Water Allocation Permit: Mountaire Farms of Delaware, Inc.

Division of Water

Published: Sept. 13, 2023
Comments Due: Sept. 27, 2023

Mountaire Farms of Delaware, Inc. has requested a modification of an existing allocation permit to include 4 industrial wells with a combined capacity of 1,320 gpm. The requested allocation is 1.71 MGD, 46.5 MG per month, and 556.4 MG per year. The wells are located 1.7 miles East of Millsboro in Sussex County, on John J Williams Hwy. Tax parcel 2-34-32.00-0117.00.

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.