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CONTACT: Melanie Rapp, DNREC Public Affairs, 302-739-9902

Water Infrastructure Advisory Council public hearing
and meeting set for Wednesday, April 20 in Dover

DOVER (April 8, 2016) – The Delaware Water Infrastructure Advisory Council (WIAC) will hold a public hearing, followed by a council meeting, beginning at 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 20 at the Kent County Administrative Complex, Conference Room 220, 555 S. Bay Road, Dover, DE 19901.


Public hearing: Draft Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) FY 2016 Project Priority Lists (PPL) and Intended Use Plans (IUP)

·         Call to order

·         Overview - Draft CWSRF and DWSRF FY 2016 PPLs and IUPs

·         WIAC comments

·         Public comments

·         Public record to remain open until May 23, 2016

·         Adjourn


Council meeting

·         Call to order

·         Approval of agenda

·         Approval of Feb. 17 meeting minutes

·         WIAC Updates
o   Asset Management presentation, Town of Millsboro
o   Drinking Water Infrastructure Needs Assessment follow-up
o   Overview of MS4s and community requirements
o   Clean Water and Flood Abatement Task Force update
o   Robert Palmer, acting director for Division of Watershed Stewardship

  • New business
    o   WIAC vote to recommend draft FY 2016 CWSRF and DWSRF PPLs and IUPs
    o   State Revolving Fund project affordability criteria for investor-owned utilities – Tidewater Utilities
    o   Wastewater Matching Planning Grant requests
    o   Drinking Water Asset Management Planning Grant Incentive requests
    o   Drinking Water Innovative and Technology Grant request – City of Newark
    o   Drinking Water Planning Grant Extension request – Fort DuPont
    o   Community Water Quality Improvement Grant requests
    o   Surface Water Matching Planning Grant  - various items

·         Reports
o   Administrators’ reports:
o   CWSRF project status update
o   CWSRF - DWSRF financial reports (cash flow models)

·         Subcommittees’ Reports
o   Wastewater
o   Drinking water
o   Surface water management
o   Finance

  • Public comment
  • Next WIAC meeting date and adjourn

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

Vol. 46, No.118

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