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The Div. of Water will conduct a public hearing to consider comments from the public on the Draft National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System Phase II Tier II General Permit.
The Board of Certification For Operators of Wastewater Treatment Facilities was created to advise and assist the Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control in the administration of the Delaware Licensed Wastewater Operator certification program.
Licensing Coordinator 302-739-9116
All wastewater treatment facilities in Delaware must be operated under the direct supervision of a Delaware Licensed Wastewater Operator.
Digital DNREC Div. of Water License Fees
Div. of Water Licensing 302-739-9116
The Industrial Storm Water Permitting Program is designed to prevent the contamination of storm water runoff from a facility by properly handling and storing materials.
Matthew Davison 302-739-9945
The Industrial Storm Water Permitting Program operates under the
The application of pesticides onto Delaware surface water requires a permit from the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC). Permits for this activity are part of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES).
Lydia Smith 302-739-9946
The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and the Department of Agriculture jointly manage the Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) NPDES permitting program.
Lydia Smith DNREC Div. of Water 302-739-9946 Chris Brosch Dept. of Agriculture, Nutrient Management 302-698-4555
Stormwater runoff from urban and industrial areas can contain harmful pollutants. To help keep these pollutants from being washed or dumped into surface waters, operators of municipal separate storm sewer systems (known as MS4s) must get a permit and develop a stormwater management program.
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An individual NPDES permit is tailored to a specific discharge and location. These are typically outfalls from municipal sewage treatment facilities or industrial plants that discharge to surface waters of Delaware. The NPDES permit specifies limitations, monitoring requirements, and other terms and conditions that the permittee must meet in order to be allowed to discharge.
The National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) regulates point sources that discharge pollutants into the state’s surface water bodies. It helps ensure that the state’s water bodies can meet their designated uses, such as providing drinking water, being safe for swimming or fishing, or supporting aquatic life.
Solids generated in the treatment of sanitary wastewater are known as biosolids. Solids generated in the treatment of wastewater without a sanitary component are known as non-hazardous waste residuals. These solid products may be permitted for land application as a fertilizer and for other end uses.
A National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Tier II General Permit is being issued for existing Phase II Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) individual permitted entities.
Farms in Bridgeville, Millsboro, Greenwood, Seaford and Milton have applied for coverage under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System General Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) Permit for Large, Medium, and Designated Poultry CAFOS – Facilities with Land Application of Manure.
Denali Water Solutions has applied for renewal of, and the addition of a tenth application site to, a permit to operate a land treatment system for the agricultural utilization of solids and other land treatable residuals from chicken and pet food processing.
Sunoco Partners Marketing & Terminals L.P. has applied for reissuance of its permit to discharge storm water runoff from its former Ethylene Complex located east of U.S. Route 13 on the Delaware River, in Claymont.
Applicants have applied for reissuance of their permit to discharge storm water runoff to Little Mill Creek from a facility located at Boxwood and Centerville Roads in Wilmington.
The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has begun a Triennial Review of Delaware’s Surface Water Quality Standards.
INV Performance Materials has applied for reissuance of its National Pollutant Discharge System permit to discharge from its nylon production facility in Seaford to the Nanticoke River.
The National Clean Water Act of 1972 set in place a program that is intended to restore the chemical, physical, and biological integrity of the nation’s waters. To reach these goals, a series of steps were mandated by Congress for the Environmental Protection Agency and the individual States to take. The first step was for
SPI Pharma, Inc., has applied for reissuance of its National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit to discharge treated process wastewater into the Delaware Bay and storm water to the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal. The facility is located at 40 Cape Henlopen Drive in Lewes.
The Surface Water Discharges Section will hold a virtual public meeting (June 17, 2020) and a virtual public hearing (June 25, 2020) on an application by Synagro Technologies, Inc. for a permit to sell biosolids fertilizer products in Delaware.
The Division of Parks and Recreation has applied for reissuance of its National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit No. DE0050083 (State Number WPCC 3150H/74) to discharge treated sanitary sewerage to an unnamed tributary of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal.
The DNREC Surface Water Discharges Section will conduct a virtual public information meeting on an application from Synagro Technologies, Inc. for a distribution and marketing permit for heat dried Class A/Exceptional Quality biosolids product.
McKee Run Generating Station has applied for reissuance of its National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit to discharge storm water to the McKee Run, a tributary to the Saint Jones River.
Bilcare Research, Inc. has applied for reissuance of its National Pollutant Discharge System (NPDES) Permit to discharge storm water to the Delaware River and to unnamed tributary to Dragon Run Creek from their facility located at 1389 School House Road in New Castle County.
SAW, Inc. has applied for reissuance of its National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit to discharge treated wastewater, freezer defrosting water, non-contact cooling water and storm water to a Pepper Ditch. SAW, Inc. is located at 316 N. Race Street, in Georgetown.
The Watershed Resource Center, Inc. biosolids treatment, soil blending, and fertilizer manufacturing facility, located in Curtis Bay, Maryland, requests issuance of a distribution and marketing permit in the State of Delaware for their biosolids product.
Kent County Levy Court has applied for renewal of an existing agricultural utilization permit and a renewal of an existing distribution and marking permit related to the county’s wastewater treatment system, the land application of treated biosolids, and the marketing of their biosolids product known as “Kentorganite.”