Supreme Court Ruling To Benefit NCORPE, Republican Basin, See "News"
 

N-CORPE

N-CORPE, the Nebraska Cooperative Republican Platte Enhancement project, is an interlocal agency formed in Fall 2012 by four Natural Resources Districts to increase stream flows in the Republican and Platte Rivers. The agency has purchased land in Lincoln County, Nebraska that has been retired from irrigation so that water can be transported via pipelines and tributaries to the Republican and Platte Rivers. //LEARN MORE…

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UPPER REPUBLICAN NRD
UPPER REPUBLICAN NRD

The Upper Republican Natural Resources District is based in Imperial, Neb. and is comprised of Dundy, Chase and Perkins Counties in the southwest corner of the state. The Upper Republican is a diverse District, having approximately 450,000 acres of land that is irrigated with groundwater, 390,000 dryland acres and 887,000 acres of rangeland.

MIDDLE REPUBLICAN NRD
MIDDLE REPUBLICAN NRD

The Middle Republican Natural Resources District is based in Curtis, Neb. and is comprised of Hayes, Red Willow and Hitchcock Counties, most of Frontier County and part of Lincoln County.

LOWER REPUBLICAN NRD
LOWER REPUBLICAN NRD

The Lower Republican Natural Resources District is based in Alma, Neb. and is comprised of Furnas, Harlan and Franklin Counties, most of Webster County and part of Nuckolls County. There are approximately 1.5 million acres in the District and the entire District lies within the lower reaches of the Republican River watershed.

TWIN PLATTE NRD
TWIN PLATTE NRD

The N-CORPE project will provide water to both the Republican and the Platte River Basins.  The TPNRD is a partner for the benefits to the Platte River.  The TPNRDs obligations for the Platte River are to be in compliance with the TPNRD Integrated Management Plan (IMP), and to assist the state of Nebraska to meet its obligations for the Platte River Recovery Implementation Program (PRRIP) to return the Platte River to 1997 conditions.  For the TPNRD IMP, water must be added to the Platte River or regulatory actions will be taken for all water users.