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Water Resources

2006 Session - June through December

The State Library of Kansas' Legislative Reference Section maintains a collection of clipped newspaper articles on topics relating to subjects pertinent to issues in Kansas state government. Below is a listing of clipped articles taken from several different newspapers relating to WATER RESOURCES, June through December, 2006.

The Clippings books are available for use in the library. You may photocopy articles from the books. If you have questions regarding this collection please feel free to contact State Library staff. Contact information is found at the top and bottom of this page.

The Clippings List is generally arranged chronologically through the year.

Each article cited contains the following information:

Author of article (if any is present)
Title of Article
Newspaper title and date of issue


ARTICLES ON WATER RESOURCES, June through January, 2006


Wildlife and Parks
Four ramped access points to Kansas River added
Lawrence Journal World, 6/5/2006


Ann Marie Bush
Kickapoos hope lawsuit will bring about reservoir
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/16/2006


David Klepper
Water miseries spur tribe's suit
Kansas City Star, 6/16/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jennifer Torrens
Reservoir prime for residential development
Emporia Gazette, 6/19/2006


Mark Scott
A reservoir of demand for resort facilities
Manhattan Mercury, 6/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Adios, La Nina. Hola rainfall?
Lawrence Journal World, 6/28/2006


John Hanna
Kline: Colorado pays $1.1 million to cover water lawsuit expenses
Lawrence Journal World, 7/1/2006


Amy Bickel
Kanopolis struggles with low lake level
Hutchinson News, 7/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


Mike Sherry
A perilous place to play, navigate
Kansas City Star, 7/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


John D. Montgomery
Can't-opolis [opinion & editorial]
Hays Daily News, 7/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Duane Schrag
H2O to go?
Salina Journal, 7/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Duane Schrag
Water rights awarded carefully
Salina Journal, 7/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal
Mayor recommends three for riverfront authority
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/11/2006


Mark Scott
State maps its Rocky Ford plan
Manhattan Mercury, 7/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Mike Corn
State announces release
Hays Daily News, 7/20/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tom Bell
Where's the call to save water? [editorial]
Salina Journal, 7/21/2006 [Newsbank article]


Mike Corn
Water begins flowing
Hays Daily News, 7/27/2006 [Newsbank article]


Mike Corn
Officials monitoring release from northwest Kansas reservoir
Hays Daily News, 7/27/2006 [Newsbank article]


Amy Bickel
Drought, other issues focus of water conference
Hutchinson News, 7/30/2006 [Newsbank article]


Amy Bickel
A river barely runs through it
Hutchinson News, 8/4/2006 [Newsbank article]


Robert Pore
Overuse and climate threaten aquifer
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/6/2006


Water conservation is a top concern
Kansas City Star, 8/6/2006 [Newsbank article]


Mike Corn
Water congress meeting this week
Hays Daily News, 8/6/2006 [Newsbank article]


Amy Bickel
Drought leaves Kanopolis Lake high and dry
Hutchinson News, 8/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Bob Hooper
Yoo hoo, are you the public? [opinion]
Hays Daily News, 8/13/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tom Bell
Water commands attention [editorial]
Salina Journal, 8/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


Duane Schrag
Kanopolis water may soon be divvied up
Salina Journal, 8/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Duane Schrag
Salina may be forced to buy water in future
Salina Journal, 8/20/2006 [Newsbank article]


Will Manly
Kanopolis holds allure for Russell
Hays Daily News, 8/20/2006 [Newsbank article]


Mike Corn
Polling the water issue
Hays Daily News, 8/20/2006 [Newsbank article]


Darrin Stineman
Wet & wonderful
Salina Journal, 8/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Michael Pearce
Wetland again
Wichita Eagle, 8/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Will Klusener
County cuts deal with Sager Trust
Manhattan Mercury, 8/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


Amy Bickel
Rains give new life to Ark River
Hutchinson News, 8/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


Randy Scholfield
Parched save Kansas' most vital resource: water
Wichita Eagle, 8/27/2006 [Newsbank article]


Randy Scholfield
Secure ensure water resources
Wichita Eagle, 8/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Michael Hooper
State lake situation 'awfully dry'
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/29/2006


Bill Blankenship
State wading into debate
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/30/2006


Bill Blankenship
Modern-Day water war a drain on Perry Lake
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/31/2006


Amy Bickel
Making the best of a bad situation
Hutchinson News, 9/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


Amy Bickel
Drop in Cedar Bluff Reservoir raises concerns
Hutchinson News, 9/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
Feds to end drain on lake
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/2/2006


Jim Sullinger
Lake levels frustrate boaters
Kansas City Star, 9/3/2006


Staff Reports
Corps promises to keep its hands off Tuttle water
Manhattan Mercury, 9/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Duane Schrag
Discharge orders? State plans to ask for reduction in minimum release from lake
Salina Journal, 9/9/2006


