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On-Site Wastewater Treatment and Disposal System: Maxim Industries

Maxim Industries has applied for a permit for an on-site wastewater treatment and disposal system for a convenience store located at 1400 South DuPont Highway, in New Castle.


Wastewater Facilities Construction Permit Application: Commerce Pursuit Capital

Commerce Pursuit Capital proposes to install a sewer pump station, approximately 888 linear feet of force main and related appurtenances to serve a proposed assisted living facility at 6060 Limestone Road, in Hockessin.


Groundwater Discharges Applications

A listing of recent applications to the DNREC Division of Water for Groundwater Discharges permits.


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


Online Application Submission

The DNREC Division of Water offers online application submission through the Digital DNREC ePermitting system.

Contact Us

Div. of Water Licensing 302-739-9116
All Division of Water licenses can be applied for online. Permit applications


Division of Water Contacts

Director’s Office Steven Smailer, P.G.Directorsteven.smailer@delaware.gov302-739-9949 Jennifer RousheyEnvironmental Administratorjennifer.roushey@delaware.gov302-739-9949 Matthew T. GrabowskiEnvironmental Administratormatthew.grabowski@delaware.gov302-739-9949 Ashley KunderEnvironmental Laboratory Directorashley.kunder@delaware.gov302-739-9942
Mailing and Physical Address Richardson and Robbins Building 89 Kings Highway Dover, DE


DNREC Division of Water

The DNREC Division of Water manages and protects Delaware’s water resources. It performs applied research and provides technical assistance, laboratory services, and regulatory guidance and implementation. Residential Services The Residential Services Section serves property owners,


Bioenergy Devco, LLC, Facility Permit Application

Bioenergy Development Company has applied for air quality, waste management and wastewater management permits for a project at the Bioenergy Innovation Center, at 28338 Enviro Way, in Seaford.


Wastewater Facilities Construction Permit Application: Mayapple Farm

Mayapple Farm LLC has applied for a permit to install six pump stations and approximately 2,770 linear feet of forcemain to serve the Mayapple Farm residential development, on Williamsville Road near its intersection with Lighthouse Road, in Sussex County.


Formal Waiver: Jenny Jerez & Jose Luis Tetelpa

Jenny Jerez and Jose Luis Tetelpa have applied for Formal Waiver to install a septic system on their property located on the south side of Frankford School Road, east of Omar Road, near Frankford.


Wastewater Facilities Construction Permit Application: Passwaters Farm

Passwaters Farm has applied for a permit to install a pump station and approximately 135 linear feet of forcemain to serve the Heritage Shores Golf Course Community, in Bridgeville.


Wastewater Facilities Construction Permit Application: Sussex County

Sussex County is proposing to install approximately 2,491 linear feet of sanitary sewer force main, valves and related appurtenances north of Rehoboth Beach in Sussex County.


On-Site Wastewater Treatment and Disposal System

JR & Laurel has applied for a permit to install an on-site wastewater treatment and disposal system on the southwest corner of US Rt. 13 and Chipman’s Lane, near Laurel.


On-Site Wastewater Treatment and Disposal System Permit Applications

A listing of recent applications for on-site wastewater treatment and disposal system permit from the DNREC Groundwater Discharges Section.


On-Site Wastewater Treatment and Disposal System: Timothy J. Mullins

Timothy J. Mullins has applied for a permit for an on-site wastewater treatment and disposal system to serve an equestrian team training center at 595 Black Swamp Road, in Felton.


Wastewater Facilities Construction Permit Application: Artesian Wastewater Management

Artesian Wastewater Management has applied for a permit to install approximately 7,141 linear feet of forcemain between existing forcemain at Lightship Cove subdivision and at the intersection of the Lewes-Georgetown Highway and Fisher Road.


Wastewater Facilities Construction Permit Application: Ribera Development

Ribera Development proposes to install approximately 3.132 linear feet of force main, 42 pump stations and related appurtenances to serve a proposed 42 lot single family subdivision on the east side of Camp Arrowhead Road south of the Cove Court intersection.


Wastewater Facilities Construction Permit Application: Sunrise Motel

Sunrise Motel in Seaford proposes to modify an existing septic system pump station by abandoning 2 of 4 existing pumps and installing approximately 2,669 linear feet of forcemain to tie into an existing manhole.


Wastewater Facilities Construction Permit Application: Sussex County

Sussex County proposes to install approximately 1,500 linear feet of sanitary sewer force main and related infrastructure to serve the Chapel Green and Conley’s Chapel Village subdivisions.


Wastewater Facilities Construction Permit Application: Old Mill Bridge LLC

Old Mill Bridge LLC. has applied for a permit to install a pump station and approximately 1,875 linear feet of forcemain to serve the Estates at Bridgewater residential development, located southeast of Old Mill Bridge Road and Millers Neck Road.


On-Site Wastewater Treatment and Disposal System

St. Clair Real Estate Holdings LLC has applied for a permit to install an on-site wastewater treatment and disposal system on their property on the south side of Betts Pond Road east of DuPont Blvd., in Millsboro.


On-Site Wastewater Treatment and Disposal System: Southern Delaware Communities, Inc.

Southern Delaware Communities has applied for a permit for upgrades to an on-site wastewater treatment and disposal system located at Colonial Estates Drive, in Sussex County.


Wastewater Facilities Construction Permit Application: Sussex County Engineering

Sussex County Engineering has applied for a permit to install a pump station and approximately 6,810 linear feet of forcemain on Rudder Lane, in Georgetown.


