Nebraska officials hire helicopter to map groundwater resources in eastern end of state


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LINCOLN, Nebraska — Helicopters will fly back and forth across parts of eastern Nebraska this spring to map out groundwater levels.

The Lincoln Journal Star reports ( ) several natural resource districts hired the helicopter to get a better idea of how much groundwater is available.

The low-level flights will cross parts of Butler, Saunders, Seward, Sarpy, Douglas, Lancaster, Cass, Otoe, Johnson, Nemaha, Richardson, Pawnee and Gage counties.

The helicopter will carry electronic instruments on a steel frame suspended 100 feet below the craft.

Information from: Lincoln Journal Star,

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