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General Publications

[FAB Reports]  [Water Matters]  [Other Publications of Statewide Interest]

Note that the publications in this section are those that address topics of statewide interest. Publications about topics that pertain to a specific river basin or NRD are located on the relevant basin's individual page.

Fully Appropriated Basin (FAB) Reports

The FAB Report provides information about NeDNR's annual evaluation of the expected long-term availability of hydrologically connected water supplies throughout the state.

Water Matters

Water Matters is the Integrated Water Management Division's occasional newsletter that explains and explores topics related to integrated water management in an approachable way.

Other Publications



General Presentations

Note that the presentations in this section are those that address topics of statewide interest. Presentations about topics that pertain to a specific river basin or NRD are located on the relevant basin's individual page.

Presentations

Western States Water Council Spring (183rd) Council Meetings (April 12-14, 2017 )
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Water Resources and Management Within Nebraska

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Jesse Bradley, Natural Resources Assistant Director; Jennifer Schellpeper, Natural Resources Division Manager

NGWA Connecting the Dots...Groundwater, Surface Water, and Climate Connections in the Northwest   (September 8-9, 2016)
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Evaluating the Role of Precipitation Pattern on the Temporal Changes in Streamflow and Baseflow

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Zablon Adane, IWM Specialist

Natural Resources Districts 2016 Legislative Conference  (January 26-27, 2016)
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Basin-Wide Planning in Nebraska

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Jennifer J. Schellpeper, Jessie Winter, Carol Flaute, Tim Freed, Integrated Water Management Division

Four States Irrigation Council  (January 13-15, 2016)
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The State of Nebraska Water Planning

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Jesse Bradley, P.G., Natural Resources Program Director

American Water Resources Association Conference (November 17-18, 2015)
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Integrated Water Management Modeling for Cimate Variablity Study and Water Managment Alternative Scenarios

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Mahesh Pun, IWM Analyst

Voluntary Approaches to Integrated Water Resources Management in Nebraska

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Amy Zoller, IWM Coordinator

Remote Sensing and Surface Engery Balance Model to Map Irrigated and Dryland Cropland

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Mahesh Pun, IWM Analyst

Groundwater Foundation National Conference (October 21, 2015)
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Collaborative Management of Nebraska's Surface Water and Groundwater Supplies

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Carol Myers Flaute, IWM Analyst; Tim Freed, IWM Coordinator; Jennifer J. Schellpeper, IWM Division Head

Gaining INSIGHT on Water Resources in Nebraska

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Jessie R. Wietjes, IWM Analyst

Midwest Groundwater Conference (October 14, 2015)
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Integrated Management and its Success Story

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Jennifer Schellpeper, Integrated Water Management Division Head

NGWA Conference on the Upper Great Plains (September 22-23, 2015)
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Classification of Irrigated and Non-Irrigated Land Using Remote Sensing Techniques: A Case Study in Nebraska

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Mahesh Pun, IWM Analyst; Ruopu Li, IWM Analyst

A Simplified and More Efficienct Solution for Stream Depletion Analysis in MODFLOW

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Gengxin (Michael) Ou, IWM Specialist

Surface and Groundwater Data Collection and Application for Integrated Water Management in Nebraska

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Carol Myers Flaute, IWM Analyst; Colby Osborn, IWM Specialist; Mahesh Pun, IWM Analyst; Jennifer Schellpeper, IWM Division Head

Water for Food Institute Seminar (June 11, 2015)
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Model for Sustainable Water Use

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Jim Schneider, Ph.D., Acting Director; Jesse Bradley, P.G., Natural Resources Program Director; Shuhai Zheng, Ph.D., P.E., CFM, Engineering Programs & Services Division Head; Jennifer Schellpeper, IWM Acting Division Head; and Jen Rae Wang, Communication and Outreach Manager

NeFSMA (May 6, 2015)
Topic Presenter

Update on Nebraska Water Planning Initiatives

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Jesse Bradley, P.G., Natural Resources Program Director

Omaha Agri-Business Club (April 27, 2015)
Topic Presenter

Water Planning in Nebraska

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Jesse Bradley, P.G., Natural Resources Program Director

Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference (February 26, 2015)
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Managing Nebraska's Water Resources

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Jennifer J. Schellpeper, IWM Acting Division Head; Beth Eckles, Natural Resources Program Specialist; Andrew Christenson, CFM, Floodplain Engineering Specialist; and Carol Myers Flaute, IWM Analyst

Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) Annual Conference 
(January 28, 2015)
Topic Presenter

Water Planning by the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources

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Jesse Bradley, P.G., Natural Resources Program Director

Four States Irrigation Council  (January 14, 2015)
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Water Planning by the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources

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Jesse Bradley, P.G., Natural Resources Program Director

Public Meetings Regarding Draft Revised Rules, Title 457, Chapter 24  
(December 10, 11, and 15, 2014)
Topic Presenter

