Water-level Measurements

This web page has been created in support of the Kansas Geological Survey's water-level measuring program. Additional information is available from

2013 Reports

KGS Open-file Report 2013-11
2013 Water Level Data Acquisition Statistics, by Brett Bennett and Mary Brohammer

2012 Reports

KGS Open-file Report 2012-16
Statistical and Geostatistical Analysis of the Kansas High Plains Water-Table Elevations, 2012 Measurement Campaign, by Geoffrey Bohling and Brownie Wilson
KGS Open-file Report 2012-19
2012 Water Level Data Acquisition Statistics, by Brett Bennett and Mary Brohammer

2011 Reports

KGS Open-file Report 2011-16
Statistical and Geostatistical Analysis of the Kansas High Plains Water-Table Elevations, 2011 Measurement Campaign, by Geoffrey Bohling and Brownie Wilson
KGS Open-file Report 2011-17
2011 Water Level Data Acquisition Statistics, by Brett Bennett and Mary Brohammer

2010 Reports

KGS Open-file Report 2010-16
2010 Water Level Data Acquisition Statistics, by Brett Bennett and Mary Brohammer

2009 Reports

KGS Open-file Report 2009-22
2009 Water Level Data Acquisition Statistics, by Brett Bennett and Mary Brohammer

2008 Reports

KGS Open-file Report 2008-16
2008 Water Level Data Acquisition Statistics, by Brett Bennett and Mary Brohammer

2007 Reports

KGS Open-file Report 2007-32
Statistical and Geostatistical Analysis of the Kansas High Plains Water Table Elevations, 2007 Measurement Campaign, by Geoffrey Bohling and Brownie Wilson
KGS Open-file Report 2007-33
2007 Water Level Data Acquisition Statistics, by Brett Bennett and Mary Brohammer

2006 Reports

KGS Open-file Report 2006-20
Statistical and Geostatistical Analysis of the Kansas High Plains Water-Table Elevations, 2006 Measurement Campaign, by Geoffrey C. Bohling and Blake B. Wilson
KGS Open-file Report 2006-47
2006 Water Level Data Acquisition Statistics, by Mary Brohammer, Brett Bennett, Matthew Grafel, and James Dietrich

2005 Reports

KGS Open-file Report 2005-6
Statistical and Geostatistical Analysis of the Kansas High Plains Water Table Elevations, 2005 Measurement Campaign, by Geoffrey C. Bohling and Blake B. Wilson
KGS Open-file Report 2005-55
2005 Annual Water Level Data Collection Report for Kansas, by David R. Laflen and Richard D. Miller

2004 Reports

KGS Open-file Report 2004-6
2004 Annual Water Level Data Collection Report for Kansas, by David R. Laflen and Richard D. Miller
KGS Open-file Report 2004-57
Statistical and Geostatistical Analysis of the Kansas High Plains Water Table Elevations, 2004 Measurement Campaign, by Geoffrey C. Bohling and Blake B. Wilson

2003 Reports

KGS Open-file Report 2003-1
2003 Annual Water Level Raw Data Report for Kansas, by David R. Laflen and Richard D. Miller
KGS Open-file Report 2003-8
Statistical Quality Control for Year 2003 Water Well Measurements, by John C. Davis
KGS Open-file Report 2003-13
Geostatistical Analysis and Mapping of Water-table Elevations in the High Plains Aquifer of Kansas after the 2003 Monitoring Season, by Ricardo A. Olea and John C. Davis

2002 Reports

KGS Technical Series 19
January 2002 Kansas Water Levels and Data Related to Water-level Changes by John J. Woods and Marios A. Sophocleous
KGS Open-file Report 2002-1
2002 Annual Water Level Raw Data Report for Kansas, by David R. Laflen and Richard D. Miller
KGS Open-file Report 2002-5
Preliminary Report on Statistical Quality Control for Year 2002 Water Well Measurements, by John C. Davis
KGS Open-file Report 2002-14
Geostatistical analysis and mapping for the year 2002 water levels in the High Plains aquifer of Kansas, by Ricardo A. Olea and John C. Davis

2001 Reports

KGS Technical Series 17
January 2001 Kansas Water Levels and Data Related to Water-level Changes, by John J. Woods and Marios A. Sophocleous
KGS Open-file Report 2001-1
2001 Annual Water Level Raw Data Report for Kansas, by Richard D. Miller, John C. Davis, and David R. Laflen
KGS Open-file Report 2001-2
Preliminary Report on Statistical Quality Control for Year 2001 Water Well Measurements, by John C. Davis

2000 Reports

KGS Technical Series 15
January 2000 Kansas Water Levels and Data Related to Water-level Changes, by John J. Woods, Jeffrey A. Schloss, and P. Allen Macfarlane
KGS Open-file Report 2000-13
Year 2000 Sampling Analysis and Mapping of Water Levels in the High Plains Aquifer of Kansas, by Ricardo A. Olea and John C. Davis
KGS Open-file Report 2000-10
2000 Annual Water Level Raw Data Report for Kansas, by Richard D. Miller, John C. Davis, and David R. Laflen
KGS Open-file Report 2000-7
Preliminary Report on Statistical Quality Control for Year 2000 Water Well Measurements, by John C. Davis

1999 Reports

KGS Technical Series 14
January 1999 Kansas Water Levels and Data Related to Water-level Changes, by John J. Woods, Jeffrey A. Schloss, and P. Allen Macfarlane
KGS Open-file Report 99-5
1999 Annual Water Level Raw Data Report for Kansas, by Richard D. Miller and John C. Davis
KGS Open-file Report 99-11
Sampling Analysis and Mapping of Water Levels in the High Plains Aquifer of Kansas, by Ricardo A. Olea and John C. Davis
KGS Open-file Report 99-15
Optimizing the High Plains Aquifer Water-level Observation Network, by Ricardo A. Olea and John C. Davis

1998 Report

KGS Open-file Report 98-7
1998 Annual Water Level Raw Data Report for Kansas, by Richard D. Miller, John C. Davis, and Ricardo A. Olea

1997 Reports

KGS Open-file Report 97-11
Acquisition Activity and Raw Data Report on 1997 Annual Water Level Measurements: Kansas Geological Survey's Portion, by Rick Miller, John Davis, David Laflen, John Siceloff, Brett Bennett, Mary Brohammer, and P. Acker
KGS Open-file Report 97-33
Acquisition Activity, Statistical Quality Control, and Spatial Quality Control for 1997 Annual Water Level Data Acquired by the Kansas Geological Survey, by Richard D. Miller, John C. Davis, and Ricardo A. Olea

1996 Report

KGS Open-file Report 96-39
The acquisition of annual water levels in Kansas sponsored through cooperative agreement between the KGS and USGS, by Exploration Services Section