Department of Natural Resources and Water Divisions (Nebraska)

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Place Nebraska

Applies to States or Provinces Nebraska
Name Department of Natural Resources and Water Divisions (Nebraska)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
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Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Nebraska Department of Natural Resources
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-08-04
Last Substantive Modification
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This chapter describes the duties of the Department of Natural Resources and divides the state into two water divisions for administrative purposes. Water Division 1 consists of all the lands of the state drained by the Platte Rivers and their tributaries lying west of the mouth of the Loup River, and all other lands lying south of the Platte and South Platte Rivers that may be watered from other superficial or subterranean streams not tributary to the Platte River. Water Division 2 consists of all lands that may be watered from the Loup, White, Niobrara, and Elkhorn Rivers and their tributaries, and all other lands of the state not included in any other water division.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Laura Paeglis
Department Nebraska Department of Natural Resources
Division Administrative
Address 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, Nebraska, 68509-4676

Phone 402-471-2366
Phone 2 402-471-2363
Fax 402-471-2900

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Neb. Rev. Stat. 61
Date Effective 1913
Date Enacted 1895

Authority 2 Nebraska Administrative Code
Date Effective 1919