Local Enhanced Management Areas (LEMAs)

Per K.S.A. 82a-1041 (2012)

Through K.S.A. 82a-1041, groundwater management districts (GMDs) are granted the authority to initiate a public hearing process to consider a specific conservation plan to meet local goals.

GMD4 District-Wide LEMA

An initial public hearing has been scheduled to determine if the GMD #4 LEMA Management Plan satisfies the three initial requirements for approval as set forth in K.S.A. 82a-1041 for August 23, 2017 beginning at 9:00 a.m. (CDT) in the Cultural Arts Center at Colby Community College, 1255 South Range Avenue, in Colby, Kansas. More information can be found in the GMD #4 LEMA Hearing Notice below.

To view the proposed allocation for your water right, visit the GMD 4 LEMA Allocations website hosted by KDA-DWR.

LEMA Documents:

Description Document File File Size Document Date Provided by
GMD No. 4 LEMA Pre-Hearing Conference Order Pre-Hearing Conference Order 56 KB 07/17/2017 DWR
GMD No. 4 LEMA Hearing Notice Hearing Notice 28 KB 07/12/2017 DWR
DWR letter to GMD No. 4 finding LEMA acceptable for consideration DWR to GMD No. 4 48 KB 06/27/2017 DWR
GMD No. 4 LEMA Proposal GMD No.4 Proposal for District-Wide LEMA 1.62 MB 06/08/2017 GMD4
Proposal attachment two - irrigation water rights Attachment 2 - IRR 1.60 MB 06/08/2017 GMD4
Proposal attachment two - stock water rights Attachment 2 - STK 196 KB 06/08/2017 GMD4

Groundwater Management District No. 4 website
Groundwater Management District Act (K.S.A. 82a-1020 through 82a-1042)