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Residential Services

The Residential Services Section serves property owners and their selected contractors and appointed agents. The scope of services includes drinking water wells, septic systems and other residential activities that affect water resources in the ground. Wastewater Disposal The Wastewater Disposal Program oversees all aspects of the siting,

Innovative and Alternative Systems

In some cases, where site constraints limit the ability to install conventional wastewater treatment systems, the Department may approve innovative or alternative systems. These are alternative technologies that have been proven to provide at least an equivalent level of treatment as the conventional systems used in Delaware.

Approved Septic System Products

The Residential Services Section maintains the following list of septic system products reviewed and approved for use in Delaware. The Section also maintains a list of approved innovative and alternative systems that might be used where site constraints limit the ability to install conventional wastewater treatment systems. Approved Products – General

Maintaining Your Septic System

Properly maintaining your septic system can save you from problems, and expenses. The smaller the amount of wastewater you put through your system, the longer the system will last. Here are ideas for how to manage your system and help it last a long time. [column md=”6″ xclass=”col-xs-12

Septic Systems

An on-site wastewater treatment and disposal system – known commonly as a septic system – is a wastewater treatment facility located within an individual property boundary that collects, treats and disposes of wastewater from a home or business. This is different from a central or municipal wastewater treatment facility which receives wastewater from other locations

Groundwater Discharges Section Applications

A listing of applications to the DNREC Groundwater Discharges Section for a Non-Hazardous Liquid Waste Transporters Permit and for Rural Area Waivers to construct septic systems.

On-Site Wastewater Treatment and Disposal System: Herman Hagan, Trustee

Herman Hagan, Trustee, has applied for a permit to install an onsite wastewater treatment and disposal system on property located on the east side of Rt 1 approximately 150 feet north of Old Mill Road, in Sussex County.

Community Septic System Outreach

The Community Outreach Initiative identifies low- and moderate-income homeowners in the Chesapeake and Inland Bay Watersheds that may need financial assistance to replace failed and/or failing septic systems.

Contact Information

Bruce Wright First State Community Action Agency Stanford L. Bratton Bldg. 308 N. Railroad

Septic Rehabilitation Grant Program

Welcome to Delaware’s Septic Rehabilitation Grant Program (SRGP), a beacon of support for low-income homeowners in need. The SRGP provides funding for costs associated with replacing failing septic systems and cesspools with on-site wastewater disposal systems. The SRGP also provides funding for costs associated with connecting to central sewer systems. [column md=”5″