Water Allocation Permit Applications

Division of Water

Published: Jan. 18, 2023
Comments Due: Feb. 2, 2023

Jerry C. Dukes, Trustee has requested an allocation permit for one proposed irrigation well with a capacity of 300 gpm. The requested allocation is 0.15 MGD, 1.03 MG per month, and 4.4 MG per year. The well will be located 5.2 miles Southwest of Georgetown in Sussex County, on Mineral Spring Road. Tax parcel 2-31-19.00-0002.00.

Artesian Water Company has requested an allocation permit for three existing public wells with a combined capacity of 1,100 gpm. The requested allocation is 1.58 MGD, 47.52 MG per month, and 578.16 MG per year. The wells are located 1.2 miles Northwest of Pike Creek in New Castle County, on Paper Mill Road. Tax parcel 08-035.00-021.

The above-mentioned application(s) may be inspected by contacting:

Water Supply Section
89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901

A public hearing on the above applications will NOT be held unless the Secretary of DNREC determines that a public hearing is in the public interest or if a written meritorious objection to the application is received by February 02, 2023, at 4:30 p.m. A public hearing request shall be deemed meritorious if it exhibits a familiarity with the application and provides a reasoned statement of the action’s probable impact.