NWSCP Projects Deadline Has Been Extended
Due to the extraordinary amount of rainfall in the past month, the North Platte Natural
Resources District (NRD) has extended the deadline to complete Nebraska Soil and Water
Conservation Program cost-share projects to July 1st. Landowners are reminded to provide their
bills/cost verifications, pictures, and a map of the finished practice before any funds with be
distributed. The extension will also allow landowners the opportunity to complete any work that
had been delayed by the weather.
Interactive Recreational Mapping Application
The North Platte Natural Resources District (NRD) will be unveiling a new interactive
Recreational Mapping Application. The event will take place at the University of Nebraska Panhandle
Research and Extension Center Auditorium in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, on February 26th, 2015, at 7:00pm.
This event will be an opportunity for you to find out more about our fantastic recreational areas. Attendees will be able to ask questions and check out the map!
Click here to go to out Recreation Mapping page!
NPRND Board Adopted Proposed Rule Changes
The North Platte NRD Board of Director adopted the proposed changes to the Rules & Regulations For the Enforcement of the Nebraska Ground Water Management and Protection Act. They also adopted the proposed changes to the Chemigation rules. The adopted changes are below.
Click Here for the North Platte NRD’s Rules & Regulations For the Enforcement of the Nebraska Ground Water Management and Protection Act (Index provided below)
- Chapter 1 – General Provisions
- Chapter 2 – Procedures for Enforcement
- Chapter 3 - Certification of Ground Water Use
- Chapter 4 – Installation and use of Flow Meters
- Chapter 5 – Transfer of Ground Water
- Chapter 6 - Allocation of Ground Water for the Overappropriated Portion of the District (Excluding the Pumpkin Creek Basin Subarea)
- Chapter 7 – Allocation of Ground Water for the Pumpkin Creek Basin Ground Water Management Subarea
- Chapter 8 - Lisco-Oshkosh-Lewellen Ground Water Quality Management Subarea.
Click Here for the adopted Chemigation Rules
Hydrographs and Water Monitoring Interactive Maps
The North Platte NRD has one of the most extensive water monitoring programs in the country. Staff collect data on ground water levels and water quality measurements routinely, and we have processed the data into an interactive map. We have also developed animated timeline that shows our monitoring well program. Click here to check out the timeline!
Click on the map above to see our interactive maps!
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The NRDs also have two apps available to download. Just search NRD and download the apps for free. The NRD Outdoor Recreation app displays information and maps to all the NRD operated recreational areas. The Conservation Trees for Nebraska provides pictures and information on the trees recommend to be planted in Nebraska. Both apps are available for Apple and Android.
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