Dam Program

Cost Share Rates

80 to 319 acres drainage – 65% cost share

320 to 639 acres drainage – 70% cost share

640 to 1279 acres drainage – 75% cost share

1280 >>>>>> – 80% cost share

The purpose of this program is to participate in planning, design and financial assistance in the construction or rebuilding of dams located on private property.  Dams constructed under this program may involve one or more landowners.  Public benefits to be achieved include:  flood control, sediment & erosion control, and water conservation.  Other benefits include groundwater recharge, beneficial use of impounded water, fish and wildlife enhancement.

Contact the NRD & NRCS Offices

Adams County NRCS

2727 W 2nd St

Hastings, NE 68901

(402) 462-5412

Clay County NRCS

120 W Fairfield St

Clay Center, NE 68933

(402) 762-3569

Fillmore County NRCS

118 S 12th St

Geneva NE, 68361

(402) 759-4017, ext. 3

Jefferson County NRCS

305 5th St

Fairbury, NE 68352

(402) 729-6134

Nuckolls County NRCS

172 E 4th St

Nelson NE 68916

(402) 225-2311

Thayer County NRCS

1220 South Ave

Hebron, NE 68370

(402) 768-6228

Webster County NRCS

20 N Webster

Red Cloud NE 68970

(402) 746-2268, ext. 3