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Division of Watershed Stewardship

Statutory Authority: 7 Delaware Code, Section 4006(i) (7 Del.C. §4006(i))



5101 Sediment and Stormwater Regulations

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) Division of Watershed Stewardship Sediment and Stormwater Program has released regulatory guidance documents for public review. The regulatory guidance documents include the Delaware Erosion and Sediment Control Handbook and the Standards and Specifications for Post Construction Stormwater BMPs. These documents support Regulation No. 5101 Sediment and Stormwater Regulations, as set forth at 7 Del.C. §4006(h) and (i).

The DNREC Sediment and Stormwater Program hereby provides notice of these regulatory guidance documents, pursuant to 7 Del.C. §4006(i), which incorporates the provisions of 7 Del.C. §6004. A public hearing will NOT be held unless the Secretary receives a meritorious request for a hearing within 15 days of date of this notice, ending September 16, 2018. A request for a public hearing shall be in writing and show familiarity with the regulatory guidance document and provide a reasoned statement of the regulatory guidance document's probable impact.

The regulatory guidance documents may be reviewed online at the following website:

The regulatory guidance documents may also be reviewed at the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901

For appointments to review the regulatory guidance documents, please contact Elaine Webb, DNREC Sediment and Stormwater Program, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901, (302) 739-9921, or email


Elaine Z. Webb

(302) 729-9921

22 DE Reg. 236 (09/01/18) (Gen. Notice)