Water Conservation and Drought Information

Nebraska's Climate Assessment Response Committee (CARC) has been activated to evaluate and develop response mechanisms to minimize the negative impact of a drought.  The membership of CARC includes university, private sector, and state agency representatives.

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services is a member of CARC.

Drought Impact Reports​ 

​ ​2013

PDF  October 4, 2013
PDF  September 27, 2013
PDF  September 20, 2013
PDF  September 13, 2013
PDF  September 6, 2013
PDF  August 30, 2013
PDF  August 23, 2013
PDF  August 16, 2013
PDF  August 9, 2013
PDF  August 2, 2013
PDF  July 26, 2013
PDF  July 19, 2013


PDF  September 28, 2012 PDF  September 21, 2012
PDF  ​September 14, 2012 PDF  September 7, 2012
PDF  ​August 31, 2012 PDF  August 24, 2012
PDF  ​August 17, 2012 PDF  August 10, 2012
PDF  August 3, 2012 PDF  ​​July 27, 2012
PDF  July 20, 2012 PDF  July 13, 2012
PDF  July 6, 2012 PDF  June 28, 2012


MS Word Rich Text Document Nebraska Water Shortage Emergency Response Plan
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PDF Water Conservation Tips


PDF Make Every Drop Count in Your Home

PDF Make Every Drop Count on Your Yard

Useful Links

Climate Assessment Response Committee

Drought Central

National Drought Mitigation Center

The Groundwater Foundation

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

American Water Works Association - WaterWiser Clearinghouse

City of Lincoln

Metropolitan Utilities District - Once there, click on Make Every Drop Count

Nebraska Department of Roads Drought Information

UNL Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources

For more information, contact:
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Office of Drinking Water and Environmental Health
P.O. Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509-5026
Phone: (402) 471-2541
Fax: (402) 471-6436
E-mail: jack.daniel@nebraska.gov

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