Contact: Michael Globetti, DNREC Public Affairs, 302-739-9902.
Public hearing set for Nov. 21 in Dover on proposed amendments
to regulations for on-site wastewater treatment and disposal systems
DOVER (Nov. 8, 2013) – A public hearing on proposed amendments to Delaware’s regulations for on-site wastewater treatment and disposal systems, also known as the state’s septic regulations, will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21. The hearing will be held at DNREC’s auditorium, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901.
Proposed amendments to be presented in the hearing include: new licensing requirements; design considerations; definitions; regulation exhibit changes; and proposed amendments for residential and community septic systems, including spray irrigation and rapid infiltration basins.
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 Jack Hayes by Nov. 21.
More information on the proposed amendments to the regulations can be found on DNREC’s Division of Water Ground Water Discharge Section website and also by calling Kathleen Saunders at 302-739-9948.
Vol. 43, No. 431