Allocation Permit: Edward Steen

Division of Water

Published: March 27, 2024
Comments Due: April 10

DNREC Notice No. WR20240112
Non-Discrimination Policy
Documents for Review
Permit Application

This office has under consideration the application of:

Edward Steen
32606 Hitch Pond Road, Laurel, DE, 19956
Site Tax Map ID: 3-32-05.00-0001.00
Physical Site Address: 32606 Hitch Pond Road, Laurel, DE, 19956

Project Description: Edward Steen requested an allocation permit for two proposed irrigation wells with a combined capacity of 700 gpm. The requested allocation is 0.27 MGD, 1.44 MG per month, and 5.76 MG per year. The wells will be located 3.7 miles East of Laurel 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