Stretching the Ogallala - 4

Nebraska Working to Maintain Water Levels

Russ Quinn
By  Russ Quinn , DTN Staff Reporter
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Bob Lubker and his son, Andy, check on their irrigation engine and pump near Cedar Bluffs, Neb., in the Platte River Valley. The family has been farming in the area for more than 100 years and has been irrigating their crops since the 1950s. (DTN photo by Russ Quinn)
Nebraska sits upon the most expansive section of the Ogallala aquifer, the underwater source which runs roughly 900 miles from the Texas Panhandle to the Sandhills of Nebraska. The Cornhusker state is also blessed with having the deepest part of the Ogallala.

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