North Omaha Station has 11 groundwater monitoring wells, 9 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between March 22, 2016 and October 01, 2019. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of sulfate, arsenic, lithium, molybdenum, cobalt, selenium and boron.Site description
Omaha Public Power District’s North Omaha Station is in Douglas County, NE along the banks of the Missouri River. This plant began operations in 1954, adding a total of 5 coal-fired units capable of generating 627-MW. Three of the five coal-fired units were converted to natural gas in 2016, while the remaining two have remained burning coal. The remaining two units are scheduled to be converted to natural gas by 2024, while the first three will be retired in conjunction. North Omaha Generating Station operates a single coal ash landfill onsite. This ash landfill is regulated under the CCR rule.