Flow Meter Installation Schedule
New Groundwater Rules and Regulations became effective May 12, 2014 which requires all high capacity wells which pump over 50 gpm have a flow meter installed on them.
The following schedule of installation was adopted:
Northeast quarter section must be metered by December 31, 2014
Northwest quarter section must be metered by September 30, 2015
Southwest quarter section must be metered by June 30, 2016
Southeast quarter section must be metered by March 31, 2017
Groundwater Rules Summary
Flow Meter Fact Sheet
Little Blue NRD Groundwater Rules and Regulations
Visit the Little Blue NRD Flow Meter Page
Upcoming Operator Training Classes
February 18, 2016 Edgar City Hall, 8:30 a.m.
February 18, 2016 Belvidere Community Building, 1:30 p.m.
February 23, 2016 Superior Elks Club 1:30
March 10, 2016 Webster Co Fairgrounds 4-H Building, Bladen 8:30 a.m.
Online Operator Training
Online Training is now available to those operators of cropland located in the District's Water Quality Management Areas and are required to renew their Operator Certification. This Certificaton is to be renewed every four years and is designed for producers that previously attended training sessions. This project us a joint effort with the University of Nebraska Extension Service.
See the LBNRD Management Area Page For a Link to the Training
Rural Water Projects Adopt New Rules & Regulations
The Little Blue Public Water Projects have adopted new rules which became effective September 1, 2015. Among the changes are an increase in water rates and updates to the emergency water plan (page 4).
Repairs to the Little Blue River Crossing will be coming soon, please check back to this website or call us for more information.
New Water Rates
Little Blue Rural Water Projects Rules & Regulations
Watershed Management Plan Completed
Stay Placed on Well Drilling in Poor Aquifer Areas
Action was taken by the Board of Directors that placed a "stay" on the drilling of high-capacity irrigation wells in the "Aquifers Less Than 10 Feet" areas of the District.
Read the entire article
Permanent Stay Map
District Risk Area Map
Detailed Risk Map (West)
Detailed Risk Map (Central)
Detailed Risk Map (East)
Please click the "Hydrogeologic Study" button at right and learn about the land and water resources of the District.