Lower Platte River Corridor Alliance
Environmental Suitability Assessment
Wellhead Protection Areas
Description

Designated surface and subsurface area surrounding a well or well field that supplies a public water supply and through which contaminants or pollutants are likely to pass and eventually reach the aquifer that supplies the well or well field.

Reasons for including
  • Water Quality
  • Water Quantity
Development Information

   Considerations: 
  • Land use considerations
   Contacts: 
  • Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
    1200 "N" Street, Suite 400
    P.O. Box 98922
    Lincoln, Nebraska 68509
    P - (402) 471-2186
Implementation Information

   Concepts: 
  • Wellhead Development Plans
   Examples: