Lower Republican Special Irrigation District Meeting in Concordia
December 5, 10 a.m., at Cloud County Community College
The Kansas Water Office will host an organizational meeting for the Lower Republican Special Irrigation District at 10 a.m., on Monday, December 5 in the Cook Theater on the Cloud County Community College Campus, 2221 Campus Drive in Concordia, Kansas.
The recent changes to the Republican River Compact have made the possibility of surplus water stored in Harlan County Reservoir to be released for Kansas irrigation. The meeting is open to the public and will provide information for landowners affected by Minimum Desirable Streamflow (MDS) in Clay, Cloud and Republic counties. For more information call (785) 296-3185 or email Kirk.Tjelmeland@kwo.ks.gov.
If accommodations are needed for a person with disabilities, please notify the Kansas Water Office at 900 SW Jackson Street, Suite 404, Topeka, KS 66611-1249 or call (785) 296-3185 at least five working days prior to the meeting.
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. KWO also reviews all water laws and makes recommendations to the Governor and Legislature for needed legislation.