Previous Issues of DWR Currents
December 29, 2010
For our final weekly e-newsletter of 2010, we have prepared a year-in-review edition highlighting the top stories of 2010.
December 22, 2010
Ark River Compact Admin. considers updates, KWA proposes 2011 legislation, meet the staff: Elizabeth Fitch
December 15, 2010
Public meetings on updating stream regs, western governors talk water, web updates: water appropriation rules/directions and parking/more
December 8, 2010
Drought worsens in Kansas, MDS administration ceased in Little Ark, new mailing addresses at two offices, partnership award for highway project
December 1, 2010
Public meetings on stream modification rules, Chad Voigt: new Water Structures manager, Matt Scherer to retire, Chief speaks to Nebraska irrigators, and more
November 23, 2010
Audit finds water agencies efficient, report: water problems affect 39 percent of world's businesses, meet the staff: Nila Denton
November 17, 2010
Case files: overpumping yields fines and suspension, drought in western Kansas, floodplain training opportunities
November 9, 2010
Water use low in 2009, states respond to Repub. R. arbitrator decisions, reservoir issues dominate Water Authority meeting, staff news: Megrail departing, Tietsort elected
November 4, 2010
Water conference: sustainability, completion and perfection notices, GMD 5 rules: end guns and check valves, GMD 2 rules: meters, Kansas gets drier
October 27, 2010
Hearing on GMD 5 regs, dry conditions west and east, winter outlook, photo contest winners
October 19, 2010
The three R's of flowmeters: repair-replace-report, meet the staff: Thom Makens
October 13, 2010
Arbitrator's decisions, Barfield elected, Hayzlett and Brenn appointed, western Kansas drier, more certified flowmeters
October 6, 2010
Feds to weigh-in on Republican River lawsuit, impairment regs adopted, more high-profile water permits, dam being removed in Gray County
September 27, 2010
New largest water permit, AG's determination about GMD mgmt plans, recreational diversions, web update: water for Sunflower Electric
September 22, 2010
GMD 5 regulations in process, Equus Beds model being developed, meet the staff: Andrew Lyon, web updates: statutes, meters, history of water laws
September 15, 2010
MDS on Little Ark, GMD 5 model, Lincoln Street Bridge and dam in Wichita, moisture improves in northeast Kansas
September 8, 2010
Lanterman appointed, Republican River meeting, FERC licenses Bowersock, more dry counties, web upgrades, chief tweets Sunflower Electric
September 2, 2010
LiDAR Improves Floodplain Mapping, July’s Global Average Land Temperature Hottest on Record, Web Updates
August 24, 2010
Group examines dam safety, GMD 5 gets a new manager, drought creeps into Kansas, meet the staff: Chelsea Juricek
August 17, 2010
Temp reg supports end gun removals in GMD 5, savings for flood-resilient communities, Corps releases water from Toronto and Fall River Lakes
August 10, 2010
2009 industrial water use lowest in 20 years, flex account deadline approaching, case files: end guns trigger problems
August 2, 2010
50th annual Republican River Compact meeting to be held August 12, geologic maps peel away the surface, KDA accepts credit card payments, meet summer intern Jessica Darrah
July 27, 2010
Kansas' reply in Republican River lawsuit, keeping hogs and meters separated, staff news: Judd joins DWR
July 20, 2010
Ark River compact call ends, case files: the backwards meter, meet the staff: Jim Bagley
July 13, 2010
NE & CO respond to Repub. R. lawsuit, CO releases water to SF Repub. R., GMDs win conservation grants, essay examines Kansas water use history
July 6, 2010
New permits for Hutchinson, investigation of domestic impairment, Mission Lake dredging
June 29, 2010
DWR inspects dry-up tracts in Colorado, HorseThief Reservoir half-full, heavy rains and flooding in parts of Kansas
June 21, 2010
Republican River public radio series, Kansas calls for release from John Martin Reservoir, Meet the Staff: Jeff Lanterman
June 14, 2010
Restrictions at Stevens Co. impairment site, data posted for project areas, Water Office's new publication, Reclamation call's Neb's plan inadequate
June 7, 2010
Stream gages to be discontinued, field conference in Neosho and Verdigris basins, 75 years since 1935 flood, disposal denied in Ozark aquifer
June 1, 2010
Floodplain team developing strategic plan, Katie Tietsort named employee of the quarter
May 25, 2010
Big Blue River Compact comity, Water Authority meeting, please make appointments to visit field offices, DWR floodplain team participates in national conference
May 18, 2010
Regulations update, western states water workshop, water exhibit at Topeka library, Lake McKinney about half full, meet the staff: Mike Meyer
May 10, 2010
Republican River lawsuit, PWWSD 25 permits, John Redmond Lake lowered, Higgins hired
May 3, 2010
Annual field summaries posted for three subbasins, chief supports Bostwick grant proposal, severe storm temporarily elevated flow in Ark River, NRCS celebrates 75 years
April 27, 2010
DWR regulations update and water flowmeter test stand to be relocated or sold
April 19, 2010
DWR at 3i Show, floodplain mapping contractors selected, meet the staff: Scott Ross, staff news: Jessica Ebert
April 13, 2010
Hearings on rule changes, GMD 1 moratorium, yard watering restrictions in Hays, index wells, Ark River flow ceased at Garden City, legislative updates
April 6, 2010
New arbitration over Republican River disputes, water use data entry milestone, High Plains aquifer levels, legislative updates, DWR mission, web updates
March 30, 2010
Chief Engineer meets with GMD 1 Board, April 7 public hearings on Water Appropriation rule changes, federal appointments requested for compact commission, more.
March 23, 2010
Articles on K-18 Highway permits, meter summit, legislative updates, meet the staff: Katie Tietsort.
March 15, 2010
Articles on horizontal collector wells, new DWR history website, legislative update.
March 8, 2010
Articles on Severe Weather Awareness Week, floodplain model, legislative matters, Currents survey results.
March 1, 2010
Articles floodplain management training opportunities, Ark River flowing at Garden City, water legislation update.
February 23, 2010
Articles on a new surface water decision support tool, legislative updates and staff news.
February 15, 2010
Articles on water use reporting, legislation, reservoir ops plan, dam conference and chief tweets.
February 8, 2010
Articles on the Arkansas Compact meeting, legislative issues and DWR outreach via meetings.
February 1, 2010
Articles on the conservation use water rights bill, proposed changes to water appropriation regulations, and information about the upcoming dam safety conference.
January 25, 2010
Legislative concerns, an Australian visitor and groundwater depletion are the featured topics this week.
January 18, 2010
This week meter orders and web conferencing are featured in the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Division of Water Resources electronic newsletter, DWR Currents.
January 11, 2010
This week dam safety inspections and stream mitigation are featured in the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Division of Water Resources electronic newsletter, DWR Currents.
January 4, 2010
This week water use reports and minimum desired streamflows are featured in the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Division of Water Resources electronic newsletter, DWR Currents.
December 28, 2009
This week we review the past events and activities of 2009. The Division of Water Resources wishes everyone a happy and prosperous new year!
December 21, 2009
This week, streamgages and the Clean Water Restoration Act are featured in the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Division of Water Resources electronic newsletter, DWR Currents.
Dec 14, 2009
This week, the Ozark Aquifer and Arkansas River meetings are featured in the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Division of Water Resources electronic newsletter, DWR Currents.
Dec 7, 2009
This week, the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Division of Water Resources will begin issuing a weekly edition of its electronic newsletter, DWR Currents.
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