Dewatering for the Charles Station compressor station—CH2017G006/01

Update, 5/21/2018A public informational heaing has been scheduled for for Monday, June 11, 2018. 

Dominion Energy Cove Point LNG, LP has applied for a Permit to Appropriate and Use Waters of the State, CH2017G006/01.  The applicant seeks to appropriate and use an annual average of 176,000 gallons of groundwater per day (gpd) and an average of 230,000 gpd during the month of maximum use for lowering the groundwater level to facilitate construction of the Charles Station compressor station. The water is to be withdrawn from sumps in the semi-confined Upper Patapsco aquifer.  The project is located at 6855 Barrys Hill Road, approximately 0.5 mile east of the junction of Marshall Hall and Barrys Hill Roads, Bryans Road, Charles County, Maryland. The permit application, an engineering report in support of the requested quantities, and other documents required for the requested permit can be found below:


 CH2017G006-zoomed location map




Documents from the Applicant

Documents from Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE)


For More Information

For more information from MDE or to provide comments on the project, please contact Mr. John Grace, division chief of the Source Protection and Appropriations Division by email at or by phone at 410-537-3714.  If you have questions for the applicant, please contact  Mr. Frank Canneto​,​ at or 804-273-3140.