Water Articles

The latest articles related to Water from Kansas Farm Bureau.




Governor's Water Conference set for November


Kansas Farm Bureau helps sponsor this key conference on the future of water in Kansas.

 Upper Arkansas River Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program 2016 Report


The 2016 Annual Report from the Upper Arkansas River Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program

Long Term Water Vision Team will meet at Kansas Farm Bureau


The Coordinating Team, charged with implementing Phase 1 action items of the Vision, held the first of five public meetings on January 7, 2016. Next meetings are Mar. 10, May 12, Sept. 8, Oct. 6.

Obama vetoes WOTUS repeal


President Obama delivered an expected veto of a congressional resolution that would kill the administration's “waters of the United States” rule redefining the jurisdiction of the Clean Water Act.

KDA makes Quivira water right available, extends review period


The Kansas Department of Agriculture has made available online the water right file for Quivira National Wildlife Refuge.

KFB comments on proposed regulations for Wichita water


Kansas Farm Bureau (KFB) has concerns about KDA's proposed addition to modify regs concerning Wichita water availability

Schmidt asks Supreme Court to review EPA runoff rule


Kansas AG Derek Schmidt asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a lower court decision regarding EPA's efforts to dictate runoff.

Water Conservation Areas


With the passage of SB 156 during the 2015 Kansas Legislative session, Water Conservation Areas (WCA) became an option for individuals or groups considering implementation of voluntary, self-determined water management plans to help conserve water.

Federal Court orders Stay on Waters of the U.S. Rule


From AFBF: A federal court has ordered the EPA to stop enforcement nationwide of the Waters of the United States rule. The American Farm Bureau Federation is pleased the Sixth Circuit recognizes that this rule has serious flaws and cannot go forward until the courts have had an opportunity to understand its effect on farmers, ranchers and landowners of all kinds.