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Contact: Joanna Wilson, DNREC Public Affairs, 302-739-9902

Citizens Source Water Protection Committee to meet May 4 in Dover

DOVER (April 6, 2016) – The Source Water Protection Citizens and Technical Advisory Committee (CTAC) of the Source Water Assessment and Protection Program will meet from 9 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, May 4, in Conference Room 220 A&B of the Kent County Administrative Offices at 555 South Bay Road, Dover, DE 19901. 

The agenda includes:

  • An update on recent source water projects and initiatives in Delaware;
  • A presentation by State Geologist David Wunsch on the National Ground Water Monitoring Network;
  • A presentation from Dr. Holly Michael of the University of Delaware’s College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment on seawater intrusion; and
  • A presentation by Dr. Thomas McKenna on “Potential Impacts of Sea Level Rise on Groundwater Resources in the Delaware Coastal Plain.”

For more information about the Source Water Assessment and Protection Program, including a full agenda for this meeting, please visit, or contact Program Manager Anita Beckel at 302-739-9945.

Delaware’s Source Water Assessment Plan was approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in October 1999. The program is charged with delineating source water areas around all sources of public drinking water in the state, identifying all existing and potential sources of contamination within those areas and making the information available to the public. The Source Water Protection Law of 2001 maintains the CTAC as an advisory committee to the Secretary of DNREC on the implementation of the Source Water Assessment Plan and closely related matters.

Vol. 46, No. 113
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