Public Hearing planned on Proposed Chemigation Rules and Regulations
A Public Hearing is scheduled for February 19, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. in the Lewis and Clark Natural Resources District (LCNRD) board room located at 608 North Robinson Avenue, Hartington, NE 68739. The purpose of the hearing is to receive testimony and other evidence concerning proposed chemigation regulations as required by law. Any interested person may appear at the hearing and present written or oral testimony concerning the proposed regulations. Testimony may also be submitted in writing to LCNRD at PO Box 518, Hartington, NE 68739, by 5:00 p.m., February 18, 2015. Individuals with disabilities may request auxiliary aids and service necessary for participation by contacting LCNRD by February 12, 2015.
The complete text of the proposed Chemigation Rules and Regulations is available for review “here”, (link to attachment) at the LCNRD office, or by calling 402-254-6758 to request a copy be mailed to you.
The Lewis and Clark NRD adopts Plan to Protect Groundwater Quantity
The Lewis and Clark NRD Board of Directors have adopted rules and regulations to protect groundwater quantity across the District. Recent increases in irrigation development, increased potential for groundwater use, and drought prompted development of the new rules and regulations to monitor, enhance, and protect the resource.
If you would like to review the original GWMP and the subsequent revisions they are available “here”.
Cedar-Knox RWP - Annual Water Quality Report
Landowners and/or operators of the Bazile Groundwater Management Area 2014 annual report due April 1st 2015.
To learn more about the Rules and Regulations affecting the Bazile Groundwater Management Area in the Lewis and Clark NRD take a look at our brochure.
The Lewis and Clark NRD offers 75% cost share to landowners in the Bazile GWMA for deep soil samples of acres to be planted to a non-legume crop.