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1 Kansas Groundwater Management Districts Equus Beds GMD2 Southwest Kansas GMD3 Western Kansas GMD1 Big Bend GMD5 Northwest Kansas GMD4

2 EQUUS BEDS GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT NO. 2 Total Reported Groundwater Use,

3 Average Water-Level Decline Jan 2011-Jan 2012 : 3.2 feet Average Water-Level Decline Jan 2012-Jan 2013 : 1.8 feet

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5 Enhanced Well Spacing & Application Review Suspension Area Applications filed on or after October 10, 2012 suspended for processing until October 12, Change in PD applications moving more than 300 feet or increasing number of wells also suspended

6 Drought Impacts Cheney Reservoir

7 ARKANSAS RIVER – AUGUST 2012

8 LITTLE ARKANSAS RIVER – AUGUST 2012

9 LITTLE ARKANSAS RIVER – JULY 30, 2013 ~7,500 CFS

10 LITTLE ARKANSAS RIVER – JULY 30, 2013 ~7,500 CFS Flow Rate equal to 4,200 center pivots operating at 800 GPM!

11 District Activities Special Projects AGRICULTURE WATER ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM - AWEP AWEP Proposal approved in 2010AWEP Proposal approved in 2010 Five year program – Partnership with NRCSFive year program – Partnership with NRCS $3.71 Million obligated in $3.71 Million obligated in ~2955 acres converted from flood to center pivot~2955 acres converted from flood to center pivot ~3664 acres converted to sub-surface drip irrigation~3664 acres converted to sub-surface drip irrigation

12 WATER METERING Modifications to the District’s water metering regulations approved by the Chief Engineer, DWR in 2011Modifications to the District’s water metering regulations approved by the Chief Engineer, DWR in 2011 Modifications require all non-domestic wells not equipped with a water meter as of December 31, 2010, to be equipped with a water meter according to the following schedule:Modifications require all non-domestic wells not equipped with a water meter as of December 31, 2010, to be equipped with a water meter according to the following schedule:

13 WATER METERING All non-domestic wells in the Northeast quarter of every section in the District by December 31, 2012All non-domestic wells in the Northeast quarter of every section in the District by December 31, 2012 All non-domestic wells in the Southeast quarter of every section in the District by December 31, 2013All non-domestic wells in the Southeast quarter of every section in the District by December 31, 2013 All non-domestic wells in the Southwest quarter of every section in the District by December 31, 2014All non-domestic wells in the Southwest quarter of every section in the District by December 31, 2014 All non-domestic wells in the Northwest quarter of every section in the District by December 31, 2015All non-domestic wells in the Northwest quarter of every section in the District by December 31, 2015

14 Area 1 Area 2 Area 3 Area 4 GMD2 PROPOSED EXPANSION AREAS


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