September 26, 2022

Kansas Water Office Begins Regional Planning Meetings


Scott City, KS (westernkansasnews.com) The Kansas Water Office is touring the state and getting local input to devise 14 regional plans for water usage and maintaining its viability. Yesterday they stopped in Scott City where Kyle Spencer of the Groundwater Management District thought they received good input.

 

kwo reg planning meeting one

Assistant Director of the Kansas Water Office Susan Metzger wants these local plans to enhance what’s already in place with the water vision.

kwo regional planning meeting two

The Scott City meeting focused on the Upper Smokey Hill plan. What if the water plans compete with each other or do not mesh with the statewide vision established in November. KWO Assistant Director Susan Metzger is not worried.

Other scheduled meetings…

Tuesday, March 10
· Great Bend Prairie
Larned, KS – 7 p.m., J A Haas Building, 400 E. 18th Street

Thursday, March 12
· Upper Arkansas
Garden City, KS – 6 p.m., Finney County Fairgrounds, 209 Lake Avenue

Monday, March 30
· Red Hills
Medicine Lodge –7 p.m., Jr./Sr. High School Gym, 400 W El Dorado Ave

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