Kansas Water Authority

The Kansas Water Authority was established in 1981 within and as part of the Kansas Water Office. The KWA provides the leadership to ensure that water policies and programs address the needs of all Kansans. 

The KWA consists of 13 voting members who are appointed by the Governor or Legislative leadership. The remaining serve as ex-officio members. KWA is statutorily within and a part of the KWO. The KWA is responsible for advising the Governor, Legislature and Director of the Kansas Water Office on water policy issues and for approving the Kansas Water Plan, federal contracts, administration regulations and legislation proposed by the KWO. The KWA provides the leadership to ensure that water policies and programs address the needs of all Kansans. (KWA full membership map)  

Kansas Water Authority Responsibilities

As defined in Kansas Statute 74-2622, the responsibilities of the KWA are:

Meet the Members



KWA Meeting Materials

 Upcoming Meetings

Kansas Water Authority Meeting  - October 10, 2017

Meeting At A Glance

This meeting has been changed to a conference call.
*There will not be a meeting in McPherson*
The call will begin at 8:30 a.m.
To join the conference call you will need to dial 1-866-620-7326
when prompted enter code 8598036113.

There will also be a GoTo Meeting available to view the presentations
1.  Please join my meeting.


2.  Join the conference call:


Code: 8598036113

Meeting ID: 433-179-021

Meeting Materials

FY18 & FY19 Enhancement Description

RAC Presentations October Conference Call


Previous KWA Meeting Materials

Previous KWA Meeting Minutes

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