The Lower Platte North NRD is headquartered in Wahoo, NE and covers parts of seven counties in eastcentral Nebraska.Learn More
Find a great spot for your next family outing with the NRD Outdoor Recreation Areas website and mobile app.Learn More
Forms & Permits
Download forms and permits for water programs, ordering trees, and a variety of other NRD programs in PDF format.Learn More
The Adventure Camp about the Environment for 6th-8th graders is set for June 16-19, 2013 - sign up today!Learn More
Explore the history of Lake Wanahoo's namesake, Wanahoo Park, with vintage photos from the 1920s-30s.Learn More
Every Drop Counts
It could be another hot, dry summer. Brush up on some easy ways to conserve water and fight the drought.Learn More
Current conditions from the NRD weather station in Wahoo, NE
Last Update: 12:00a 05/23/13
Temperature: 53.6 F
Humidity: 86 %
Heat Index: 53.5 F
Wind Chill: 51.9 F
Wind Speed: 6.0 mph
Wind Direction: NNW
Daily Rainfall: 0.00 "
The Lower Platte North NRD covers all or parts of seven counties in eastcentral Nebraska. There are 28 communities and approximately 1,031,000 acres of land within the district boundaries. The district's population is roughly 60,000, almost equally divided between urban and rural residents.
The district encompasses land that drains into a stretch of the Platte River from south of Columbus to Ashland. Approximately 70 miles of the river flow directly through or border the district.