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Tuesday, October 22, 2019
The NCORPE Board of Directors would like to clarify some issues relative to taxes and land ownership in Lincoln County. Since 2012, NCORPE has paid approximately $1.8 million in taxes and in-lieu of taxes. The amount NCORPE has paid is the same amount Lincoln County would ha...
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
New water-usage tools for irrigators in the Upper Republican NRD will be improved under a joint project with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.The URNRD and UNL have erected an Eddy Covariance (EC) System in Perkins County. The EC tower measures the movement and speed of ed...
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
The Upper Republican NRD is offering a total of 6 scholarships to 6th, 7th and 8th graders interested in attending ACE Camp on June 16-19 in Halsey, Neb. The scholarships are for $108 apiece, cutting the cost of the camp from $215 to $107 for each child awarded one. Complete...
Friday, April 5, 2019
The Upper Republican Natural Resources District Board of Directors has recently appointed two new members to the board, filling all the vacant subdistrict seats.Retired rancher Harry Merrihew is the representative of subdistrict 5 encompassing the east side of the City of Im...
Thursday, April 4, 2019
The Upper Republican Natural Resources District Board of Directors has appointed Janice Stroup, who lives in Eastern Dundy County, to the Board to fill the Subdistrict 1 seat, formerly held by Mick Strand. Stroup is an agronomist as well as a farmer who owns and operates a c...
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
IMPERIAL, Neb. – Cost-share funds that pay for one-half of the cost of soil moisture probes are available from the Upper Republican NRD.The NRD is accepting applications from ag producers/landowners in Chase, Dundy and Perkins Counties to get reimbursed for the cost of up...
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Natural Resources Districts Hall of Fame Inductees Revealed at Husker Harvest Days Inductees’ work in natural resources creates better future for Nebraskans(GRAND ISLAND, NE) – Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRD) three Hall of Fame inductees were announced in...
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
  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...

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Regional/National Water News
Regional/National Water News
12/06/2016
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10/31/2016
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10/31/2016
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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