Upper Republican Regional Advisory Committee

Map of Upper Republican RAC Boundaries

Current Focus Area

Support the implementation of the Groundwater Management District No.4's Local Enhanced Management Area Plan through increased education of all water users as well as increase the utilization of water conservation technology practices.

About the RAC

RAC Planner: Richard Rockel - richard.rockel@kwo.ks.gov

The Upper Republican RAC has members representing a wide variety of water users, including industry and commerce, groundwater management, local government, conservation and environment, agriculture, public water supply, and the general public. Click here to review the full list of Upper Republican Regional Advisory Committee Membership

The Upper Republican RAC has five goals to address water supply issues in the region. Click here to read the full Upper Republican Action Plan.

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Quick Facts

Located in northwest Kansas, the region overlays the Ogallala aquifer.

  • Size: 7,342 sq miles
  • Precipitation: 17-22 inches yearly W-E
  • Water Supply & Usage: Highest User - Irrigation 98%

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