Thursday, March 23, 2017
     

Links

State and Federal Agencies

Kansas Department of Health & Environment
Bureau of Water (regulations for water & wastewater)
Operator Certification/Training Credit Checks (online database)
Kansas Department of Agriculture
Division of Conservation
Division of Water Resources (water rights, dams)
Water Appropriation Program
Dam Safety Program
Floodplain Management Program
Water Structures Program
DWR Appropriation, Dam Safety & Floodplain Statutes and Regulations
DWR Appropriation Forms
Kansas Water Office (Kansas' water planning agency)
Kansas Geological Survey (aquifer maps, well logs)
Kansas Department of Transportation (road projects, highway conditions)
United States Geological Survey (information & data on ground water, floods, water use)
USGS Water Resources of Kansas (water flow & levels of surface water and ground water, water quality)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (establishes regulations for laws Congress passes)
U.S. Department of Agriculture
USDA Rural Development
USDA FSA Source Water Protection
U.S. Centers for Disease Control (health, emergency preparedness)
National Drinking Water Clearinghouse (based at University of West Virginia)
National Rural Water Association (a federation of State Associations, based in Duncan, OK)
Rural Water Grassroots Environmental Protection Homepage (good site by NRWA's staff in Washington)
Kansas State University Research & Extension (publications & videos)
Kansas PRIDE, Inc. (Promoting Community Vitality)
Kansas Dept. of Commerce & Housing (Community Development Block Grants, KAN STEP)
Kansas Division of Emergency Management
Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC)
KCC Conservation Division
GASB (Governmental Accounting Standards Board)

 

Favorite Informational Sites

The High Plains Aquifer Information Network (provides information data and resources to the high plains aquifer)

US Drought Monitor

IWIN: Interactive Weather Information Network (good info for those who want the latest storm watches)

How Stuff Works (from computers to jet back packs)

Get-Jen.com (KRWA.net webmaster)

Frequenty asked questions about drinking water (what's in that water?)

Kansas on the Net not only maintains pages for dozens of communities, as well as every county, but also assists communities who have taken over maintenance, and facilitates corrections and updates.

Rain Barrel Guide instructions on determining how much water you use, how much you can collect from rain runoff, and clear instructions on setting up your own system.

Rain Garden Guide

K-State Rain Garden Guidebook