Modification of Department Rules for Conducting its Annual Basin Evaluations

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Jesse Bradley, P.G., Natural Resources Program Director

NWRA & NSIA Joint Conference (November 23-25, 2014)
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Water Planning by the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources

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Jim Schneider, Ph.D., Deputy Director

Water for Food Conference (October 19-22, 2014)
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Gaining INSIGHT on Water Resources in Nebraska: Development of a Comprehensive Web Tool to Evaluate Basin Water Supplies and Demands

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Jessie R. Wietjes, Integrated Water Management Analyst

Midwest Ground Water Conference (October 1-2, 2014)
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Development of a Modeling Tool for Determining Fully Appropriated Areas in Nebraska

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Ruopu Li, IWM Analyst; Melissa Mosier, IWM Planner; Mahesh Pun, IWM Analyst; Jessie Wietjes, IWM Specialist; Brandi Flyr, IWM Coordinator; and Sudhansh Chinta, IT

INSIGHT: An Interactive Web Portal for Water Information

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Brandi Flyr, IWM Coordinator

Integrated Water Management Modeling for Adaptive Management of Groundwater Systems in Nebraska

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Mahesh Pun, IWM Analyst

Surface and Groundwater Data Collection and Application for Integrated Water Management in Nebraska

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Carol Myers Flaute, IWM Planner; Mahesh Pun, IWM Analyst; and Jennifer Schellpeper, IWM Coordinator

Ten Years of Integrated Water Management in Nebraska

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Jennifer Schellpeper, IWM Coordinator and Melissa Mosier, IWM Planner

American Water Resources Association Conference (July 2, 2014)
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Integrated Water Management Modeling in Nebraska

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Mahesh Pun, Integrated Water Management Analyst

Nebraska Water Resources Association Water Round Table (February 12, 2014)
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INSIGHT: A New Look at the Water Supplies and Uses in Nebraska

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Jesse Bradley, P.G., Integrated Water Management Division Head

UNL Water Symposium: Changes: Climate, Water and Life on the Great Plains (October 15, 2013)
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INSIGHT: A New Look at the Water Supplies and Uses in Nebraska

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Jesse Bradley, P.G., Integrated Water Management Division Head

Review of the Department’s New Methods for Assessing Water Supplies and Water Demands

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Jesse Bradley, P.G., Integrated Water Management Division Head

Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) Annual Conference
(September 23, 2013)
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Review of the Department’s New Methods for Assessing Water Supplies and Water Demands

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Jesse Bradley, P.G., IWM Division Head

New FAB Evaluation Methodology Public Comment Meetings (May 13-16, 2013)
Topic Presenter

Overview of New Rules for Determining Fully Appropriated Basins

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Jesse Bradley, P.G., IWM Division Head

Water Round Table (April 10, 2013)
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Integrated Water Management Division: the Data Collected and Technical Tools Developed

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Jim Schneider, Ph.D., Deputy Director, NeDNR, and Jesse Bradley, P.G., IWM Division Head

Central Plains Irrigation Conference (February 26-27, 2013)
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Nebraska Groundwater and Surface Water Issues

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Jim Schneider, Ph.D., Deputy Director, NeDNR

NARD Legislative Conference (January 30, 2013)
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Update on Fully Appropriated Evaluation Methodology

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HDR, Inc., in coordination with the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources

Water Stakeholder Meeting (January 7, 2013)
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Update on Fully Appropriated Evaluation Methodology Presentation

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HDR, Inc., in coordination with the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources

UNL’s Water: Science, Practice, and Policy Symposium (November 13, 2012)
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Update on Fully Appropriated Evaluation Methodology Modificaitons

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Jesse Bradley, IWM Division Head

NRD Managers Meeting (August 29, 2012)
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Update on Fully Appropriated Evaluation Methodology

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HDR, Inc., in coordination with the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources

Association of Western State Engineers Spring Workshop (June 5, 2012)
Topic Presenter

Conjunctive Water Management in Modeling and in Practice

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Doug Hallum, P.G., Integrated Water Management Coordinator

NRD Water Programs Conference (March 6, 2012)
Topic Presenter

Status of Integrated Management Planning Activities

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Brandi Flyr, Ph.D., IWM Coordinator

Lower Platte Basin-Wide Meeting (March 1, 2012)
Topic Presenter

Basin-Wide Planning

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Jesse Bradley, P.G., IWM Division Head, and Brandi Flyr, Ph.D., IWM Coordinator

Nebraska Association of Resources Districts Legislative Conference
(January 25, 2012)
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Water Appropriations, Field Office Operations, and Conjunctive Water Management

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Mike Thompson, Permits & Registrations, Tom O'Connor, Field Office Operations, and Brandi Flyr, IWM Coordinator

Presented to the Natural Resources Districts developing voluntary IMPs
(November 30, 2011)
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Voluntary IMPs

