Details for STATE OF NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES NOTICE OF ORDER ADOPTING THE BASIN-WIDE PLAN FOR JOINT INTEGRATED WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT OF OVERAPPROPRIATED PORTIONS OF THE PLATTE RIVER BASIN, NEBRASKA SECOND INCREMENT (2019-2029)

STATE OF NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES NOTICE OF ORDER ADOPTING THE BASIN-WIDE PLAN FOR JOINT INTEGRATED WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT OF OVERAPPROPRIATED PORTIONS OF THE PLATTE RIVER BASIN, NEBRASKA SECOND INCREMENT (2019-2029) Notice is hereby given that on August 9, 2019, the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources (Department) issued an Order adopting the Second Increment Basin-Wide Plan for Joint Integrated Water Resources Management of Overappropriated Portions of the Platte River Basin, Nebraska, (Plan) cooperatively developed by the Department, Central Platte Natural Resources District (NRD), North Platte NRD, South Platte NRD, Tri-Basin NRD, and Twin Platte NRD (Districts) with consultation and collaboration with a group of stakeholders. The Plan will become effective September 11, 2019. The sections of the Plan include: (1)�Introduction; (2)�Planning Process; (3)�Activities of First Increment; (4)�Goals, Objectives and Action Items; (5)�Monitoring; and (6)�Glossary. The Plan also includes the following appendices: (A)�Upper Platte River Basin INSIGHT Analysis; (B)�Robust Review Analysis; (C)�Most Recent Upper Platte Basin-Wide Plan Annual Reports; (D)�Preliminary Estimate of Historical Stream Flow Reductions in the Overappropriated Portion of the Platte River in Nebraska; (E)�Conservation Measures Study, Phase I; (F)�Conservation Study, Phase II; (G)�Second Increment Planning Public Participation Plan; (H)�First Increment Expenditure Summary; and (I)�Evaluation of the Difference in Streamflow Impacts in the Upper Platte River Basin Due to Water Uses Initiated Prior to and After July 1, 1997. The Plan does not include any controls. The full text of the Plan and Order are available on the Department�s website at (dnr.nebraska.gov), or by submitting a request to the Department or the Districts: Nebraska Department of Natural Resources: 301 Centennial Mall South, P.O. Box 94676, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509, (dnr.nebraska.gov), or (402)�471-2363 Central Platte NRD: 215 Kaufman Ave, Grand Island, NE 68803, (cpnrd.org), or (308)�385-6282 North Platte NRD: P.O. Box 280, 100547 Airport Rd., Scottsbluff, NE 69361, (npnrd.org), or (308)�632-4346 South Platte NRD: P.O. Box 294, 551 Parkland Dr., Sidney, NE 69162, (spnrd.org), or (308)�254-2377 Tri-Basin NRD: 1723 Burlington St., Holdrege, NE 68949, (tribasinnrd.org), or (308)�995-6688 Twin Platte NRD: P.O. Box 1347, 111 S. Dewey St., North Platte, NE 69101, (tpnrd.org), or (308)�535-8080 Published in the Star-Herald, Scottsbluff, NE 3t. August 15, 22, 29, 2019

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