Water Law 101: Part 6, Sharing Water with Other States and Water Use within the State
May 11, 2021
In the final installment of the series, Extension Educator Gary Stone discusses laws and regulations that govern water sharing between states.
Water Law 101: Part 5, More Groundwater — Wells
April 29, 2021
Part 5 of Extension Educator Gary Stone's series on Water Law reviews the concepts and legal doctrines that are used to regulate use of groundwater wells and resolve conflicts between well users.
Water Law 101: Part 4, Groundwater Terms and Definitions
April 15, 2021
Part 4 of the Water Law series reviews groundwater terms and definitions, including a brief review on the different types of aquifers — an important aspect of groundwater for Nebraska due to the Ogallala/High Plains aquifer.
Water Law 101: Part 3, Surface Water Administration Terms and Definitions
March 31, 2021
In this third installment of the Water Law series, Gary Stone reviews terms and definitions used in administering surface-water rights.
Water Law 101: Part 2, Other Water Rights
March 17, 2021
In part two of the Water Law series, Extension Educator Gary Stone continues discussion on other types of water rights, such as diversion of water, and how water use is regulated and adjudicated.
Water Law 101: Part 1, the Basics
March 10, 2021
The first article in a six-part series of articles covering basic water law in the United States, focusing on the defining characteristics of water sources and water rights.