Water Allocation Permit: Wells Farms, Inc.

Division of Water

Published: Feb. 7, 2024
Comments Due: Feb. 21, 2024

DNREC Notice No. WR20240040
Documents for Review
Permit Application

This office has under consideration the application of:

Wells Farms, Inc.
7481 Wells Rd
Milford, DE 19963
Site Tax Map ID: 2-35-01.40-0125.00
Physical Site Address: 24868 Broadkill Rd
Milton, DE 19968

Project Description: Wells Farms, Inc has requested a modification of an allocation permit for one proposed irrigation well and five existing wells with a combined capacity of 4,550 gpm. The requested allocation is 4.77 MGD, 148.5 MG per month, and 307.5 MG per year. The well will be located 1 mile Northeast of Milton in Sussex County.

The application and plans for this Public Notice are posted at For questions regarding the application and plans, please contact:

Commercial and Government Services Section
DNREC Div. of Water
89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901
(302) 739-9948

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.

Please submit all written comments and/or a meritorious request for a public hearing to the email address