Irrigation District planning diversion dam near Superior
January 26, 2023
A letter distributed this week to irrigators served by the Superior Canal reported the Bostwick Irrigation District in Nebraska is now considering the construction of a Republican River Diversion Dam and pumping station to be located south of the Aurora Cooperative’s Superior East elevator.
The water taken from the river will be pumped into the Superior Canal about one-half mile east of Superior. The district letter said this will result in a large water savings due to losses currently incurred by running water from the Harlan County Reservoir through approximately 40 miles of canal. Thi...