Nebraska's Special Protection Area Program

by U. Gale Hutton, Nebraska Dep of Environmental, Control, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Planning Now for Irrigation and Drainage in the 21st Century


The designation of a Special Protection Area (SPA) under the program allows the state and local natural resources districts to move from the voluntary to the regulatory arena in addressing nonpoint source ground water contamination. These natural resources districts often serve as the local implementing agency for many of Nebraska's resource management programs.

Subject Headings: Water pollution | Water quality | Water resources | Natural resources | Resource management | Nonpoint pollution | Groundwater pollution | Groundwater management | Nebraska | United States

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