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Brandi Flyr, Ph.D., Integrated Water Management Coordinator

UNL Water Center's Climate, Water and Ecosystems symposium (October 13, 2011)
Topic Presenter

Regional Water Management: Adapting to Uncertain Water Supply and Demand

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Jim Schneider, Ph.D., Deputy Director

INSIGHT: An Integrated Network of Scientific Information and GeoHydrologic Tools

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Laura Paeglis, Integrated Water Management Planner

Application of Modeling Tools for Water Accounting and Conjunctive Management

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Brandi Flyr, Ph.D., Integrated Water Management Coordinator

Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) Annual Conference
(September 26, 2011)
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Update on Integrated Management Planning Activities and INSIGHT

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Jesse Bradley, P.G., IWM Division Head and Laura Paeglis, IWM Planner

Platte River Basin-Wide Plan Meeting (July 21, 2011)
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Integrated Water Management: New Data and Information/Studies

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Jim Schneider, Ph.D., Deputy Director

Stella Conjunctive Management Tool

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Brandi Flyr, Ph.D., Integrated Water Management Analyst

Association of Western State Engineers Spring Workshop (May 26, 2011)
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Integrated Water Management: Nebraska's Future

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James Schneider, Ph.D., Deputy Director

Conjuctive Management Modeling in Nebraska

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Doug Hallum, P.G., Integrated Water Management Coordinator

Meeting at CPNRD, Grand Island, NE (May 20, 2011)
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Update of Fully Appropriated Evaluation Methodology

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John Engel, HDR, Inc., Omaha, in coordination with the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources

2011 Nebraska GIS Symposium, La Vista, NE (April 21, 2011)
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LIDAR: Statutory Compliance Benefits for Nebraska Natural Resources

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Doug Hallum. P.G., Integrated Water Management Coordinator

World Affairs Conference, University of Nebraska - Kearney (March 8, 2011)
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Nebraska's Water Challenges and Opportunities

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James C. Schneider, PhD, Deputy Director, NeDNR

Mid-Winter CCA Conference (February 15, 2011)
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Integrated Management Planning - Moving Beyond the Minimum

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Jesse Bradley, P.G., Integrated Water Management Coordinator, NeDNR

Nebraska Chapter of the American Fisheries Society (February 15, 2011)
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Status Report of Water Planning Activities

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James C. Schneider, PhD, Deputy Director, NeDNR

NREA Annual Meeting (December 2, 2010)
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Integrated Water Management: Moving Beyond the Minimum

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Jesse Bradley, presented at the NREA Annual Meeting

NSIA and NWRA 2010 Joint Annual Convention (November 23, 2010)
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Water Status Report

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Brian P. Dunnigan, Director, presented at the NSIA & NWRA 2010 Joint Annual Convention

Presentation to the Water Resources Advisory Panel (April 23, 2010)
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Nebraska's Integrated Water Management Planning Process

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James Schneider

In conjunction with: Lower Elkhorn NRD - GIS Day Norfolk, NE (November 17, 2010)
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LIDAR and its Applications

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Doug Hallum, Department of Natural Resources and Nolan Little, Tri-Basin Natural Resources District

Greater Platte River Symposium (October 7, 2010)
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Update: Nebraska's Integrated Water Management Planning

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Jim Schneider, Department of Natural Resources

Moving Beyond the Minimum Required by Nebraska's Integrated Water Management Statutes

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Jim Schneider, Department of Natural Resources

UWEC Earth Science Seminiar Series (May 2, 2008)
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Streambed Elevation Uncertainty and Implications for Modeling Stream Baseflow

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Doug Hallum, Department of Natural Resources


Basin-Specific Publications and Presentations

[Plan Reports]  [Other Basin-Specific Publications and Presentations]

Plan Reports

A list of Integrated Management Plan (IMP) and Basin-Wide Plan (BWP) reports can be found in the "Planning" section of each basin page relevant to the plan.

Visit the Approved Water Management Plans page for a list of all approved plans.

To view individual IMP and BWP plans, along with their associated documents and reports, select the relevant link from the Approved Plans page.

Other Basin-Specific Publications and Presentations

To access publications or presentations about topics that are relevant to a particular river basin, please click on the basin of interest on the map below.

Clickable Statewide Basin Map

White-Hat Basin Publications and Presentations Niobrara Basin Publications and Presentations Missouri Tributaries Basin Publications and Presentations Upper Platte Basin Publications and Presentations Lower Platte Basin Publications and Presentaions Republican Basin Publications and Presentations Blue Basin Publications and Presentations Nemaha Basin Publications and Presentations

Blue | Lower Platte | Missouri Tributaries | Nemaha | Niobrara | Republican | Upper Platte | White-Hat

Presentations and publications about topics that relate to a specific NRD can be accessed by clicking on the river basin where the NRD of interest is located.

Not sure which basin your NRD is in? View NRD boundaries.