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During the development of the Long-Term Vision for the Future of Water Supply in Kansas (the Vision), four themes emerged; Water Conservation, Water Management, Technology and Crop Variety and Additional Sources of Supply. These themes and the strategies within them are carried through to the current water planning process. Projects are divided into these categories, which cover both statewide and region-specific initiatives.

Water Conservation

South Fork Republican River Basin Projects
Kansas Reservoir Protection Initiative
Drought Simulation Exercises
Lower Republican River Projects
Milford Lake Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP)
Sheridan 6 LEMA Economic Analysis
Sediment Monitoring Strategy
USDA Crop Insurance - Limited Irrigation
Water Conservation Project Fund
Wetland Program Contract
Streambank Stabilization Projects

Water Management

Kansas River Reservoirs Flood and Sediment Study
Lower Smoky Access District
Kansas River Water Quality
Public Water Supply System Portal

Technology & Crop Varieties

Groundwater Model Maintenance Program/GMD 2/Equus Beds Model
Index Well Program
Irrigation Technology/Economic Research
Stream Gaging Network
Water Research Coordination Workgroup
Water Technology Farms

Additional Source of Supply

Equus Beds Chloride Plume Project
John Redmond Dredging
Kanopolis Reallocation
Low Quality Water Inventory
Melvern Reallocation & Pomona, Melvern, Hillsdale Minimum Releases
Playa Lake Recharge Evaluation
Produced Water Evaluation
Tuttle Creek Sediment Studies
Water Injection Dredging (WID) Study & Demonstration at Tuttle Creek Lake
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