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Platte River Plan Update: Converting irrigation from surface water to groundwater

In May, two Platte River basin Natural Resources Districts proposed converting irrigation from surface water to ground water in hopes of helping meet water needs of the Platte River. The Central Platte NRD and the Twin Platte NRD then commissioned a feasibility study of converting canal irrigation to underground wells. UNL Extension ag and water law specialist Dave Aiken explains portions of the report.

 

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