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Water Resources

2006 Session - January through May

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 AGING, 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


Mike Belt
Advisory leads to run on water
Lawrence Journal World, 1/5/2006

Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 1/11/2006

Fishing for water quality
Wichita Eagle, 1/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

Sarah Kessinger
Water Congress pushes conservation bill
Hutchinson News, 1/11/2006

J-W Staff Reports
Certain fish from river remain unsafe to eat
Lawrence Journal World, 1/12/2006

Associated Press
Report: River water safe
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/19/2006

Dan Johnson
Water a critical issue
Hays Daily News, 1/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
States to discuss use of river water
Manhattan Mercury, 1/25/2006

Officials to discuss water deal
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/26/2006

John Milburn
Kansas, Nebraska officials discuss Republican River issues
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/27/2006

Tim Unruh
Kansas, Nebraska officials look to avoid a new legal water fight
Salina Journal, 1/27/2006

Mike Corn
Wellfield reconfiguration will go to hearing
Hays Daily News, 1/31/2006 [Newsbank article]

Garance Burke
Water worries
Salina Journal, 2/2/2006

Associated Press
What is a water right, and why does it matter?
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/2/2006

Mark McCormick
Instead of what if, look at right now
Wichita Eagle, 2/3/2006 [Newsbank article]

Garance Burke
As aquifer dries, 'water is like gold'
Wichita Eagle, 2/6/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Winter or no, drought alerts saturate Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 2/9/2006 [Newsbank article]

Steve Cadue
Kickapoos need project [letter to the editor]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/11/2006

The News Staff
Geological survey shows decrease in groundwater level
Hutchinson News, 2/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

Garance Burke
Underground water disappearing
Hutchinson News, 2/12/2006

Amy Bickel
Equus bed board to address $2.5M salt contamination clean up project
Hutchinson News, 2/13/2006 [Newsbank article]

LeRoy Wilson
Farmers adjust to dwindling aquifer levels
Garden City Telegram, 2/15/2006

Chris Green
State, groups disagree on dam safety
Hutchinson News, 2/17/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chris Green
Dam safety rules debated
Parsons Sun, 2/17/2006

Nelson Lampe
Bostwick optimistic about water talks
Junction City Daily Globe, 2/20/2006

Tim Hrenchir
Builders could face fines
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/21/2006

Randy Scholfield
The pits get to bottom of Equus Beds risk
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/21/2006

Mark Scott
State may lease Rocky Ford water
Manhattan Mercury, 2/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

Duane Schrag
Is threat to water wells more urgent?
Salina Journal, 2/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

Amy Bickel
Farmers make changes as water levels fall
Hutchinson News, 2/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chris Green
Dam bill coming up for debate
Salina Journal, 2/23/2006

Amy Bickel
Farmers make changes as water levels fall
Salina Journal, 2/23/2006 [Newsbank article]

Sarah Kessinger
Irrigation bill seeks to save groundwater
Hutchinson News, 2/24/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chris Green
Bill would loosen dam regulations
Garden City Telegram, 2/24/2006

Sarah Kessinger
Bill seeks to conserve ground water
Garden City Telegram, 2/24/2006

Chris Green
Proposal addresses dam repairs
Salina Journal, 2/24/2006 [Newsbank article]

Sarah Kessinger
Irrigation bill seeks to conserve groundwater
Hays Daily News, 2/24/2006 [Newsbank article]

Sarah Kessinger
House passes conservation bill
Salina Journal, 2/24/2006 [Newsbank article]

Leading the way to eradicate salt cedar
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/24/2006

Bob Hooper
Willie Sprinkle and the people's water
Hays Daily News, 2/26/2006 [Newsbank article]

David Clouston
Water district, rural developers at odds
Salina Journal, 3/2/2006 [Newsbank article]

Sarah Kessinger
Cedar Bluff advocates want new water law
Hutchinson News, 3/9/2006 [Newsbank article]

Mike Corn
Cedar Bluff bill unlikely to pass
Hays Daily News, 3/9/2006

John Green
State's groundwater directors face challenges
Hutchinson News, 3/12/2006 [Newsbank article]

The News Staff
Manager job topic of meeting
Hutchinson News, 3/12/2006 [Newsbank article]

Amy Bickel
Construction on Wichita recharge project begins
Hutchinson News, 3/15/2006 [Newsbank article]

John D. Montgomery
Cedar Bluff bill [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 3/15/2006 [Newsbank article]

Bostwick Irrigation District votes to send water to Kansas
Garden City Telegram, 3/16/2006

John D. Montgomery
Gauge legislation [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 3/24/2006 [Newsbank article]

Mike Belt
Lone Star Lake sewage issue looms
Lawrence Journal World, 3/27/2006

Amy Bickel
Haskell Co. farmer challenges water law
Hutchinson News, 3/30/2006

Phillis Jacobs Griekspoor
Sebelius addresses statewide water concerns
Wichita Eagle, 3/30/2006

Amy Bickel
Regulators try to save Ark River despite low water flow
Hutchinson News, 3/30/2006 [Newsbank article]

Sebelius calls for water conservation, funding
Lawrence Journal World, 3/31/2006

Associated Press
Sebelius calls for water conservation funding
Hutchinson News, 3/31/2006

Sarah Kessinger
Cedar Bluff stream gauge bill advances
Garden City Telegram, 4/1/2006

Manhattan Mercury
On Cedar Bluff reservoir [editorial]
Chanute Tribune, 4/1/2006 [Newsbank article]

Sarah Kessinger
Stream gauge bill advances
Hays Daily News, 4/2/2006

Darrin Stineman
City tells corps it wants action
Salina Journal, 4/4/2006

John Hanna
Kline says legal expenses from water lawsuits won't disappear
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/6/2006

John Hanna
Kline: Expenses from water lawsuits will remain
Hutchinson News, 4/6/2006

Tim Austin
Water wait [letter to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 4/7/2006 [Newsbank article]

Richard Luken
Costly plan for lagoons is detailed
Iola Register, 4/20/2006

Mark Wiebe
You'll pay more for BPU water
Kansas City Star, 4/26/2006

John D. Montgomery
Colorado water [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 4/27/2006 [Newsbank article]

Pete Letheby
Why tolerate misuse of water?
Salina Journal, 4/30/2006 [Newsbank article]

News Staff
Groundwater district board to discuss manager's job
Hutchinson News, 5/8/2006 [Newsbank article]

Hays Daily News
Managing water in Western Kansas [letter to the editor]
Junction City Daily Union, 5/8/2006

John Green
Officials want to speed water cleanup
Hutchinson News, 5/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

Sarah Kessinger
Program aims at cutting water use
Hutchinson News, 5/14/2006 [Newsbank article]

John D. Montgomery
Hays water [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 5/17/2006 [Newsbank article]

The Capital-Journal
Repairs to dam head agenda
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/21/2006

Chad Lawhorn
Large water bills loom
Lawrence Journal World, 5/30/2006

Steve Cadue
Tribe still fighting
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/31/2006 [Newsbank article]

Dan Voorhis
Study: Homes, resort viable at El Dorado Lake
Wichita Eagle, 5/31/2006 [Newsbank article]



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