Southwest Kansas GMD No. 3

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GMD No. 3 Management Program Revisions:
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GMD No. 3 draft revised Management Program
         
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GMD No. 3 draft revised Management Program 4 MB 01/16/2019
GMD No. 3 transmittal letter requesting review of revised plan 43 KB  01/17/2019
KDA markup of GMD No. 3 August 2017 draft Management Program revisions  11 MB 02/06/2018 
KDA input to GMD No. 3 on draft revisions of Management Program 663 KB  02/06/2018 
Barfield to GMD No. 3 with RAC recommendations 674 KB  05/09/2017
Barfield to GMD No. 3 with markup of 03/31/2017 draft Management Program revisions 2 MB  05/05/2017
Email from Barfield to GMD No. 3 policy committee on draft revisions of Management Program 446 KB  05/01/2017
Letter from Barfield to GMDs on Management Program revisions 319 KB  03/06/2017
2004 draft GMD No. 3 Management Program update  3 MB 06/09/2004
1991 GMD No. 3 revised Management Program 589 KB  08/02/1991 

     
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Southwest Kansas GMD 3

  • Formed: 1976
  • Office location: Garden City
  • Counties/partial counties: Hamilton, Kearny, Finney, Gray, Ford, Stanton, Grant, Haskell, Morton, Stevens, Seward, Meade
  • Boundary changes: District reduced December 20, 1988 removing Hodgeman County areas
  • Square miles: 8,342 (2017 GIS data)
  • Acres: 5,722,260 (1976 management program); 5,338,626 (2017 GIS data)
  • Irrigated acres: 1,437,682 (WRIS 2011-2015 average)
  • Authorized acres: 1,632,840 (1976 management program); 2,238,478 authorized (WRIS 2017)
  • Wells: 7,600 (1976 management program); 12,763 authorized groundwater points of diversion (WRIS 2017)
  • Average precipitation: 15 to 20 inches/year (1976 management program); 15 to 22 inches/year (1981-2012 normals)
  • Reported water use: 2,971,000 AFY (1976 management program); 2,007,490 AFY total (1,927,467 AFY irrigation, 96% of total) (WRIS 2011-2015 average)