Nebraska Revised Statute 46-1,165

Chapter 46


Surface water irrigation infrastructure; grants; matching funds.

The Department of Natural Resources shall establish procedures and criteria for awarding grants to irrigation districts from the Surface Water Irrigation Infrastructure Fund to be used for repair or construction of any headgate, flume, diversion structure, check valve, or any other physical structure used for irrigation projects. The department may award grants, not to exceed five million dollars per applicant, to an irrigation district that applies to the department based on criteria and procedures established by the department. In order to receive a grant under this section, a grant applicant shall provide matching funds equal to ten percent of the grant amount awarded for such project.