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Protecting Lives, Protecting Property, Protecting Your Future
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Vision: Work cooperatively with District residents to promote good stewardship of land and water resources.
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Water Use Reports Due November 17th

Welcome to Tri-Basin Natural Resources District

Tri-Basin NRD operates a district-wide Groundwater Management Area to protect groundwater quality and quantity.

Tri-Basin Natural Resources District is the local government agency which is responsible for protection of natural resources in Gosper, Phelps and Kearney Counties in South Central Nebraska. Tri-Basin NRD is unique among Nebraska’s 23 NRDs because it includes portions of three different river basins: the Republican, the Platte, and the Little Blue Basin. There are 13 members of TBNRD’s Board of Directors, 12 of whom are elected from designated sub-districts and one at-large member. The vision of Tri-Basin NRD, as set forth by these directors, is to work cooperatively with District residents and others to promote good stewardship of land and water resources. Tri-Basin NRD operates a district-wide Groundwater Management Area to protect groundwater quality and quantity.

Tri-Basin Natural Resources District

Upcoming Events

September 30, 2020
2:00 - 3:00 pm
The Platte Republican Diversion Board of Directors...
October 7, 2020
Tri-Basin will host the Southwest Area Land...
October 9, 2020
9:30 - 10:30 am
Coffee Connection and Presentation for Belated...

Recent News

Holdrege, NE (August 11, 2020) - Tri-Basin Natural Resources District (TBNRD) Directors and staff toured several projects in the district last week. During the month of August, TBNRD usually holds their regular meeting at a location within the district in conjunction with the Annual Board of...