Water Allocation Permit: Goldsborough J. Stafford III

Division of Water

Published: April 17, 2024
Comments Due: May 1, 2024

DNREC Notice No. WR20240139
Non-Discrimination Policy
Documents for Review
Permit Application

This office has under consideration the application of:

Goldsborough J. Stafford III
Site Tax Map ID: MN-00-137.00-01-02.00.000
Physical Site Address: 5612 Burnite Mill Road, Felton, DE 19943

Project Description: Goldsborough J. Stafford III has requested an allocation permit for two proposed irrigation wells with a combined capacity of 1,000 gpm. The requested allocation is 1.5 MGD, 45 MG per month, and 90 MG per year. The wells will be located 4 miles Southwest of Felton in Kent County.

The application for this Public Notice is 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