2018 Exclusive Sponsors

Black & Veatch

Burns & McDonnell

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock

2017 Governor's Water Conference

Conference Presentations & Information



Save the Date for 2019
The annual Governor’s Conference on the Future of Water in Kansas will be held November 7-8, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Wichita, Kansas. The conference brings together scientists, water managers, state and federal officials and legislators, city and county administrators, environmental organizations, irrigators and citizens who share an interest in Kansas water resources. 


2018 Governor's Conference Photo Contest

We had over 120 photos submitted this year showcasing all the beautiful waters around Kansas, and there were some truly amazing photos! The top 3 were chosen in each category and then displayed at the annual Governor's Conference for final voting. With over 600 people in attendance, the photos below were chosen as the winners.
Thank you to everyone who submitted photos. Please continue to follow our Facebook Page where we will be sharing some of the other photos that were submitted.

Congratulations to our top Winner in each category of the 2018 KWO Photo Contest!

Sunrises & Sunsets Category
Photographer: Bruce L Hogle
Location: Chase State Fishing Lake

Silky Dawn Chase State Fishing Lake

Creativity with Water Category
Photographer: Brad Schlegel
Location: Wichita, KS

Fall colored water drop


Grows on Water Category
Photographer: Chuck Gibson
Location: Jewell, KS

Backyard Visitor

Water At Play Category
Photographer: Chuck Gibson
Location: Waconda Lake - Glen Elder

Staying in Kansas Fishing

Lakes & Landscapes Category
Photographer: Bruce Hogle
Location: Chase State Fishing Lake

Lake on Fire

Youth Category
Photographer: Logan Hinkle
Location: Pittsburg, KS



2018 Sponsor List

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