Achieve and maintain sustainable balance of groundwater withdrawals with annual recharge in the Equus Beds Aquifer by 2020. Implement and maintain watershed protection activities to maintain regional reservoir storage capacity for an additional 100, and develop a plan to manage and mitigate areas of groundwater contamination.
The Equus-Walnut Regional Goal Leadership Team recognizes that education at all levels is the highest priority for long-term success. Proper and adequate funding for educational resources is essential to ensure success in achieving the water supply goals for this region. An overarching goal is that every Kansan in the region should know the water resources in the region, the dangers potentially impacting the resource, and the value of and the actions necessary to protect it. The Goal Leadership Team supports promoting good stewardship, conservation, and improved efficiency, balanced with economic growth, as tools towards achieving the goals of the region.
The Equus-Walnut RAC consists of members representing all water users, including public water supply, municipal, agricultural, industrial, and the public at large. Click here for a full list of Equus-Walnut Regional Advisory Committee Membership.
The Equus-Walnut RAC has seven goals covering important issues and can be found in the complete Equus-Walnut Action Plan.
The Keeper of the Plains, one of Wichita's most recognizable landmarks, sits at the confluence of the Arkansas and Little Arkansas rivers.
Regional Planning Area located in South Central Kansas