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Friday, August 24, 2018
 The Nebraska Supreme Court on June 22 rejected arguments that property ownership and groundwater access can be decoupled when ruling that most of the Rock Creek Augmentation Project property in Dundy County is exempt from property taxes. “We find no reason to tr...
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 1:30pm
  The Nebraska Supreme Court on June 22 rejected arguments that property ownership and groundwater access can be decoupled when ruling that most of the Rock Creek Augmentation Project property in Dundy County is exempt from property taxes. “We find no reason...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 10:30am
 LINCOLN – Today, the Governors and Attorneys General of Nebraska and Colorado announced their settlement of claims regarding Colorado’s past use of water under the Republican River Compact.  A new agreement between the states was signed by Governor John Hicken...
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 10:00am
Committee holds hearings on NCORPE billsHughes' ViewsLast week NCORPE was in the spotlight again. Senator Groene of North Platte introduced two bills that were heard in the Natural Resources Committee. LB 1123 and 1124 both deal with the NCORPE project in Lincoln County...
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 8:00am
The URNRD had the wonderful opportunity to partner with Irrigation Leader Magazine last year to publish a special edition all about our district. Check out the link or stop by the office for a copy!http://waterstrategies.com/assets/il-ne-special-ed-10-2017.pdf
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 8:45am
11-22-2017As some of you may have seen and heard there is a small group that has organized from Lincoln County called the Landowners for a Common Purpose. This group is trying to force the separation of groundwater rights from surface or land rights on the NCORPE property. I...
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 8:45am
Midlands VoicesNov 24, 2017 Updated Nov 26, 2017The writer is president of the Nebraska Association of Resources Districts.Nebraska created the Natural Resources District system 45 years ago to assist with monitoring and managing water quantity and water quality. Farmers and...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 7:00am
Properly managing natural resources is crucial to ag’s future, and Nebraska's 45-year-old system is being looked at by several states as the long-term answer.Curt Arens | Oct 27, 2017Nebraska's natural resources districts celebrated its 45th birthday in 2017. In 1969, the...

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Regional/National Water News
Regional/National Water News
01/05/2017 - 4:01pm
World-Herald editorial Look at just about any region of the world, and you’ll find heated disputes between countries or regions when it comes to sharing water. Sometimes disagreements get violent. Consider what happened in India in September. More than 15,000 law...Read more
12/27/2016 - 9:05am
Addition of 88 projects brings federal, partner investment to over $2 billion since 2014 WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2016 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that 88 high-impact projects across the country will receive $225 million in federal funding as part of the...Read more
12/27/2016 - 8:57am
By LORI POTTER Hub Staff Writer HOLDREGE — Officials of the Tri-Basin and Lower Republican natural resources districts hope to have results of a Platte-Republican diversion project feasibility study in hand by Christmas. “I’m hoping to get that in the next week to 10 days...Read more
12/06/2016 - 9:13am
IrrigationNZ is a magazine in New Zealand that states their goal as: " To proactively represent member interests whilst leading the irrigation sector forward in the development of sustainable irrigation and water resource management". Our Communications Coordinator wrote a...Read more
10/31/2016 - 2:46pm
Published by The Nature Conservancy BOONE, Iowa | August 31, 2016 For the first time ever, leading food and agriculture supply chain companies and conservation organizations have formed an “end-to-end” partnership to support farmers in the improvement of soil health and...Read more
10/31/2016 - 8:00am
LUBBOCK TX (October 26, 2016) – Representatives of seven groundwater conservation districts unanimously adopted new Desired Future Conditions (DFCs) for relevant aquifers in Groundwater Management Area # 2 (GMA # 2) at an October 19 meeting at Brownfield. A total average...Read more

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