Nebraska Revised Statute 46-515

Chapter 46


Department of Natural Resources; jurisdiction; power; authority.

The department is hereby vested with jurisdiction, power and authority, when conditions stated in section 46-516 are found to exist, to establish reclamation districts for conserving, developing and stabilizing supplies of water for domestic, irrigation, power, manufacturing and other beneficial uses as herein provided.


  • Laws 1947, c. 173, § 3, p. 526.


  • This and succeeding fourteen sections provide generally for the organization and establishment of reclamation districts as political corporate quasi-municipal subdivisions of the state. Nebraska Mid-State Reclamation District v. Hall County, 152 Neb. 410, 41 N.W.2d 397 (1950).