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Moratoriums on New Surface Water Rights

 

Formal Moratoriums:

A moratorium on all new surface water appropriations was declared for the following basins or subbasins in Nebraska on July 14, 2004.
  • The Republican River Basin including all subbasins.
  • The North Platte River Basin including all subbasins.
  • The South Platte River Basin including all subbasins.
  • The Platte River Basin above the mouth of the Loup River including all subbasins.
  • The White River Basin including all subbasins.
  • The Hat Creek Basin including all subbasins.
A Formal Moratorium on the Niobrara River from the Nebraska-Wyoming state line downstream to the headgate of the Mirage Flats Canal was declared on November 30, 1990.

Order Declaring Formal Moratoriums (July 14, 2004)