Delaware Rural Water Association funds new building with USDA loan

MILFORD — The Delaware Rural Water Association has a new building, thanks in part to a loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which helped offset construction costs. “We are a nonprofit trade organization that provides training and on-site technical assistance to the water and wastewater community and municipal facilities throughout the state of Delaware,” […]

Georgetown referendum seeks approval for water line upgrade

GEORGETOWN – The town of Georgetown’s interest in completing a townwide water line upgrade is headed to referendum. The town is seeking approval to cover the interest generated in a $1.2 million upgrade – a project that would precede repaving of state-maintained roadways in the heart of the town. The referendum, set for Monday, April […]

Carney proposes $50 million for clean water

DOVER — Gov. John Carney gave a tease of next week’s budget recommendations Tuesday, announcing a plan to commit $50 million to fund clean water projects for the fiscal year starting July 1. To expend that money, he’s backing legislation filed by House Majority Leader Valerie Longhurst, D-Bear, that would create the Clean Water Trust. […]

Commentary: Volunteers helped with new Ellendale water district

I was most pleased to see the recent article by Jennifer Antonik on the approval of Ellendale’s CPCN for a new, much-needed water district. It has been my honor and my privilege to work with the very dedicated volunteer group that spearheaded each of the referenda that led up to this finally successful effort — […]

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