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Vision conference underscores water issues; Hays new water to be drawn from Great Bend Prairie aquif

The Great Bend Prairie aquifer covers a 5,400-square-mile area in south-central Kansas, including all of Kiowa, Kingman, Pratt and Stafford counties, and parts of Barber, Barton, Edwards, Pawnee, Reno and Rice counties.

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Monday morning, Barton County Extension Agent Alicia Boor traveled to Hays’ Sternberg Museum to attend one of several conferences being held across the state to discuss the future of water in Kansas.  At stake, according to Susan Metzger, Chief of Planning and Policy at the Kansas Water Office and Vision team leader, is the future of agriculture and economic development throughout the state.  
“The fact that the governor is looking towards the future and seeking citizen input to formulate a water plan is a good thing,” Boor said.  “ It drives home the point that water should be kept at the ...

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