The Kansas Water Office, in coordination with local, state, federal and interstate partners, is developing the 5-year update of the Kansas Water Plan. The Kansas Water Plan is one of the primary tools used by the State of Kansas to address current water resources issues and to plan for future needs. Statutory authority and basic guidance for formulating the Kansas Water Plan is contained in the State Water Resources Planning Act.
The Kansas Water Plan Update will incorporate the Vision for the Future of Water Supply in Kansas (the Vision). The hard work put into the Vision and the goals created through the Vision process will not be forgotten. The Kansas Water Plan will now serve as the implementation plan for the Vision, providing measurements of success towards achieving the goals addressed in Vision, as well as the other water related issues facing Kansans.
The following linked document has been reviewed by the KWA and listed in draft form below.
Public Hearings For DRAFT Kansas Water Plan
WHAT: Public hearings for comments on updated draft Kansas Water Plan
WHEN: 2 p.m. on Thursday, October 7 and 10 a.m. on Friday, October 8, 2021
WHERE: Online, links for hearings can be found here
Written comments are also being accepted until midnight on Friday, October 15, 2021. Written comments may be submitted any of the following ways: (1) by U.S. mail or other delivery service to The Kansas Water Office, 900 SW Jackson Street, Suite 404, Topeka, Kansas 66611-1249, or (2) by sending an electronic copy via email to email email@example.com.
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