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Office of Drinking Water

Office of Drinking Water Information

The mission of the Office of Drinking Water is to protect the health of Delawareans by assuring safe drinking water through comprehensive monitoring, technical assistance and public education.

Protect Your Groundwater Day

Sponsored by the National Groundwater Association

Why protect groundwater? Because Americans are the largest water users, per capita, in the world.* Americans use 79.6 billion gallons of groundwater per day!

Learn about these and other interesting facts from the National Groundwater Association.

Where does your water come from?

Office of Drinking Water Programs

TapTalk - The Technical Bulletin of the Office of Drinking Water

TapTalk is a publication containing technical information about the Safe Drinking Water Act laws and regulations.

Additional Links

Governor's Water
Quality Website


Drinking Water Reports


DNREC Division of
Water Resources
Water Supply Section


Safe Drinking
Water Home Page


Private Drinking
Water Wells


University of
Delaware - Water
Resources Agency


Del-Tech Environmental
Training Center


Delaware Rural
Water Association


Southeast Rural
Community Assistance

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