The Lower Platte North NRD is headquartered in Wahoo, NE and covers parts of seven counties in eastcentral Nebraska.Learn More
Forms & Permits
Download forms and permits for water programs, ordering trees, and a variety of other NRD programs in PDF format.Learn More
The NRD is divided into three "Water Development Areas" & two "Special Quantity Subareas" with varying rules for new irrigation.Learn More
Slow the Flow
Learn more about proposals to deal with erosion and flooding in the Shell Creek Watershed.Learn More
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The Lower Platte North NRD covers all or parts of seven counties in eastcentral Nebraska. There are 28 communities and approximately 1,031,000 acres of land within the district boundaries. The district's population is roughly 60,000, almost equally divided between urban and rural residents.
The district encompasses land that drains into a stretch of the Platte River from south of Columbus to Ashland. Approximately 70 miles of the river flow directly through or border the district.