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Delaware's Sediment and Stormwater Management Program


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Delaware’s Sediment and Stormwater Management program operates within the Division of Watershed Stewardship's Drainage and Stormwater Section. The program employs a comprehensive approach to sediment control (both during and after construction) and stormwater management that includes monitoring of stormwater quantity and water quality control. Program responsibilities include:

  • Sediment control and inspection during construction
  • Post-construction inspection of permanent stormwater facilities
  • Stormwater quantity and water quality control
  • Education/training relating to stormwater

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