Last week, several local businesses hosted a “Future of Water in Kansas” meeting at Cowley College’s Wright Room.
The meeting featured two keynote speakers… Tracy Streeter, who is the director of the Kansas Water Office, and Jackie McClaskey, the secretary of the Kansas Department of Agriculture. More than 40 people showed up to learn more about the future of the Kansas water supply.
In 2013, Gov. Sam Brownback saw a need for water conservation and management in Kansas. The development of the plan has been in works since October 2013.
This month, the plan was presented at the Governor’s Water Conference.
The entire project will require the issuing of $20 million worth of bonds.
More information about the Vision for the Future of Water Supply in Kansas can be found online at www.arkcity.net