I. Importance of Ground Water in Nebraska

II. Definition of Ground Water

III. Rights Acquirable in Water

IV. Judicial Division of Ground Water into Percolating Water and Underground Streams … A. Common Law Rules as to Percolating Water … 1. English Rule … 2. American-Nebraska Rule … B. Common Law Rules as to Underground Streams

V. Nebraska Laws Do Not Expressly Pertain to Ground Water

VI. Possible Conflicts between Ground-Water and Surface-Water Users

VII. Possible Legislative Solutions of Ground Water Problems