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Kansas Water Vision Drafted
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Jul 3, 2014 09:21 AM CDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (DTN) -- The first draft of Gov. Sam Brownback's "50-Year Vision for the Future of Water in Kansas" is out and awaiting a grade from the residents of the Sunflower state.

The draft represents input from hundreds of meetings over the past six months with more than 9,000 stakeholders across the state, from farmers and residents to ethanol plants and utility company representatives.

The document is the result of an initiative launched by Brownback in October 2013 to establish steps for preserving the state's endangered water supplies, with priority placed on the declining Ogallala Aquifer and over-silted federal ...

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