Wastewater/Ocean Outfall--Cape Gazette article March 6, 2015

The Cape Region’s other ocean outfall

Touring South Coastal Regional Wastewater Facility

Photo by: Ryan MavityHeather Sheridan, director of environmental services at South Coastal Regional Wastewater Facility, shows one of the intake ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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