Allocation Permit: Burton Ockels

Division of Water

Published: Feb. 21, 2024
Comments Due: March 6, 2024

DNREC Notice No. WR20240061
Documents for Review
Allocation Application

This office has under consideration the application of:

Burton Ockels
8872 Ockels Drive
Seaford, DE 19973
Site Tax Map ID: 1-32-06.00-0211.00
Physical Site Address: 8872 Ockels Drive
Seaford, DE 19973

Project Description: Burton Ockels has requested an allocation permit for three existing irrigation wells with a combined capacity of 1,785 gpm. The requested allocation is 0.95 MGD, 28.50 MG per month, and 57.0 MG per year. The well will be located 2.4 miles Southeast of Seaford 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