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22
SEP
2014

From the Archives: Dam Worker Lives to Tell Story of Trip through Pipeline

Reprinted from the Hastings Daily Tribune, January 1940 Human Interest – Dam Worker Lives to Tell of Being Swept Through Trico Dam Drain Pipe Human interest stories are sprinkled through the many years of Tri-County promotion. Human interest stories have also cropped up at...
10
SEP
2014

Platte Basin Time-lapse & Crane Trust Tour Central’s Project

Central personnel had the opportunity to take an interesting group of people on a tour of the hydro-irrigation project this summer, a group with more than just a passing interest in the Platte River. Representatives from the Platte Basin Time-lapse Project and the Crane Trust,...
09
JUL
2014

4th of July Weekend at Lake McConaughy

The combination of almost perfect weather and a three-day weekend – not to mention the inviting water and beaches of Lake McConaughy – produced a record number of visitors to Central’s storage reservoir over the Fourth of July weekend. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission...
24
JUN
2014

Spring Inflows Boost Lake McConaughy

Spring has been good to Lake McConaughy this year, both in terms of inflows and outflows: quite a bit of the former and not so much of the latter. Several factors combined to bring about these circumstances. First, snowpack in both the North Platte River Basin and the South...
11
JUN
2014

“Sharing the Shoreline” at Lake McConaughy

Summer’s arrival (technically on June 21) means the beaches at Lake McConaughy are once again attracting crowds of visitors to enjoy the warm weather, swimming, camping and many other recreational pursuits. It also means the return of another group of visitors — piping...
27
MAY
2014

International Students Tour Central’s Hydro-Irrigation Project

Central hosted 20 international students and four instructors for a recent tour of the hydro-irrigation project. The tour group was part of a field course coordinated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s Institute for Water Education...