Water Allocation Permit: Carey Farms

Division of Water

Published: Oct. 4, 2023
Comments Due: Oct. 18, 2023

Carey Farms has requested an allocation permit for two proposed irrigation wells with a combined capacity of 1,800 gpm. The requested allocation is 2.6 MGD, 78.0 MG per month, and 156.0 MG per year. The wells will be located 3 miles West of Slaughter Beach in Sussex County. Tax parcels 2-30-07.00-0102.00 and 2-30-15.00-0042.01.

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

Water Supply Assessment and Protection
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 within 15 days from this notice. 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.