More Restrictions on N. Platte Water

Cheyenne, WY – Restrictions on water users along the North Platte River have been tightened again. State Engineer Pat Tyrrell says only users with water rights older than 1904 will be allowed to take water from the river between Pathfinder and Guernsey reservoirs. The restrictions, known as a "call," will be in place through May 1st. Tyrell says the latest call is the result of the need of irrigators in western Nebraska and because of continued forecasts of low runoff in the mountains that feed the North Platte.