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Nebraskans Can Treat their Drinking Waer for Free!!!

If you drinking water has high concentrations of nitrate, the Nebeaska Department of Environment and Energy (NDEE) is offering an opportunity for you to treat fit for free with the Reverse Osmosis System rebate program.  

Applications opens: January 1st, 2023

Applications Close: June 23, 2024

For updated 2023 training dates click on the flyer

For more information contact:

Brenda Aufdenkap 308.532.2683

Adrea Nisley  308.324.5501

Nancy Frecks 308.334.5666

Brand new scholarship opportunity for 2023-24 academic year.  Dr. Sebastian has partnered with Univeristy of nebraska where she served as Dean of Nursing has created the Sebastian Nursing Endowed Scholarship Fund.  For applications and instructions on applying go to

Bio Nebraska Foundation & Marylinn Munson Announce STEM Scholarship for 2023 - 2024 Academic Year.  The Scholarship is avalable to help support and encourage Nebraska High School Students as they pursue relevant classroom study and professional experiences in Scianec, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related fields.  For application and more information visity the Bio Nebraska Foundation Website 

Here are a few resources you can use to help prepare for the storm and/or use to inform others in your community or share on social media: 


Reverse Osmosis Rebate Program In-Service: Treating high nitrate concentrations in private wells.


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