Wastewater Facilities Construction Permit Application: Schell Brothers

Schell Brothers proposes to install a pump station and approximately 2,309 linear feet of force main to serve the proposed Miralon subdivision on of Cool Spring Road southeast of Milton.


Wastewater Facilities Construction Permit Application: Lightship Cove

Schell Brothers, LLC, has applied for a permit to install a pump station and approximately 946 linear feet of forcemain to serve the Lightship Cove residential development, located on Fisher Road, Sussex County.


Public Hearing: Inland Bays Wastewater Treatment Facility

The Division of Water will conduct a public hearing to consider comments on an application by Sussex County for construction of a Phase 2 upgrade and expansion project at the Inland Bays Wastewater Treatment Facility.


Wastewater Facilities Construction Permit Application: Shingle Point Properties, LLC

Shingle Point Properties proposes to install approximately 2,785 linear feet of force main to serve the Azalea Woods-Phase 2 residential development, located on the west side of Gravel Hill Road, in Sussex County.


Wastewater Facilities Construction Permit Application: Country Rest Home, Inc.

Country Rest Home, Inc. proposes to install a duplex sanitary sewer pump station, a flow meter vault and approximately twenty-eight linear feet of two diameter force main to serve the proposed Lincoln Retirement Community.


Wastewater Facilities Construction Permit Application: Jones Enterprise Brewing

Jones Enterprise Brewing proposes to install a pump station and approximately 415 linear feet of force main to serve the proposed Lewes Brewing Company microbrewery at 1145 Savannah Road in Lewes.


Non-Hazardous Liquid Waste Transporters Permit: United Rentals

United Rentals has applied for an amendment to their Non-Hazardous Liquid Waste Transporters Permit to include New Castle County as a disposal site for portable toilet waste.


Wastewater Facilities Construction Permit Application: Sussex County

Sussex County has applied for a permit to install five grinder pump stations, approximately 7,100 linear feet of forcemain, and accessories, to serve the Winding Creek Village residential subdivision at Long Neck.


Wastewater Facilities Construction Permit Application: Woodside Center

Woodside Center, LLC has applied for a permit to install a pump station and approximately 975 linear feet of forcemain to serve the Woodside Center Shopping Center, located at 5502 S. Dupont Hwy, in Dover.


Wastewater Facilities Construction Permit Application: Artesian Wastewater Management

Artesian Wastewater Management proposes to install approximately 6,000 linear feet of force main, gate valves, air release and vacuum manholes and related appurtenances to serve the existing Anthem/Holland Mills subdivisions’ pump station near Harbeson.


Groundwater Discharges Permits

US Home has applied for a Temporary Holding Tank Permit to accommodate 11,700 gallons per day of wastewater from a site located northeast of the intersection of Lizard Hill and Peppers Corner roads, in Sussex County.


Wastewater Facilities Construction Permit Application: Sussex County

Sussex County proposes to install 41 single family pump stations, approximately 8,400 linear feet of force main, 10 manholes and related appurtenances to serve the existing Mallard Creek subdivision, north of Clarksville.


Wastewater Facilities Construction Permit Application: High Tide Church

High Tide Church has applied for a permit to install approximately 1,050 linear feet of forcemain and a pump station to serve the church, which is located on the south side of Nine Foot Road, near Dagsboro.


Wastewater Facilities Construction Permit Application: The Chemours Company

The Chemours Company proposes to construct a system to treat an acidic wastewater stream generated from an air pollution control device in the Chemours Discovery Hub Building on the University of Delaware STAR campus in Newark.


Agricultural Utilization Permit Renewal: Denali Water Solutions

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.


Public Hearing: Artesian Permits for the Sussex Regional Reclamation Facility

The Division of Water will conduct a public hearing on applications by Artesian Wastewater Management, Inc. for On-Site Wastewater Treatment and Disposal System Construction and Operation permits for the Sussex Regional Reclamation Facility.


Wastewater Facilities Construction Permit Application: Rockwell Middletown

Rockwell Middletown has applied for a permit to install approximately 3,240 linear feet of forcemain to serve the Middletown Reserve residential subdivision, at the intersection of Armstrong Road and Bruce Drive, in Middletown.


Groundwater Discharges Section Applications

A listing of recent permit applications submitted to the DNREC Groundwater Discharges Section.


Wastewater Facilities Construction Permit Application: Schiff Land Development Company

Schiff Land Development Company has applied for a permit to construct a pump station and approximately 2,142 linear feet of forcemain to serve the Patriots Glen residential subdivision, located on State Route 24, northeast of Layton Davis Road, in Sussex County.


Groundwater Discharges Applications

A list of recent permit applications submitted to the DNREC Groundwater Discharges Section.


On-Site Wastewater Treatment and Disposal System: M&E Properties, LLC

M&E Properties has applied for a permit to install an on-site wastewater treatment and disposal system on their property at 32524 DuPont Blvd., near Dagsboro.


Groundwater Discharges Formal Waiver: Sam Tano

Sam Tano has applied for a formal Waiver to install an on-site wastewater treatment and disposal system on a property in Kings Crossing near Lincoln.


On-Site Wastewater Treatment and Disposal System: Sussex Academy Foundation

Sussex Academy Foundation has submitted an application for renewal of an Operation Permit for the Sussex Academy Elementary School Wastewater Treatment and Disposal Facility located at 22051 Wilson Road, in Sussex County.


Communities in Need

The state has developed a list of communities in need as part of the Delaware Clean Water Initiative for Underserved Communities. These are communities that have lacked technical or financial capacity to address demonstrated public health and clean water challenges.






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