Upper Elkhorn
Natural Resources District

301 North Harrison Street
O'Neill, NE  68763
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Phone:  402-336-3867                Fax:  402-336-1832

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About Upper Elkhorn NRD
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Water Programs


Acre Certification      Factsheet                     Brochure 

Acre Certification Process 

This map will be used to determine the appropriate basin for groundwater acre certification and documentation dates needed for certification.


UENRD Acre Transfer Information


UENRD Information Maps for Groundwater


Department of Natural Resources Water Well Registration

Niobrara River Basin Designation Information - 2007

Platte River Basin Designation Information - 2008

Department of Natural Resources Water Well Registration


Groundwater Management Plan - Effective May 1, 2017

*Designation of Groundwater Management Areas

*Phase I
*Phase II

           ~Phase II Map

           ~Phase II Report Forms

*Phase III

Permit to Construct a Well--PDF File
      (download free Adobe Acrobat Reader here)

Elkhorn River at Ewing Stream Hydrograph

Water Analysis

Ultrasonic Flow Meter

Crop Water Use


Additional Water Resources Information

NE Groundwater  Quality Monitoring Report

UNL Drought Resources


For further information contact:

Upper Elkhorn NRD
301 North Harrison Street
O'Neill, NE 68763

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