Upper Elkhorn NRD to hold modified groundwater irrigated acre expansion sign-up
September 8, 2022
The Upper Elkhorn Natural Resources District will be taking applications for the expansion of new groundwater irrigated acres during October for the 2023 growing season.
There will be up to 300 new acres allotted to increase irrigation efficiency. The focus of the 2022 sign-up will be to finish off pivots, with 15 acres or less that have to reverse, due to an obstacle not allowing the pivot to complete the circle.
The sign-up is not on a first-come, first-served basis; but, based on a ranking criteria sheet that focuses on current water quality and quantity concerns within the district....