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  Contact: Melanie Rapp, Public Affairs Office, 302-739-9902.

Delaware Clean Water Advisory Council to hold public
hearing on March 21, 2012, followed by council meeting

DOVER (March 16, 2012) – The Delaware Clean Water Advisory Council (CWAC) will hold a public hearing, followed by a council meeting, beginning at 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at the Kent County Administrative Complex, Room 220, 555 South Bay Road, Dover.

Public Hearing:

·         Overview of the proposed Revised FY 2012 Project Priority List and FY 2012 Intended Use Plan for municipal wastewater and green project reserve requests

·         CWAC comments

·         Public comments

·         Written comments will also be accepted through April 23, 2012 by email to or by mail to DNREC, Financial Assistance Branch, 5 East Reed Street, Suite 200, Dover, DE  19901.  


·         Clean Water Advisory Council updates: State Wastewater Facilities Assessment Study and Workshop: University of Delaware Wastewater Disposal Study; City of Rehoboth Beach – Environmental Impact Statement Wastewater Outfall Disposal Update; Tidewater Utilities Proposed Wandendale Project – Delaware Center for the Inland Bays Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan Opinion of Consistency and DNREC Secretary Decision 

·         Administrators’ Reports on: Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) Project Status Update; CWSRF Financial Reports; CWSRF Cash Flow Model

  • Subcommittee reports on: Wastewater; Surface Water (Recommended Surface Water Matching Planning Grant Changes; Proposed Community Water Quality Improvement Grant Changes); Public Outreach; Land Conservation; and Finance

  • Proposed Water Quality Improvement Sponsorship Program

  • CWAC Approval of Draft FY 2012 Project Priority List and Intended Use Plan (subject to public comments) 

  •  Project Funding Recommendations:

-Town of Millsboro – Effluent Transmission Pipeline and Disposal
-Town of Bridgeville – Wastewater Treatment Plant Effluent Line Replacement
-City of Wilmington – Major and Minor Sewer Improvement
-City of Rehoboth Beach – Sanitary Sewer Line Replacement
-Wastewater Facility Matching Planning Grant
-Surface Water Matching Planning Grants

·         Public Comment

For more information about the CWAC, please call 302-739-9941.                                        

Vol. 42, No. 86

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