Operator Certification Classes to be held March 9 in Shickley.
New Groundwater Management Areas Established
Two Groundwater Management Areas were approved by the Board of Directors at their January 13 meeting. Kenesaw/Prosser Water Quality Groundwater Management Area and Carleton/Davenport/Shickley Water Quality Management Area are being implemented to manage groundwater nitrates with an effective date of February 11, 2015.
Kenesaw/Prosser Map & Required Management Actions
Carleton/Davenport/Shickley Map & Required Management Actions
Updated Chemigation Rules Approved
Changes to the District's Chemigation rules were approved by the Board of Directors at their January meeting. Major changes to the rules will be increased fees for all permits.
Little Blue NRD Chemigation Rules
Meter Installation Deadline Extended
The deadline to meter all High capacity wells (wells that pump over 50 gpm) located in the Government Survey Northeast Quarter of every section has been extended. The District would like the wells metered by the summer 2015 irrigation season.
Read the Updated News Release
Flow Meter Fact Sheet
Flow Meter Web Page
Tree Orders Being Taken
Orders are now being taken for trees and shrubs that will be delivered this spring. If you are interested in a windbreak, wildlife plot or trees for the yard now is the time to start planning. Orders for windbreaks will be taken until April 1. Handplants orders will be taken until inventory is gone.
Tree Program Page
Order Form for Hand Plant Trees
LBNRD Tree Policy
NRD Offers Six Scholarships
Six scholarships will be awarded to qualified students who reside within the Little Blue NRD. Three are awarded to high school seniors and three to college juniors pursuing careers in certain conservation and environmental fields.
Scholarship Application for High School Seniors
Scholarship Application for College Juniors
New Groundwater Rules In Place
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.