Groundwater and Wells (Nebraska)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Nebraska

Applies to States or Provinces Nebraska
Name Groundwater and Wells (Nebraska)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Natural Gas, Nuclear
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Nebraska Department of Natural Resources, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source,,


This section describes regulations relating to groundwater protection, water wells, and water withdrawals, and requires the registration of all water wells in the state.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Pam Bonebright
Department Nebraska Department Natural Resources
Division Groundwater Registration
Address 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, Nebraska, 68509-4676

Phone 402-741-0572
Phone 2 402-471-2363
Fax 402-471-2900

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

Authority 1: Neb. Rev. Stat. 46-702
Date Effective 1967

Authority 2: Nebraska Administrative Code 196
Date Effective 1993