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The mission of DelDOT's Stormwater Quality Program is to minimize the run off of pollutants from the roadway drainage system into surface waters of the State of Delaware. Please visit this site for information on what DelDOT is doing to control stormwater pollution, and what YOU can do to help us!

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Only Rain Down the Drain!

Dispose of Household Hazardous Wastes properly. Leftover cleaning chemicals, automotive fluids, pesticides, solvents, and paints should never be dumped into storm drains, streets, ditches or sinks.

The Delaware Solid Waste Authority (DSWA) holds Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events at different locations in the state throughout the year. Delaware residents can bring their waste materials to the events free of charge.

Click here to download a printable PDF of DSWA's 2014 Collection Event schedule and acceptable materials list.

For more information, visit DSWA's website, or call the Citizens' Response Line at 1-800-404-7080.

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Help Save Delaware's Rivers and Bays, One Lawn at a Time!

Livable LawnsDid you know that the great-looking lawn many of us want comes at a significant environmental and public health cost? Runoff from fertilizers and pesticides applied to our lawns can have a big impact on local streams, creeks, rivers and bays.
DelDOT is proud to be a sponsor of the Delaware Livable Lawns Program. Check out the program's website for tips on how to make small changes in your lawn care practices so we can all be better stewards of our environment.

View an article that appeared in Delaware State News about DelDOT's storm drain inventory and inspection program.

During mid- to late August, KCI Technologies and Century Engineering will be in the following neighborhoods conducting a drainage system inventory and inspection of DelDOT's storm sewer system:

Sussex County
  • Orchard Road (Ellendale)
  • Savannah Road (Georgetown)
  • Donovans Road (Georgetown)
  • Downs Road (Georgetown)
  • Wild Cherry Street (Ellendale)
  • Holly Tree Road (Ellendale)
  • Reynolds Pond Road (Ellendale)
  • Dupont Boulevard (US 113) (Georgetown)
Kent County
  • No current inspections
New Castle County
  • Harmony Crest Woods
  • Lexington Square
  • Marydale
  • Millrace
  • Newark Oaks
  • Raintree Village
  • Red House Plantation
  • The Elms
  • The Landings

View a brochure describing the inventory and inspection program.

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