Allocation Permit: Artesian Water Company, Inc

Division of Water

Published: March 6, 2024
Comments Due: March 20, 2024

DNREC Notice No. WR20240069
Documents for Review
Permit Application

This office has under consideration the application of:

Artesian Water Company, Inc
664 Churchmans Road
Newark, DE, 19702
Site Tax Map ID: 14-007.40-133
Physical Site Address: Olivine Circle
Townsend, DE, 19734

Project Description: Artesian Water Company, Inc has requested the modification of an existing allocation permit for two existing public wells with a combined capacity of 750 gpm. The requested allocation is 1.01 MGD, 30.36 MG per month, and 369.38 MG per year. The wells are located 3 miles Northeast of Townsend in New Castle 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