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Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 5:00pm
World­ Herald editorial Sep 4, 2016 It’s common for states to have major disagreements over rivers they share. But it’s often better to solve conflicts through constructive negotiation instead of waging a court fight that likely fails to settle the matter.Florid...
Friday, July 1, 2016
The Upper Republican NRD has received preliminary approval for a $300,00 grant that will help the District conserve more water and prepare for periods of drought when water availability is most vital. The District is one of 14 entities nationally and the only in Nebraska to...
Monday, June 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...
Wednesday, May 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...
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 1:00pm
Cost Share Available For Soil Moisture Probes IMPERIAL, Neb. – Cost-share funds that pay for two-thirds of the cost of soil moisture probes are available from the Upper Republican NRD.The NRD is now accepting applications from ag producers/landowners in Chase, Dundy a...
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Imperial, NE – Water-related information important to the livelihoods of area farmers and residents including an overview from the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office of lawsuits from surface water users will be presented on March 25 at a conference in Imperial.The first...
Friday, December 11, 2015
Dec. 2, 2015 URNRD Board Approves New IMPA new Integrated Management Plan (IMP) approved by the Upper Republican NRD Board of Directors may help lessen augmentation pumping and will benefit both groundwater and surface water users.The revised IMP was unanimously approve...
Friday, March 27, 2015 - 10:00am
Dickens, Neb. – The NCORPE augmentation project in Lincoln County has ceased Republican River Compact compliance operations for 2015, having prevented an irrigation shutdown on approximately 300,000 acres in the Republican Basin in 2014 and 2015.“An irrigation shutdown o...
The URNRD is accepting bids for construction of a drop structure near our Rock Creek Augmentation Project in Dundy County. Bids are due Sept. 14 at 4 p.m. MT. The bid invitation and instructions are available here. The constructions plans are available here, and the pro...

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