Contact: Katie Patterson-Ingels, 785-296-3185 [email protected]
The Kansas Water Authority (KWA) will meet Thursday, January 27 at the Ramada Inn Convention Center, Downtown Topeka, 420 E 6th Street in Topeka, Kansas. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m.
On Wednesday, January 26, the KWA as well as representatives from each of the 14 Regional Advisory Committees will be meeting with Legislators and committees.
For additional meeting information or how to access the meeting, visit the Kansas Water Office website calendar at kwo.ks.gov or call (785) 296-3185.
The KWA is responsible for advising the Governor, Legislature and Director of the Kansas Water Office on water policy issues. They also ensure that water policies and programs address the needs of all Kansans as well as serve as advisors of the Kansas Water Vision and Kansas Water Plan. The KWA was established in 1981 and consists of 13 voting members who are appointed by the Governor or Legislative leadership. State agency directors serve as ex-officio members.
Note to Editor: The Americans with Disabilities Act, (42 U.S.C. 12101), requires the Kansas Water Office to print the reasonable accommodations messages.
As the state’s water office, KWO conducts water planning, policy coordination and water marketing as well as facilitates public input throughout the state.
The agency prepares the KANSAS WATER PLAN, a plan for water resources development, management and conservation. KWO in coordination with the KWA also reviews all water laws and makes recommendations to the Governor and Legislature for needed legislation.
Kansas Water Office
900 SW Jackson Street, Ste. 404
Topeka, KS 66612