FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 25, 2018
Contact: Katie Patterson-Ingels, 785-296-3185
Seeking Nominations for Kansas Water Legacy and “Be the Vision”
Professional Abstracts, Student Posters and Photo Contest entries also being sought
The Kansas Water Office (KWO) is accepting nominations for the Water Legacy Award as well as the “Be the Vision” to be presented at the Governor’s Conference on the Future of Water in Kansas November 13-14, 2018 in Manhattan, Kansas.
The Water Legacy Award recipient will be selected based on significant contributions and lasting impacts on the future of water in the state. Past recipients of the award include Wayne Bossert in 2015, Joe Harkins in 2016 and Pat Sauble in 2017.
“Be the Vision” recipients, which can be individuals, municipalities, companies or organizations, will be selected as an entity or individual taking extraordinary measures to conserve, reuse or adopt better practices to help ensure the future of our state’s water resources.
In addition to these awards, professional abstracts, student poster research and photo contest entries are being accepted. Each of these will be part of the upcoming conference.
For more information to register for the conference or about each of these nominations and deadlines, please visit www.kwo.ks.gov.
The Governor’s Conference on the Future of Water in Kansas is hosted by the KWO, K-State /Kansas Water Resource Institute. Major sponsors for the event include Black & Veatch, Burns & McDonnell and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock.
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