HAPPENING NOW: Public meeting regarding tunnel collapse

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SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. - (KNEP) - The Gering- Fort Laramie Irrigation District will host a second public meeting to update farmers and landowners on the repair of a collapsed tunnel disrupting irrigation water to 55,000 acres of cropland in Nebraska.

Aftermath of tunnel collapse just south of Fort Laramie (Source Joe and Kynn Kinnan)

The meeting will be held Monday, August 12th at 10 a.m. from the Panhandle Research and Extension Center.

A livestream of the meeting will also be available on the extension center’s website: https://extension.unl.edu/statewide/panhandle/canal-break/