May 24, 2024

Plan Could Bring More Water to SW Kansas


Garden City, KS ( A year long study is underway to look into what it would take to build a water aqueduct from Missouri to Southwest Kansas. Earl Lewis with the Kansas Water Office knows there is two sides to every story.

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An 1982 study, came up with an estimated cost of three to four billion dollars. Although Lewis believes they can use the previous study as a guide there are also some new concerns.

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The study will cost 300-thousand dollars.  Groundwater District 3 out of Garden City is picking up some of the tab.

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