Governor's Water Conference

Draft Agenda


Call for Abstracts

Photo Contest

Water Legacy Award and "Success Stories"

PDH Credits Sign Up

Planning is in full swing for the 2022 Governor's Conference on the Future of Water in Kansas! This year's conference will be in person at the Hilton Garden Inn in Manhattan, Kansas on November 16 & 17, 2022.

This is the 11th year for this exciting conference, which will highlight the latest policy and research developments of water issues in Kansas, as well as highlighting the updated Kansas Water Plan. It will attract hundreds of attendees, including state and Congressional legislators, state and federal officials, organizations, and citizens who share an avid interest in our state’s water resources.

Keep checking our website regularly for conference updates! 


Sponsor Information

Our sponsors are greatly appreciated! We couldn't offer this conference without your support! We have several different sponsorship options still available. Below is the link to the paper sponsorship form. If you'd like an invoice, please email kwo-info@kwo.ks.gov.
Thank you to all of our sponsors who have already donated to the 2022 conference!
We are excited to see you all in Manhattan this November!
Printable Paper Sponsorship Form


2022 Distinct Sponsor & Student Research Award Sponsor



2022 Exclusive Reception Sponsors

Hays, City of_Yellow


Black & Veatch


Burns & McDonnell



Hy-Plains Feedyard   
US Geological Survey
Kansas Forest Service 
Kansas Department of Health & Environment
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock
JEO Consulting Group, Inc.
Juniper Environmental
Kansas Agribusiness
Kansas Biological Survey
Kansas Corn
Kansas Grain & Feed Associataion
Ks. Dept. of Wildlife & Parks
Kansas Farm Bureau
Kansas Geological Survey   
Kansas Mesonet
Kansas Rural Water Association
Kansas Soybean Commission
Komet Irrigation Corp
Renew Kansas 
State Association of Kansas Watersheds
USDA-KS Farm Service Agency
City of Wichita


Adrian & Pankratz, P.A.
City of Garden City 
EBH & Associates 
Farmers National
Foulston Siefkin LLP
Kansas Association of Conservation Districts
Kansas Bankers Association
Kansas Dairy Association
Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission
Kansas Municipal Utilities
Nash Water Well Service
Professional Engineering Consultants

KWO Photo Contest

Winners of the 2021 Kansas Water Office Photo Contest
Thank you to all of those who submitted photos.

Grows on Water

The Calm before and after the Storm
Laura Krueger

Sunrise & Sunset

Abandoned Sunset
Dana Oswald

Creativity with Water

Falling into Winter
Dana Oswald

Water at Play

Kansas River Sandbar
Heather McClellan

Lakes & Landscapes

Frozen Tuttle
Sarah Ellerbeck

For 2021 Governor's Conference information, including presentations and the agenda, please click here.

For 2021 Student Posters please click here.
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