Wastewater: DNREC Press Release
NEWS FROM THE DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTOL
CONTACT: Michael Globetti, DNREC Public Affairs, 302-739-9902
DNREC moves City of Rehoboth Beach wastewater disposal
financing forward and agrees to a new discharge removal deadline
DOVER (Jan. 5, 2015) – DNREC Secretary David Small has signed a Record of Decision (ROD) concurring with an assessment by the City of Rehoboth Beach that an ocean outfall is the most environmentally and financially responsible alternative to the City’s current discharge of treated wastewater into the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal. Secretary Small’s ...
Wastewater -- Opportunity to Urge State Approval
Several years ago, (on December 14, 2009) the Mayor and Commissioners of Rehoboth Beach took definitive action on improved wastewater disposal to satisfy orders by the federal Environmental Protection Agency, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and the courts to stop disposing of wastewater into the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal. That action was reported by Save Our City’s long-time leader, Nancy Martin, as follows (edited for space):
“At a special meeting …our Mayor and Commissioners, after hundreds of hours of investigations, expert studies and reports, site visits, consultations, information sessions ...
Work continues on clearing stormwater outfall pipes
Corps still working on Rehoboth outfall clearings
By Ryan Mavity
Cape Gazette July 31, 2012