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DNREC News: DNREC to hold informational meeting for community water quality improvement projects Aug. 2

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Watershed Stewardship will hold an informational workshop for its Community Water Quality Improvement Grant from 9 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 2 at the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve (DNERR), St. Jones Center for Estuarine Studies, 818 Kitts Hummock Road, Dover. Persons wishing to attend the workshop must pre-register by July 31, 2012. For more information, or to register for the workshop, contact Sharon Webb, Nonpoint Source Pollution Program, Division of Watershed Stewardship at 302-739-9922.

The Community Water Quality Improvement Grant (CWQIG) program is designed to assist municipalities, government agencies and non-profit organizations with implementing projects or programs in Delaware to improve water quality in designated impaired watersheds consistent with specific plans developed for watershed improvements. Eligible entities are Delaware state or municipal governments, agencies or programs, non-profit organizations, educational institutions, community organizations, and/or homeowner’s associations within the State of Delaware.