February 04, 2020

The Kansas Water Congress will hold its Winter Annual Meeting Tuesday Feb. 4th at The Dillon House (404 SW 9th St, Topeka, KS 66612), located directly west of the Capitol Building in Topeka Ks. 

• Best parking option is on the street (386 metered spaces available within a block of Dillon House)
• Do not park in First Presbyterian parking lots as they are already contractually committed
• There are a very few spaces between Dillon House and First Presbyterian Church. Please observe and respect the designated markings. 

Please RSVP by replying to this email, or by calling Dave Brenn at  620-287-4541 today, Thursday, January 30th ($10 payable at registration, cash or check only)

There are several significant issues that will soon be defined within the state of Kansas as it relates to water. The agenda is designed to stimulate conversations, questions and discussion on subjects relative to those issues.  There will be time allotted for questions and answer throughout the agenda. 
The meeting will begin with registration and coffee from 8:30 am to 9:00 am 

Kansas Water Congress Winter Meeting Agenda: 
9:00am - Welcome and Comments by David Brenn, President KWC

  • Legislative Update and Comments

    • Ian Lyle, National Water Resources Association

    • Sean Miller, Capitol Strategies, LLC

  • Water Appropriation Act, Ground Water Management Act, water transfer; The significance of the roles of state and local governance's as they relate to these acts and interpretation of these acts

    • Burk Griggs, Associate Professor of Law, Washburn University

  • Update on issues significant to the state of Kansas in regard to the Oglala Aquifer and other relative issues

    • Jim Butler, Kansas Geological Survey

  • Future and Direction of the Kansas Water Congress, Summary Comments and closing remarks by David Brenn, President KWC

12 Noon - Box Lunch provided ($10 payable at registration, cash or check only)  

Please RSVP by replying to this email, or by calling Dave Brenn at  620-287-4541 by Thursday, January 30th in order to ensure that you get a lunch. 
Best Regards, Dave Brenn, President KWC

If you have questions or comments, please email or call 620-287-4541