WELLHEAD PROTECTION PROGRAM
Wellhead Protection (WHP) Goal:
To protect public drinking water supplies from contamination through local planning and activities.
With approximately 85% of Nebraskans relying on groundwater as their source of drinking water, it is essential to protect this natural resource we all share from contamination. By participating in the Wellhead Protection Program, communities can help safeguard their drinking water supplies now and in the years ahead.
The Wellhead Protection Program
The Wellhead Protection Program is voluntary and takes a proactive approach to groundwater protection. The NRD works closely with area communities, helping to guide them through the steps of the Wellhead Protection Program: