A huge thank you to all who supported, presented and attended the Governor's Water Conference! 

Save the Date now for November 9-10, 2020


The Kansas Water Office is excited to announce the annual Governor’s Conference on the Future of Water in Kansas will be November 7-8, 2019 at a NEW LOCATION, the Hyatt Regency in Wichita, Kansas. This is the eighth year for the conference and it will include a Welcome Event and early registration Wednesday evening, November 6 as well as breakout sessions on the first day of the conference. The conference will likely attract 700 attendees, including state and Congressional legislators, state and federal officials, organizations and citizens who share an avid interest in our state’s water resources.

The event will highlight updates to the Kansas Water Vision and its integration with the Kansas Water Plan. It will also include the latest policy and research developments of water issues in Kansas. The preliminary conference topics could include:

  • Sustainability across the supply chain
  • Flooding Impacts
  • Groundwater Quality & The Arbuckle
  • Reservoir Sediment Management

We hope you will mark your calendar and make plans to attend this exciting event.

2019 Exclusive Reception Sponsors

Black & Veatch

Burns & McDonnell

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock

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Conestoga Energy Partners LLC
Hy-Plains Feedyard, LLC
Kansas Rural Water Association
K-State Research & Extension/
Kansas Water Research Institute

pirit AeroSystems
The Nature Conservancy
U.S. Geological Survey


City of Wichita
iSi Environmental
Kansas Biological Survey
Kansas Corn
Kansas Department of Commerce
Kansas Department of Health & Environment
Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism
Kansas Farm Bureau
Kansas Forest Service
Kansas Geological Survey
Kansas Mesonet
Kansas Soybean Commission
Komet Irrigation Corp
Ogallala Water Coordinated Ag Project
Servi Tech



Adrian & Pankratz, P.A
Ducks Unlimited
EBH & Associates
Farmers National
Juniper Environmental, LLC
Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association
Kansas Association of Conservation Districts
Kansas Bankers Association
Kansas Dairy Commission/Association
Kansas Department of Agriculture
Kansas Grain & Feed Association
Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission
Kansas Groundwater Association
Kansas Livestock Association
Kansas Municipal Utilities
LRE Water
League of Kansas Municipalities
Professional Engineering Consultants
Renew Kansas
State Association of Kansas Watersheds
Sunflower Electric Power Corp

Sponsor Information

Registration for sponsors is now open! Please click the link below to register at the level you sponsored. 

Exclusive Sponsor Registration
Platinum Sponsor Registration
Gold Sponsor Registration
Silver Sponsor Registration

Your commitment as a sponsor ensures this annual Governor’s Conference on the Future of Water in Kansas is a success – setting the precedence for future years. The feedback we receive each year is very positive. When asked in the follow-up survey if attendees would attend the conference again, the response was “Yes” by 98 percent. 

                            * New for sponsors this year is the option to submit sponsorship payment online *                          
                        Please see the link HERE if you wish to use this option

There is a variety of contribution amounts and all levels provide recognition of your sponsorship. The Social Reception will be held the evening of November 7. Sponsorship of this Reception is the top Exclusive sponsorship opportunity available and provides an excellent way to feature your role in water resources in our state. The Exclusive sponsorship is limited to four sponsors on the first come, first serve basis. Please see all of our available sponsorship  options under the Sponsor Form.  

Note - The Welcome Event Sponsor will be the first two sponsors who commit to the Platinum level. There are also dessert bar and snack sponsorship opportunities for Platinum sponsors.

For 2018 Governor's Conference information including presentations and the agenda please click here

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900 SW Jackson Street
Suite 404
Topeka, Kansas 66612
Phone: 785-296-3185
Fax: 785-296-0878
Toll Free: 1-888-526-9283
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