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Welcome to Tri-Basin Natural Resources District's Website!

Current News


Now taking WCIP applications for 2020 growing season!

Tri-Basin NRD has launched a Water Conservation Incentive Program (WCIP) through which landowners can enroll land with NRD-certified irrigated acres and receive payment to voluntarily restrict irrigation water usage.

Summary of the Water Conservation Incentive Program


Tri-Basin NRD is working on Second Increment of Platte Basin Integrated Management Plan (IMP)

A public hearing regarding the plan will be held July 16 at the district office in Holdrege. There will be an information session at 9:30 a.m. with the hearing following at 10 a.m.

Information on public hearings in all Upper Platte Basin NRDs

Upper Platte Basin Second Increment Integrated Management Plan Draft

Tri-Basin NRD Second Increment Integrated Management Plan Draft



Summary of the Republican River Basin-Wide Plan



2018 TBNRD Platte Basin IMP Report


NET Story on the Proposed Platte-Republican Diversion Project!

"Proposal Would Divert Platte River Water to the Republican River"

View the story here



USGS Report on the Sustainability of Groundwater Resources


2018 Tri-Basin NRD Annual Report