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

Public Hearing set for May 3, 2012 on proposed amendments to
regulations for on-site wastewater treatment and disposal systems

DOVER (April 26, 2012) – A public hearing will be held beginning at 6 p.m., Thursday, May 3, 2012 on the proposed amendments to the regulations for on-site wastewater treatment and disposal systems. The hearing will be held at DNREC’s auditorium, 89 Kings Hwy., Dover.

The proposed amendments for residential and community septic systems include: expanding the requirements for large on-site systems; spray irrigation and rapid infiltration basins; and new licensing requirements. The hearing will focus on the entire proposed final draft version of the regulations and the changes to existing exhibits and additional new exhibits.

Septic system contractors, wastewater utility representatives, environmental consultants, and the general public are encouraged to attend the hearing and provide comments, both orally and in writing. Written comments will also be accepted by email to john.hayes@state.de.us by May 3.

The proposed amendments to the Regulations Governing the Design, Installation and Operation of On-site Wastewater Treatment and Disposal Systems, the Revised Existing and Newly Proposed Exhibits and additional information have been posted on DNREC’s website, Proposed amendments for on-site wastewater treatment and disposal systems.

For information or directions to the hearing, contact Jack Hayes at 302-739-9948.

Vol. 42, No. 153

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4/26/2012
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