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Water Resources

2008 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 WATER RESOURCES, January through May, 2008.

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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

January through May, 2008

Expanding CREP
Hutchinson News, 1/6/2008 [Newsbank article]

Stephanie Farley
Ulysses' water attraction project is making progress
Garden City Telegram, 1/10/2008
The News, Briefly
Water, sewer grants
Emporia Gazette, 1/17/2008
Jeannine Koranda
Water authority pushes for Equus project
Wichita Eagle, 1/18/2008 [Newsbank article]
Chad Lawhorn
Mega-water district putting Kaw Valley farmers on defensive
Lawrence Journal World, 1/18/2008

Scott Rothschild
Proposal would buy water storage
Lawrence Journal World, 1/20/2008

Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Water supplies glass half full [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/22/2008

Dion Lefler
City, county to spend millions on levee study
Wichita Eagle, 1/31/2008 [Newsbank article]
Special to The Hays Daily News
Friday is deadline for water conservation plan
Hays Daily News, 2/4/2008
Eric Olson
Water dispute still unresolved
Lawrence Journal World, 2/5/2008
Randy Scholfield
Float it Arkansas River needs better access
Wichita Eagle, 2/5/2008 [Newsbank article]
Eric Olson
Nebraska says it disagrees with method Kansas employs for calculating water us
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/5/2008
John Hanna
Kansas attorney general expects new court fight with Neb.
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/7/2008
Associated Press
AG expects court battle over river water
Manhattan Mercury, 2/7/2008
John Milburn
Kansas seeks resolution to latest river dispute
Hutchinson News, 2/9/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
A.G. calls for quick end to water dispute
Wichita Eagle, 2/9/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Republican river dispute Kansas seeks quick resolution to latest
Lawrence Journal World, 2/9/2008
Patrick Lowry
Quick action [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 2/10/2008 [Newsbank article]
Eric Swanson
HorseThief bids opened Tuesday, multiple contractors vie for rights
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/13/2008

Jon Ruhlen
Bids in for HorseThief Reservoir dam work
Hutchinson News, 2/13/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mike Corn
Water update on tap
Hays Daily News, 2/18/2008 [Newsbank article]

Sarah Kessinger
Bill targets creature's onslaught
Hutchinson News, 2/22/2008 [Newsbank article]
Jeannine Koranda
Bill's goal is to stop spread of invasive species
Wichita Eagle, 2/22/2008 [Newsbank article]
Tim Hrenchir
Topeka may raise rates for drinking, flushing
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/23/2008

Christine Metz
Floods gnaw at Kansas dam safety
Lawrence Journal World, 2/24/2008

Beautiful potential [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 2/24/2008 [Newsbank article]
Scott Rothschild
Legislature wades into water dispute
Lawrence Journal World, 2/27/2008
John Schlageck
Water is 'mother of the vine'
Emporia Gazette, 3/8-9/2008

John Green
Taint poses little danger to Ark River in Kansas
Hutchinson News, 3/9/2008 [Newsbank article]

Will Klusener
Legislators ask feds for reservoir help
Manhattan Mercury, 3/11/2008 [Newsbank article]
Amy Bickel
Groundwater levels up, except SW Kan.
Hutchinson News, 3/12/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Neb. still facing dispute with Kan. over river water
Hutchinson News, 3/13/2008 [Newsbank article]
Tim Hrenchir
Floodgates seen as possibility
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/14/2008
Depleting Ogallala
Hutchinson News, 3/18/2008 [Newsbank article]
Duane Schrag
Preliminary study says less water available from lake
Salina Journal, 3/18/2008 [Newsbank article]
Jason Probst
Mass kill-off of nuisance fish may be a boon for anglers at Cheney
Hutchinson News, 3/23/2008 [Newsbank article]
Duane Schrag
Study: Kanopolis shy on inventory for water sales
Hutchinson News, 3/24/2008 [Newsbank article]
Sarah Kessinger
Bill would limit chief engineer's authority
Hutchinson News, 4/1/2008 [Newsbank article]
Sarah Kessinger
Debate resurfaces over use of water supply
Salina Journal, 4/1/2008
Beware irrigation [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 4/3/2008 [Newsbank article]
Boating burden
Hutchinson News, 4/3/2008
Chad Lawhorn
Clinton Lake dam gets 5-year checkup
Lawrence Journal World, 4/3/2008
Associated Press
Kansas wants Colorado to pay more legal costs
Salina Journal, 4/13/2008

Jon Ruhlen
W. Kansas firm given HorseThief project
Hutchinson News, 4/14/2008 [Newsbank article]

Tim Hrenchir
Water rates to rise
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/16/2008
Mary Clarkin
Murky waters for a small fish
Hutchinson News, 4/18/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Kansas seeks $72 million from Nebraska for misuse of republican river water
Emporia Gazette, 4/23/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
High uranium levels reach more cities
Hutchinson News, 4/24/2008 [Newsbank article]
Darrin Stineman
City has room to improve on water
Salina Journal, 4/25/2008
Amy Bickel
Programs are prospective answer to depletion issue
Hutchinson News, 4/27/2008 [Newsbank article]
Mike Hall
Kickapoo water fight part of walk
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/30/2008
Duane Schrag
Kanopolis yield estimate reduced, again
Salina Journal, 5/2/2008 [Newsbank article]

Laura Calwell
Respect the Kaw River while enjoying the fun it offers
Kansas City Star, 5/3/2008 [Newsbank article]

Water depletion [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 5/4/2008 [Newsbank article]
Scott Rothschild
Bill on water rights in county clears Legislature
Lawrence Journal World, 5/6/2008
Greg Wood
Arkansas River access should be a no-brainer
Lawrence Journal World, 5/6/2008
The Morning Sun
Frontenac receives federal
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/10/2008 [Newsbank article]
Mark Scott
Expansion of plant is city's topic
Manhattan Mercury, 5/12/2008 [Newsbank article]
Jesse Fray
Students probe Potter Lake
Lawrence Journal World, 5/15/2008

Duane Schrag
State wants comments on water
Salina Journal, 5/20/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mike Belt
Law: Boats need floats
Lawrence Journal World, 5/21/2008
Nate Jenkins
Judge strikes part of Nebraska water law
Salina Journal, 5/21/2008
Duane Schrag
Committee endorses opening lake up to more development
Salina Journal, 5/22/2008

Scott Rothschild
Droughts in Kansas may get worse
Lawrence Journal World, 5/25/2008

Associated Press
Kansas may face worse droughts
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/26/2008