Natural Resources Districts (Nebraska)

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Place Nebraska


Name Natural Resources Districts (Nebraska)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector Local

Program Administrator Natural Resources Districts
Primary Website
Applicable Jurisdiction A directory of Natural Resources Districts can be found here:

Last Review 2014-08-04
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary

Information Source


This statute establishes Natural Resources District, encompassing all of the area of the state, to conserve, protect, develop, and manage Nebraska's natural resources. These districts replace and unify the functions previously performed by soil and water conservation districts, watershed conservancy districts, watershed districts, advisory watershed improvement boards, and watershed planning boards. The districts supplement existing rural water districts, drainage districts, reclamation districts, and irrigation districts. The remainder of this section provides regulations pertaining to the boundaries, membership, and powers (including bond issuance) of districts.

Policy Contact

Department Natural Resources
Division Districts
Address 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, NE, 68509

Phone 402-471-2363

Fax 402-471-2900


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

Authority 1 Neb. Rev. Stat. 2-32xx
Date Effective 1971-1973
Date Enacted 1969