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Delaware Geologic Research Symposium - April 14, 2015

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The DGS is again hosting a research symposium with presentations on Delaware Geology. This meeting is targeting geoscience professionals as well as planners, engineers, and others that use geologic data.  Documentation for PG credits will be available for those attending. 

16th Annual National Groundwater Awareness Week - March 9-15, 2014

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The 16th annual National Groundwater Awareness Week will take place March 9-15, 2014. This is a time when National Ground Water Association (NGWA) and its partners educate the public about the resource of groundwater, its importance to public health, quality of living, and the environment, and for those who rely on groundwater from a household water well—how to take care of their water well system.

Groundwater Monitoring Network Infrastructure Expansion – Sussex County, Delaware

The DGS has begun a multi-year project to install new groundwater monitoring infrastructure and collect baseline data in Sussex County, Delaware. This project is a continuation of a larger effort to construct a statewide groundwater monitoring network.

DGS Presentations in October 2023

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Several staff of the Delaware Geological Survey presented work at the 2023 GSA Connects 2023, the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America, held October 15-18 in Pittsburgh, PA. Hydrologist Thomas E.

B22 Aquifers and Groundwater Withdrawals, Kent and Sussex Counties, Delaware

Groundwater is the sole source of drinking water and the main source of water for agriculture and industry in central and southern Delaware. This study mapped the depth and thickness of thirteen aquifers in Kent and Sussex Counties, used these maps to assign groundwater withdrawals for 2004 to 2008 to the appropriate aquifer, and analyzed withdrawals for each type of water use by geographic area.

DGS presented at 13th National Water Quality Monitoring Conference

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DGS staff presented at the 13th National Water Quality Monitoring Conference, held April 24-28, 2023. The conference brought together professionals from a variety of backgrounds including federal, state, tribal, nonprofit, academic, consulting, industry and volunteer organizations.