World Water Day-Press Release

Mar 22, 2018, 13:15 PM by Tammy Matchett

 

Meeting Notice:                                                                 

March 22, 2018                                                          

For More Information:

Katie Patterson-Ingels

(785) 296-3185, katie.ingels@kwo.ks.gov                                                                                        

Kansas Celebrates Water in Observance of World Water Day

Valuing Kansas’ Most Fundamental Resource

 

Today the Kansas Water Office (KWO) along with the Kansas Department of Agriculture, Kansas Department of Health and Environment and Kansas Department of Wildlife Parks and Tourism as cohosts celebrated Kansas Water Day at the State Capitol in Topeka in observance of World Water Day.  

A proclamation was also signed Monday declaring today as Kansas Water Day. Agencies and partners shared with legislators and others in the Capitol information about the different water resources and management of it throughout the state. 

While Kansas depends on both ground and surface water supplies, the future of Kansas’ growth and prosperity depends on this vital resource. Kansans all across the state were instrumental in developing the Long-Term Vision for the Future of Water in Kansas, and we encourage everyone to continue to act on a shared commitment to have the water resources necessary to support the state’s social, economic and natural resource needs for current and future generations.

 

Note to Editor: The Americans with Disabilities Act, (42 U.S.C. 12101) requires the Kansas Water Office to print the reasonable accommodations messages.

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As the state’s water office, KWO conducts water planning, policy coordination and water marketing as well as facilitates public input throughout the state.

The agency prepares the KANSAS WATER PLAN, a plan for water resources development, management and conservation.

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