The DNREC Wetlands and Waterways Section provides permitting services for activities in Delaware’s wetlands, bays, rivers, streams, lakes, ponds and other waterways that might require a permit under state law.
Learn the differences between state-regulated and federally-regulated wetlands and how you can determine if you have wetlands on your property
The state regulates activities in tidal wetlands and in tidal and non-tidal waters in the State of Delaware.
Browse or search a map to learn if you have state-regulated tidal wetlands on your property. Download maps of state-regulated wetlands.
Find applications for and information about the different wetlands and subqueous lands regulatory programs in Delaware
The Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Program, in the DNREC Division of Watershed Stewardship, provides reports on the status, health and function of Delaware’s wetlands.
Wetlands and Waterways Section Manager
Wetland Monitoring and Assessment
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
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