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Reports & Publications

The Kansas Water Office prepares reports to inform the Governor, Kansas Legislators, government officials, and the citizens of Kansas of the status of water policy, programs and water issues in Kansas.

DROUGHT

  • Kansas Drought Operations Plan - Governor's Drought Team - Executive Order No. 12-09 pdf image  - This operations plan is intended to provide the Governor's Drought Team with an effective and systematic means of monitoring drought conditions and implementing appropriate response actions to limit the adverse impacts of drought.
  • Drought Report - The Kansas Water Office has the statutory responsibility to monitor conditions and inform the Governor when drought conditions are present in the state.

KANSAS WATER AUTHORITY/BASIN ADVISORY COMMITTEES

KANSAS WATER PLAN

  • Kansas Water Plan - 2009 - The Kansas Water Plan is used by the State of Kansas to coordinate the management, conservation and development of the water resources of the state. It contains recommendations on how the state can best achieve the proper use and control of water resources. The Kansas Water Authority approved the Update of the 2009 Kansas Water Plan on January 29, 2009.
  • Kansas Water Plan State Water Plan Funded Programs Accomplishment Report - 2012 - This report provides an update of programs and projects that receive funding from the State Water Plan Fund.
  • Programs Manual - 2009 - This manual is a guide to state and federal agencies, programs, program descriptions, the underlying authorities for the programs and contact information.

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

  • Legislative Update - The KWO Legislative Update is intended to keep persons interested in water issues apprised of legislation and associated legislative actions that pertain to these matters.

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RESERVOIRS

STREAM/RIPARIAN

WATER CONSERVATION/WATER USE

WATER MARKETING/PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY