Water and Community Development Project
This project was to assisted rural communities in complying with changes in permissible levels of arsenic in public drinking water supplies and to explore joint community opportunities in doing so. The Public Policy Center helped to coordinate efforts between stakeholders, allowing experts in many areas to discuss related issues and advise rural communities.
Key PartnersGreat Plains Resource Conservation and Development, Groundwater Foundation, Midwest Assistance Program, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, NET Radio, UNK Department of Political Science, UNL Arsenic Information System, UNL Civil Engineering Department, UNL Cooperative Extension, UNL Department of Sociology, UNL Rural Initiative, UNL Water Research Initiative, Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District, USDA Rural Development
FundingW.K. Kellogg Foundation
In the News Articles
- Public Policy Center Works With Communities For Development and Safe Drinking Water.
- Development Projects Spawn New Effort Involving Osceola.
- Hartington Woman Is Voice for Ag.
- Cities Speak Out on Water.
- Peter Gleick Headlines Water Conference in April.
- Shelby and Stromsburg Water Task Force Group Meets for Second Round of Meetings.
- Shelby, Stromsburg Residents Participate in Community Input Meeting.