Public Hearings Scheduled for Proposed Management Areas
Public hearings have been scheduled for the purpose of establishing boundaries and regulations for two proposed Groundwater Management Areas. The Kenesaw/Prosser Water Quality Groundwater Management Area hearing will be held January 6, 2015 at 2:00 p.m at the Kenesaw Senior Center, Kenesaw. The Carleton/Davenport/Shickley Water Quality Management Area hearing will be held January 8, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in the Little Blue NRD Board Room, Davenport.
Kenesaw/Prosser Map & Required Management Actions
Carleton/Davenport/Shickley Map & Required Management Actions
Public Hearing On Proposed Chemigation Rules
A Public Hearing will be held on January 8, 2015 for proposed changes to the District's Chemigation Rules. The major changes would be increased fees for all permits. This hearing will be held in conjuction with the hearing on the proposed Carleton/Davenport/Shickley Water Quality Management Area at the District's Board Meeting room in Davenport.
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
Now is Time to Begin Planning Your Spring Tree Planting
Orders are now being taken for trees and shrubs that will be delivered next spring. If you are interested in a windbreak, wildlife plot or trees for the yard now is the time to start planning.
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
At their September 9th meeting the Little Blue NRD Board of Directors Approved the FY 2015 Budget in the amount of
$3,299,960 with a tax levy requirement of 2.2885.
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.