The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) Board of Directors approved a motion to direct staff to begin the formal process for consideration of a Phase 2 Groundwater Management Area in portions of Cuming, Colfax, and Dodge counties for groundwater quality purposes.

“In the past few years, the district has seen an increase in nitrates in the groundwater in portions of these three counties,” said LENRD Assistant Manager, Brian Bruckner.

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