Notice of Order Adopting the Republican River Basin-Wide Plan

Friday, January 25, 2019

MIDDLE REPUBLICAN NATURAL RESOURCES DISTRICT

 NOTICE OF ORDER ADOPTING THE REPUBLICAN RIVER BASIN-WIDE PLAN

 Notice is hereby given that on January 24, 2019, the Middle Republican Natural Resources District (MRNRD) issued an order adopting the Republican River Basin-Wide Plan (Plan) jointly developed by the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources (Department), Upper Republican Natural Resources District, Middle Republican Natural Resources District, Lower Republican Natural Resources District, and Tri-Basin Natural Resources District (Districts) with consultation and collaboration with a group of stakeholders. The Plan will become effective March 1, 2019. 

The sections and appendices of the Plan include: (1) Introduction, (2) Goals and Objectives, (3) Monitoring, (4) Plan Implementation Schedule, (5) Funding, (6) Plan Area, (7) Glossary, (A) Local Hydrology, (B) Data and Information Used During Plan Development, (C) Plan Development, (D) Relevant History of Groundwater and Surface Water Management, (E) Procedures for Addressing Conflicts Resulting from Implementation of the Republican River Basin-Wide Plan, (F) Watershed Management Presentation Materials, (G) Water Market Summary, (H) 2018-2022 Allocation Summary, and (I) Riparian Evapotranspiration and Removal of Invasive Vegetation. The Plan does not include any groundwater or surface water controls. The full text of the Plan and Order are available on the MRNRD website at MRNRD.org.