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News Releases from the KGS Concerning Water

Dec. 20, 2017Kansas Geological Survey to Measure Groundwater Levels in Western Kansas

Sept. 5, 2018Kansas Geological Survey Report Assesses Health of the High Plains Aquifer

Feb. 19, 2018Groundwater Levels Steady in Western Kansas, Decrease around Wichita

Dec. 26, 2017Kansas Geological Survey to Measure Groundwater Levels in Western Kansas

July 31, 2017Kansas Geological Survey Shows Stabilized Water Levels in Aquifer Possible

Feb. 10, 2017Groundwater Levels Down in Western Kansas, Hold or Increase in Central Kansas

Dec. 20, 2016Kansas Geological Survey to Measure Groundwater Levels in Western Kansas

Feb. 19, 2016Western and Central Kansas Groundwater Levels Dip Slightly Except Near Wichita

Dec. 21, 2015Kansas Geological Survey to Measure Groundwater Levels in Western Kansas

July 28, 2015Kansas Water Congress to meet at the University of Kansas

Feb. 13, 2015Kansas Geological Survey Releases Book on Groundwater Resource in Western Kansas

Feb. 9, 2015Groundwater Levels Decline in Western and Central Kansas

Dec. 31, 2014Kansas Geological Survey to Measure Groundwater Levels in Western Kansas

Sept. 16, 2014Midwest Groundwater Experts To Meet at 59th Annual Conference in Lawrence

Feb. 25, 2014Groundwater Levels Rise in Central Kansas, Decline in Western Kansas

Dec. 18, 2013KGS to Measure Groundwater Levels in Western Kansas

Feb. 4, 2013Groundwater Levels Decline in Western and Central Kansas

Dec. 17, 2012Kansas Geological Survey to Measure Water Levels in Western Kansas

Aug. 24, 2012New Geological Survey Online Atlas Underscores Water Concerns in Kansas

Feb. 7, 2012Groundwater Level Decline Continues Across Western and Central Kansas

Dec. 27, 2011Kansas Geological Survey to Measure Water Levels in Western Kansas

April 14, 2011Groundwater Levels Declined Across Western and Central Kansas

Dec. 10, 2010Kansas Geological Survey to Measure Water Levels in Western Kansas

March 29, 2010Groundwater-level Changes Vary Across Western and Central Kansas

Dec. 16, 2009Kansas Geological Survey to Measure Water Levels in Western and Central Kansas

Nov. 23, 2009Kansas Geological Survey Scientist Elected to Association's Board of Directors

May 26, 2009Kansas Geological Survey Scientist Receives Award for Groundwater Research

April 29, 2009Survey Receives Grant to Study Quality of Arkansas River in Southwest Kansas

March 23, 2009Ground-water Levels Continue Decline in Western Kansas, Rise Slightly Farther East

Dec. 9, 2008Kansas Geological Survey to Measure Water Levels in Western and Central Kansas

Oct. 27, 2008Survey Scientists Awarded Grant To Study River Environment

Sept. 24, 2008Low Levels of Naturally Occurring Uranium Infiltrate Some Kansas Drinking Water Supplies

July 10, 2008Survey Scientists Awarded Grant for Ground-Water Contamination Research

March 5, 2008Ground-water Levels Rise in South-Central Kansas, Drop in Western Counties

Dec. 12, 2007State Survey to Measure Ground Water Levels in Western and Central Kansas

Nov. 13, 2007Survey Scientist Named Geological Society of America Fellow

March 21, 2007Ground-water Levels Continue to Drop in 2006, Based on Preliminary Measurements

Jan. 19, 2007Kansas Geological Survey names Butler Head of Ground-water Section

Dec. 11, 2006Survey to Measure Water Wells in Western Kansas

Oct. 31, 2006New Publication, Maps Show Depth of Bedrock Beneath the Ogallala Aquifer

Oct. 16, 2006Survey Scientist Named Geological Society of America Fellow

April 24, 2006Survey Scientist Named to Lectureship

March 7, 2006Ponds Changing Landscape, Researchers Say

Feb. 10, 2006Water Levels Drop an Average of 1/2 Foot, Measurements Show

Dec. 12, 2005Survey to Measure Water Wells in Western Kansas

Nov. 1, 2005Water Information Now Available On-line

Feb. 1, 2005Water Levels Decline in Western Kansas, Hold Steady in Central Kansas in 2005 Measurements

Dec. 13, 2004Survey to Measure Water Wells in Western, Central Kansas

May 27, 2004Aquifer's Replenishment Rate is Low, Says New Survey Report

Feb. 24, 2004Kansas Water Conference in Lawrence on March 11

Dec. 19, 2003Study Measures Recharge in the Ogallala Aquifer

Dec. 18, 2003Survey to Measure Water Wells in Western Kansas

Feb. 19, 2003Ground-water Declines Average Two Feet in Central, Western Kansas

Dec. 16, 2002Survey to Measure Western Kansas Water Wells

Nov. 18, 2002KU Researchers Receive NSF Education Grant

Feb. 19, 2002Statewide Water Conference to be Held in Lawrence

Dec. 13, 2001Survey to Measure Western Kansas Water Levels

July 11, 2001Study Looks at Life of Ogallala Aquifer

Jan. 5, 2001New Book Focuses on Ground Water in Western, Central Kansas

Dec. 15, 2000KGS to Measure Water Levels in Western, Central Kansas

Nov. 9, 2000Arkansas River Water High in Salinity

Sept. 8, 2000KGS Researcher to Use Dye Test at Marion Co. Spring

April 21, 2000Researchers Studying Contaminant Movement into Ogallala Aquifer

April 11, 2000Survey to Study Marion County Water Supply

March 17, 2000Results of Water-level Measurements Available

Dec. 21, 1999KGS to Measure Water Levels in Western, Central Kansas

Oct. 8, 1999Water Levels Generally Lower In Kansas

Sept. 7, 1999Survey Receives NSF Grant to Study Ground-water Contamination

Dec. 18, 1998KGS to Measure Water Levels in Western, Central Kansas

Nov. 25, 1998Water Levels Decline in Some Areas, Up in Others

Nov. 23, 1998KGS Releases Report on Water Potential from the Dakota Aquifer

Oct. 7, 1998Midwest Ground Water Subject of Upcoming Meeting

Sept. 4, 1998New KGS Book Promotes Fresh Look at State's Water Policy

Aug. 24, 1998Research on 1993 Flood Wins Award

Apr. 20, 1998Report on Northeast Kansas Ground water Now on Available

Dec. 15, 1997Survey to Measure Water Levels in western Kansas

Dec. 10, 1996Water Measurements Set to Begin in January

Oct. 28, 1996Water Quality, Not Just Quantity, a Problem in the Arkansas River

Oct. 1, 1996Water Level Report Released

June 30, 1996KGS Receives NSF Grant to Develop Techniques for Studying Water Contamination

Dec. 5, 1995Water Levels Down Last Year

Oct. 23, 1995Survey Scientist Studies "Safe Yield"

Jul. 18, 1995Whittemore Named to Head Survey's Water Section

Nov. 15, 1994Ground-water Levels Up Slightly