Welcome to the Division of Water website.
Delaware's water resources are key to a healthy and productive future for our families, communities, and businesses. We all depend on a clean and abundant water supply for drinking water; activities such as swimming, boating, and fishing; agricultural production, manufacturing, and tourism, and much, much more. While DNREC's Division of Water has some core responsibilities to protect the state's water resources, we all share in this tremendous responsibility to sustain and protect our state's ground waters and surface waters. Like you, we take these responsibilities seriously and are committed to working with people from throughout Delaware to fulfill them in a practical and cost effective way.
You are invited and encouraged to explore the Division's Programs, Permits, Licenses, Regulations, Forms, Publications, and all the other offerings available via the web site. Please join the Division of Water in a partnership for "Clean Water for Today and Tomorrow" by sharing your questions, comments, and concerns with us. On behalf of the entire staff, thanks again for visiting the division's web site.
Virgil R. Holmes