Division of Water Resources

The Division of Water Resources administers 30 laws and responsibilities including the Kansas Water Appropriation Act which governs how water is allocated and used; statutes regulating the construction of dams, levees and other changes to streams; the state's four interstate river compacts; as well as coordinating the national flood insurance program in Kansas.

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Public Hearing Scheduled for Proposed Amendments to Regulations

A public hearing will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, to consider the adoption of proposed amendments to water regulations. The hearing will be held in the first floor meeting room 124 of the Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) building, 1320 Research Park Dr., Manhattan, Kan. Individuals wishing to participate by teleconference may go to the Garden City Field Office, 2508 Johns Street, Garden City, on the date and time of the public hearing.

A public hearing will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, to consider the adoption of proposed amendments to water regulations. The hearing will be held in the first floor meeting room 124 of the Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) building, 1320 Research Park Dr., Manhattan, Kan. Individuals wishing to participate by teleconference may go to the Garden City Field Office, 2508 Johns Street, Garden City, on the date and time of the public hearing.

Proposed amendments are under consideration for the following regulations: K.A.R. 5-21-3 (well spacing requirements within GMD 1) and K.A.R. 5-3-6a (sealing pumps).   

Individuals who have questions about the meeting should contact Ronda Hutton at KDA, 785-564-6715 for more information.

Persons who require special accommodations must make their needs known at least two days prior to the meeting.

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WHAT: Public hearing on proposed amendments to regulations on water issues

WHEN: 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016

WHERE:  Kansas Department of Agriculture, 1320 Research Park Dr., Manhattan, Kan.


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