Water Dept./Public Works

For water problems after hours, please call (302) 853-5203 or (302) 270-8678

Dustan Russum, Water Dept., Yard Waste, Dumpsters

8:00AM to 3:00PM

Phone: (302) 853-5203

Email: dustanrussum@yahoo.com

*Please Note: Water & Trash bills every three months (quarterly)

** Questions or Concerns about Water Bills Can Be Answered by Town Hall Only**


2016 Water Quality Report:

We’re pleased to present you this year’s Annual Water Quality Report.  This report is designed to inform you about the quality water and services we deliver to you every day.  Our constant goal is to provide you with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water.  We want you to understand the efforts we make to continually improve the water treatment process and protect our water resources.  We are committed to ensuring the quality of your water.  Our water source is groundwater.  We have two wells that draw from the Frederica Aquifer.

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Lead & Copper Testing

We appreciate the cooperation of those that helped participate in this years lead and copper testing.  We have received our Lead and Copper Monitoring Receipt certifying that we do not exceed the 90th percentile standard and therefore meet all state and federal regulations. See the full report at the link below.

Lead & Copper Monitoring Receipt


Water Quality Association – Scale Deposits:

There has been a growing interest in questions about the hardness of our water.  The following link will take you to a file that explains some information about hard water and how it is tested/determined.  Our water is regularly tested, and falls right in the middle of the chart under “moderately hard”. There are some useful links as well to learn more about water quality.  And as always, if you have any questions, Town Hall and its staff will do their best to answer you!

Water Quality – Hardness


2015 Water Quality Report:

We’re pleased to present to you this year’s Annual Water Quality Report. This report is designed to inform you about the quality water and services we deliver to you every day. Our constant goal is to provide you with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water. We want you to understand the efforts we make to continually improve the water treatment process and protect our water resources. We are committed to ensuring the quality of your water. Our water source is groundwater. We have two wells that draw from the Frederica Aquifer.

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2014 Water Quality Report:

We’re pleased to present to you this year’s Annual Water Quality Report. This report is designed to inform you about the quality water and services we deliver to you every day. Our constant goal is to provide you with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water. We want you to understand the efforts we make to continually improve the water treatment process and protect our water resources. We are committed to ensuring the quality of your water. Our water source is groundwater. We have two wells that draw from the Frederica Aquifer.

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2014 Water Tasting Press Release – Frederica Has Best Tasting Water:

The Town of Frederica won the right to call its drinking water the Best Tasting Water in Delaware, based on samples judged at the recent Operators’ Expo held by Delaware Rural Water Association at the Milford Elks Club on September 26. Several community water systems throughout Delaware submitted samples that were judged by of three different tasters for appearance, clarity, absence of odor or color and various taste factors. Frederica’s sample was judged best overall by the panel of three.

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