Wastewater Facilities Construction Permit Application

Division of Water
Start Date: April 1, 2020
End Date: April 15, 2020

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Division of Water, hereby gives notice that a permit application has been received from:

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 in Sussex County. These proposed fields are to be constructed in existing forested lands owned by Sussex County.  The first field is approximately two hundred (200) acres and located between Mount Joy Road, Lawson Road and Hollyville Road.  The second field is approximately two hundred and thirty (230) acres and is bordered on the west by Townsend Road, on the south by Mount Joy Road and on the north by Inland Bay Road.  The third field is approximately one hundred (100) acres and located on the northeast corner of Townsend Road and Inland Bay Road.      

Questions regarding the applications and plans for the above are available for inspection by contacting:

Keith Kooker, P.E.
DNREC Environment Finance
Enterprise Business Park
97 Commerce Way, Suite 106
Dover, DE 19904

A public hearing concerning the above application will NOT be held unless the Secretary of DNREC determines that a hearing is in the public interest or if a written meritorious request for a hearing is received on or before April 15, 2020. A request for a public hearing shall be deemed meritorious if it exhibits a familiarity with the application and provides a reasoned statement of the permit’s probable impact.

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