Sewage Pumping Station No 4 Improvements WPCC 3010/24

Division of Water

Published: March 27, 2024
Comments Due: April 10, 2024

DNREC Notice No. WR20240100
Non-Discrimination Policy
Documents for Review
Permit Application
Site Plans

This office has under consideration the application of:

Town of Millsboro
322 Wilson Highway
Millsboro, DE 19966
Site Tax Map ID: 233-5.00-11.00
Physical Site Address: 499 Mitchell St, Millsboro, DE 19966

Project Description: Town of Millsboro proposes to install a new duplex submersible pumping station to replace existing pumping station, approximately one hundred (100) feet of ten (10) inch diameter sanitary sewer force main via trenching and approximately nine hundred (900) feet of twelve (12) inch diameter sanitary sewer force main via directional drill. The existing pump station is located within approximately twenty-five (25) feet of Iron Branch within the 100-year flood plain and is subject to flooding. The proposed pump station will be located at higher elevation, above the 100-year flood plain. The proposed new pumping station will be sized for a peak flow of 2,000 gallons per day to accommodate current and future growth in Millsboro’s southern service area.

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