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News Releases from the KGS Concerning Water

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

April 24, 2006--Survey Scientist Named to Lectureship

March 7, 2006--Ponds Changing Landscape, Researchers Say

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nov. 18, 2002--KU Researchers Receive NSF Education Grant

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

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

July 11, 2001--Study Looks at Life of Ogallala Aquifer

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

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

Nov. 9, 2000--Arkansas River Water High in Salinity

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

April 21, 2000--Researchers Studying Contaminant Movement into Ogallala Aquifer

April 11, 2000--Survey to Study Marion County Water Supply

March 17, 2000--Results of Water-level Measurements Available

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

Oct. 8, 1999--Water Levels Generally Lower In Kansas

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

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

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

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

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

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

Aug. 24, 1998--Research on 1993 Flood Wins Award

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

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

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

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

Oct. 1, 1996--Water Level Report Released

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

Dec. 5, 1995--Water Levels Down Last Year

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

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

Nov. 15, 1994--Ground-water Levels Up Slightly