Duane Schrag
Irrigation once considered use for Kanopolis
Salina Journal, 9/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
More water battles looming
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/20/2006


Randall W. Weller
We're squandering our water
Salina Journal, 9/16/2006 [Newsbank article]


Our view fight for our rights
Junction City Daily Union, 9/17/2006


Duane Schrag
Ethanol plans will tax limited water supply
Salina Journal, 9/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


David Clouston
Conserving water
Salina Journal, 9/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Darrin Stineman
City's water warning to remain
Salina Journal, 9/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Virginia B. Beamer
Legislator wonders what's wrong with picture [reader forum]
Hays Daily News, 9/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


Duane Schrag
Smoky's low flow takes toll
Salina Journal, 10/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


Amy Bickel
Kanopolis Lake feels pinch from drought
Hutchinson News, 10/5/2006


Mike Corn
Water district members will discuss future plans
Hays Daily News, 10/5/2006


Mike Corn
Hays gets permission to move wells
Hays Daily News, 10/5/2006


Randy Scholfield
Recharged Wichita's future tied to Equus Beds
Wichita Eagle, 10/6/2006 [Newsbank article]


Patrick Lowry
Keep it alive [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 10/6/2006 [Newsbank article]


Dredging offer is attractive
Olathe Daily News, 10/11/2006


Jeff Head
Don't let sprawl overtake Kansas reservoirs
Manhattan Mercury, 10/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Water crisis demands attention
Lawrence Journal World, 10/15/2006


J-W Editorial
Dwindling water [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 10/19/2006


Associated Press
Water official: Kansas wants what it's owed
Salina Journal, 10/23/2006


Scott Bershof
Reservoir project could cost more than estimated
Garden City Telegram, 10/24/2006


Heather Hollingsworth
Ogallala detailed in new map
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/10/2006


Beccy Tanner
Kansas' wetlands get nation's attention
Wichita Eagle, 11/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Duane Schrag
Fading flow
Salina Journal, 11/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


Duane Schrag
State stops Kanopolis sign-ups
Salina Journal, 11/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


Duane Schrag
Officials discuss Kanopolis Lake's low level
Salina Journal, 11/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Darrin Stineman
Group plans rally against electric plant
Salina Journal, 11/21/2006 [Newsbank article]


New Staff
HorseThief Reservoir's cost tops $15 million
Hutchinson News, 11/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ron Knox
Court filings shed light on reservoir for Kickapoo
Lawrence Journal World, 11/26/2006


Darrin Stineman
Energized to oppose power plant; resolution fails
Salina Journal, 11/27/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Kickapoo tribe plans to engage in court fight for more water
Hutchinson News, 11/28/2006


Amy Bickel
Water's value drying up
Hutchinson News, 11/29/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Vandenack
Plants' water use worries residents
Hutchinson News, 11/30/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Water rights in demand
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/1/2006


Editorial Board
Conserving groundwater
Hutchinson News, 12/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


Amy Bickel
Equus hires manager
Hutchinson News, 12/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


Bill Hummell
Reservoir repairs would be costly
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/13/2006


Nate Jenkins
Farmers angry with water deal
Salina Journal, 12/16/2006


Roxana Hegeman
Drought outlook bleak
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/16/2006


Scott Rothschild
Project uses echo sounding to gauge depth of sediment
Lawrence Journal World, 12/17/2006


Steve Lynn
Topeka dredger hopes to work the Kansas river again after getting booted twice
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/17/2006


Nate Jenkins
Nebraska farmers want water to flow
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/17/2006


Associated Press
Study to look at silt filling lakes, reservoirs
Emporia Gazette, 12/18/2006


Associated Press
Study to look at silt filling state lakes, reservoirs
Hutchinson News, 12/18/2006


Associated Press
Study to examine silt filling lakes
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/18/2006


Michael Pearce
Mussels infest lake in Winfield
Wichita Eagle, 12/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Amy Bickel
Four file to run for Equus Bed board
Hutchinson News, 12/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Zebra mussels infest lake
Lawrence Journal World, 12/24/2006


Wildlife and Parks
Zebra mussels found at Winfield City Lake
Lawrence Journal World, 12/24/2006


Associated Press
Zebra mussels infest second Kansas lake
Hutchinson News, 12/24/2006


Mike Corn
Drought holds sway over northwest Kansas
Hays Daily News, 12/25/2006


Duane Schrag
Drought' misused during dry spell
Olathe Daily News, 12/26/2006


Brad Cooper
Landfill operator is fined by state
Kansas City Star, 12/29/2006 [Newsbank article]


Staff and Wire Reports
Trickle down effect barge traffic not saved by Kansas
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/29/2006


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