Water conference to focus on Kansas water vision plan

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The Governor’s Water Conference next month aims to focus on implementation of the Kansas water vision plan.

The two-day event begins Nov. 18 at the Hilton Garden Inn and Conference Center in Manhattan.

Other major topics slated for discussion include the development of additional water supplies for rural communities. Also up for discussion is how to help the public understand water issues and the value of conservation.

Kansas State Water Office Director Tracy Streeter notes the water vision and recording breaking drought in recent years. He says there is no better time to focus attention in to the state’s water needs and the role water plays in growing the economy.

The deadline for registration is Nov. 2.

 

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