Drop of Water

The Upper Republican Natural Resources District preserves and protects groundwater and other natural resources in a three-county region of Southwest Nebraska. The District uses its groundwater-management authorities to sustain the region’s strong, agricultural-based economy over the long term so future generations can enjoy the quality of life that exists within the District. The URNRD also works closely with the State of Nebraska and other NRDs to implement and operate projects that maintain compliance with an interstate water compact, the Republican River Compact.


Upper Republican Natural Resources District

Mon, 06/13/2016
Dickens, Neb. – The NCORPE augmentation project in Lincoln County has ceased Republican River Compact compliance operations for the spring of 2016, having prevented an irrigation shutdown on approximately 300,000 acres in the Republican Basin. "An irrigation shutdown...
Wed, 05/25/2016
The Furnas County District Court has dismissed two lawsuits from Frenchman Cambridge Irrigation District water users against the State of Nebraska. The lawsuits alleged, among other things, that the State improperly administered surface water for the purposes of maintaining...