Upper Big Blue NRD Public Hearing - Rule 5 Changes Pertaining to Livestock Feeding Operations

Upper Big Blue NRD Public Hearing - Rule 5 Changes Pertaining to Livestock Feeding Operations

Thursday, February 21, 2019 -
1:30pm to 2:00pm
The Upper Big Blue NRD will hold a public hearing on Thursday, February 21 at 1:30 p.m. at the District office located at 319 East 25th Street, York, Nebraska. An informational session will begin at 1:30 p.m., with hearing to follow. The purpose of the hearing is to receive comments on proposed changes to District Rule 5 – Ground Water Management Area Rules and Regulations.  Proposed changes impact Livestock Feeding Operations and their requirement to report annual water use.  The proposed changes would provide definitions for a Livestock Feeding Operation (LFO) and Reserve Well.  It also proposes to change the flowmeter installation requirement for some LFO’s.
 
A complete copy of Rule 5 and the proposed changes are available at the District office and at the link below.