Division of Water

The Division of Water manages and protects Delaware’s water resources. It provides technical assistance, laboratory services, and regulatory guidance and implementation. And the Division performs applied research and provides educational services.

Water Supply

Source water and wellhead protection, well permitting, and water allocation. Read more.

Surface Water Protection

Pollution discharges, non-point source pollution, wastewater treatment, run-off. Read more.

Groundwater Discharges

Septic systems, septic system installers and inspectors, and spray irrigation systems. Read more.

Environmental Laboratory

A full-service environmental laboratory serving DNREC  and other state agencies. Read more.


Marinas, docks,piers, shoreline stabilization and other activities in wetlands and waterways. Read more.

Contact Us

Contact information for the sections and major programs of the Division of Water. Read more.

Division of Water News

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