Groundwater Management Districts

A public hearing was held on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, in the Hutchinson Kansas Department of Transportation conference room at 1220 W. 4th Ave., Hutchinson, Kan., to review a petition that proposed the expansion of the boundaries of the Equus Beds Groundwater Management District No. 2 (GMD No. 2).  For information on the GMD No. 2 boundary change see the petition for expansion and the official hearing notice.  Chief Engineer David Barfield left the hearing open for the submittal of written testimony through Dec. 1, 2016.  All testimony should be either mailed to the Kansas Department of Agriculture, Division of Water Resources or emailed to the contact for this hearing (David Engelhaupt: David.Engelhaupt@KS.GOV).

GMD2 Boundary Change Hearing Support Documents

Established under the authority of the Kansas Groundwater Management District Act, there are five GMD's in Kansas.

See also:

Western Kansas Groundwater Management District No. 1
Kyle Spencer, Manager
906 West 5th
P.O. Box 604
Scott City, Kansas 67871-0604
Phone: (620) 872-5563
Fax: (620) 872-7315
Regulations: K.A.R. 5-21-1 to 5-21-9
Web Site:

Equus Beds Groundwater Management District No. 2
Tim Boese, Manager
313 Spruce Street
Halstead, Kansas 67056-1925
Phone: (316) 835-2224
Fax: (316) 835-2225
Regulations: K.A.R. 5-22-1 to 5-22-15
Web site:

Southwest Kansas Groundwater Management District No. 3

Mark Rude, Executive Director
2009 East Spruce Street
Garden City, Kansas 67846-6352
Phone: (620) 275-7147
Fax: (620) 275-1431
Regulations: K.A.R. 5-23-1 to 5-23-14
Web site:

Northwest Kansas Groundwater Management District No. 4
Ray Luhman, District Manager
1290 W. 4th
P.O. Box 905
Colby, Kansas 67701-0905
Phone: (785) 462-3915
Fax: (785) 462-2693
Regulations: K.A.R. 5-24-1 to 5-24-11
Web site:

Big Bend Groundwater Management District No. 5
Orrin Feril, Manager
125 S. Main
P.O. Box 7
Stafford, Kansas 67578-0007
Phone: (620) 234-5352
Fax: (620) 234-5718
Regulations: K.A.R. 5-25-1 to 5-25-20
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