Nebraska Revised Statute 71-5305.02
Chapter 71 Section 5305.02
Capacity development strategy; department; solicit public comment.
The department shall develop a capacity development strategy to assist public water systems in acquiring and maintaining technical, managerial, and financial capacity pursuant to section 71-5305.01. The department shall consider and solicit public comment on:
(1) The methods or criteria the department will use to identify and prioritize the public water systems most in need of improving technical, managerial, and financial capacity;
(2) A description of the institutional, regulatory, financial, tax, or legal factors at the federal, state, or local level that encourage or impair capacity development;
(3) A description of how the department will:
(a) Assist public water systems in complying with the Nebraska Safe Drinking Water Act;
(b) Encourage the development of partnerships between public water systems to enhance the technical, managerial, and financial capacity of the systems; and
(c) Assist public water systems in the training and licensure of operators; and
(4) A description of how the department will establish a baseline and measure improvements in capacity with respect to the act.