KWA Water Policy Discussion
At its last meeting, the Chair of the Kansas Water Authority (KWA), Dawn Buehler, announced the KWA would host a water policy discussion on August 10 in Salina to gather information from a variety of water stakeholders on their views on water policy needs for the future of Kansas and their constituencies. Susan Metzger, Associate Director for Agriculture and Extension at KSU, will moderate.
A draft agenda for the meeting is available at: https://kwo.ks.gov/admin-pages/events-landing-page/2022/08/10/default-calendar/kansas-water-authority-meeting. It includes:
- 10:00 am Welcome, Meeting Purpose, and Introductions – Kansas Water Authority Chair Dawn Buehler
- 10:15 am Meeting Guidelines and Self Introductions
- 10:45 am Overview of Kansas Water Plan Priorities
- 11:00 am Funding Kansas Water Plan Priorities
- 12:15 pm Lunch
- 1:00 pm Organization and Structure to Address Kansas Water Plan Priorities
- 2:00 pm Open Discussion
- 2:45 pm Wrap Up
The facilitated discussion format of the day should lend itself to having opportunities to provide input throughout the day for those in attendance.
The meeting is open for anyone to attend. It will be held in-person only at: The College Conference Center Room, Kansas State University- Salina, Aerospace and Technology Campus, 2310 Centennial Road, Salina, KS.
While RSVPs are not required, it would be helpful for planning. RSVP to Matt.Unruh@kwo.ks.gov.
Regular KWA meeting, August 17, 2022, Manhattan
In addition to the Water Policy discussion noted above, the KWA will have its next regular meeting on August 17, 2022, starting at 9:00am, in Manhattan, Kansas. This in-person only meeting will be held in the Conference Room at the Kansas Department of Agriculture, located at 1320 Research Park Drive, Manhattan, KS 66502. Meeting details and materials will be posted as they become available at the following link: https://kwo.ks.gov/admin-pages/events-landing-page/2022/08/17/default-calendar/kansas-water-authority-meeting
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