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Wastewater

Wastewater Department - About

The Georgetown Wastewater Reclamation Facility provides treatment and land disposal for Georgetown and nearby suburbs. Delaware Technical and Community College, Sussex Correctional Institution, Sussex County Industrial Park, Sussex Pines County Club, the Ellendale Sanitary Sewer District, and now the new Sussex Central High School.

The Wastewater Reclamation Facility is located at 24027 Cedar Lane.  You can contact the facility at (302) 856-7377.

Staff Directory 

Eric Rust, Superintendent

Mike Betts, Wastewater Operator

Kenneth Wilson Jr, Wastewater Operator

Paul Smith, Wastewater Operator

Permit Limits

Flow:
1.3 million gallons per day (MGD)
Biochemical Oxygen Demand:
50 mg/L (Daily avg.) / 75 mg/L (Daily max.)
Total Suspended Solids:
50 mg/L (Daily avg.) / 50 mg/L (Daily max.)
Fecal Coliform Bacteria:
200 colonies/100 mL (Daily avg.) / 200 colonies/100 mL (Daily max.)
Total Residual Chlorine:
1.0 - 4.0 mg/L
Total Nitrogen:
400lbs/acre/year (Irrigation Fields)
pH:
5.5 - 8.4

Emergency Pager Numbers

The Town of Georgetown offers Emergency Pagers numbers for water and sewer related problems. These numbers are only to be used in an emergency only.

  • Water  302-236-2647
  • Sewer  302-441-7377 If no response within 30 minutes call 236-2647 the Public Works Director.

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