains data on the construction and status
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Water Supply Application and License Fees

Following are application and license fees for the DNREC Division of Water Water Supply section. Make checks out as payable to “Division of Water” unless otherwise noted. When an advertisement for a permit is required, the advertisement appears in Sunday newspapers, and is for a 15-day public comment period.
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