Upper Niobrara White NRD to Host Annual Water Education Meeting

Upper Niobrara White NRD to Host Annual Water Education Meeting


UPDATED Feb. 23, 2022

CHADRON, Nebraska -- The Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District (UNWNRD) will hold the annual Water Education Meeting at the Eagles Club in Alliance on Monday, March 21, 2022. With another line up of great speakers on several topics pertaining to water management, anyone interested in learning more about the water in our area or better water management is encouraged to attend.

The Water Education Meeting is a one-day, educational event with speakers on everything from recharge analysis and climate outlooks to legislative updates, NRD programs and cost share opportunities. There will be a free lunch for all those in attendance, thanks to generous, local sponsors. 

In addition to the educational opportunities provided by the UNWNRD Water Education Meeting, there will also be several local vendors in attendance for networking opportunities. This is a free event, but RSVPs are required for lunch.

Please plan to attend the annual UNWNRD Water Education Meeting on March 21, 2022, beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the Alliance Eagles Club. Please call 308-432-6190 to RSVP for lunch by March 14.


9:30 a.m.               Welcome

9:40 a.m.               UNWNRD Water Programs & Legislative Update - UNWNRD Staff

10:30 a.m.              Break

10:45 a.m.              NDEE Groundwater/Water Well Standards Update – Dave Meisbach, NDEE

11:15 a.m.                UNWNRD Surface-Groundwater Relocation Feasibility Analysis – Jonathan Mohr, JEO Consulting Group     

Noon                         Lunch

1:00 p.m.                  Columbus Area Recharge Project – Russell Callan, Lower Loup NRD

1:45 p.m.                  Break

2:00 p.m.                  2022 Agricultural Climate Outlook – Al Dutcher, State Climatologist

2:45 p.m.                  Wrap Up