Water Allocation Permit: EM Smith Limited Partnership

Division of Water

Published: May 22, 2024
Comments Due: June 5, 2024

DNREC Notice No. WR20240194
Non-Discrimination Policy
Documents for Review
Permit Application

Water Allocation Permit: EM Smith Limited Partnership

This office has under consideration the application of:
EM Smith Limited Partnership
28744 Lakeview Road
Millsboro, DE 19966
Site Tax Map ID: 1-33-15.00-0007.00
Physical Site Address: Long Drain Road, Millsboro, DE 19966

Project Description: Donald Smith has requested an allocation permit for one proposed irrigation well with a capacity of 1,000 gpm. The requested allocation is 1.44 MGD, 11.52 MG per month, and 23.0 MG per year. The well will be located 4 miles West of Millsboro in Sussex County.

The application for this Public Notice is posted at:
La solicitud y planes de este Aviso Público están publicados en:
Aplikasyon ak plan pou Avi Piblik yo poste sou:

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