“At the first day’s symposium, panels will discuss what basin groups have concluded about state water policy and goals, objectives and problem areas in each basin,” said Lincoln attorney Lee Orton, who helped plan the symposium agenda with Prairie Fire publisher W. Don Nelson and Nebraska Water Center director Chittaranjan Ray.
Among the problems experienced in water management and planning for each of the state’s major river basins will be water supply, political structures, past management and development characteristics and other topics.
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Nebraska: 7.5 total CLE cr. hr. approved (includes 1.0 professional responsibility cr. hr.)
Iowa: 7.5 total CLE cr. hr. approved (includes 1.0 ethics cr. hr.)
Colorado: 9 total CLE cr. hr. approved (includes 1 hour ethics cr. hr.)
The following day NWC and the University of Nebraska College of Law present the Nebraska water law conference featuring the latest in Nebraska water law for attorneys and water professionals (though open to all).
Organizer Anthony Schutz of the Law College opens with sessions on Water Law 101 and updates in current water law followed by attorneys Mike Klein and Justin Lavene on “Takings claims.”