The State of Delaware New Regulations Management System is coming soon in 2024 More Info logo

Authenticated PDF Version


Division of Watershed Stewardship

Statutory Authority: 7 Delaware Code, Section 4006(h) and (i) (7 Del.C. ยง4006(h) & (i))



Delaware Erosion and Sediment Control Handbook for 5101 Sediment and Stormwater Regulations

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), Division of Watershed Stewardship will conduct a virtual public hearing (Docket #2023-R-WS-0004) to consider comments from the public on proposed revisions to selected sections of the Delaware Erosion and Sediment Control Handbook which is a regulatory guidance document in support of Regulation No. 5101 Sediment and Stormwater Regulations.

For additional information on the above matter, and to review the above-referenced regulatory guidance documents, visit or contact Elaine Webb, Division of Watershed Stewardship's Sediment and Stormwater Program Section, 285 Beiser Boulevard, Suite 102, Dover, DE 19904, by phone at 302-739-9921, or by email at

The virtual public hearing will be held on Wednesday, March 22, 2023, beginning at 6:00 PM. The web link to the virtual hearing can be accessed through the DNREC Public Hearings site at If prompted, use Meeting ID 944 5074 3962 and Passcode 085538. To access the audio-only portion of the virtual hearing, dial 1-646-558-8656 and enter the Meeting ID and Passcode noted above.

Those wishing to offer verbal comments during DNREC virtual public hearings must pre-register no later than noon on the date of the virtual hearing at or by telephone at 302-739-9925.

The Department will also accept public comments through the close of business on Wednesday, April 19, 2023. Comments pertaining to the above matter will be accepted in written form via email to, or by using the online form at, or via U.S. Mail to the following address:

Lisa A. Vest, Hearing Officer

Office of the Secretary

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

89 Kings Highway

Dover, DE 19901

26 DE Reg. 777 (03/01/23) (Gen. Notice)