Wichita Council will discuss water conservation and supply options

By: Lily Wu - Email
By: Lily Wu - Email

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WICHITA, Kan.--- Tomorrow, Wichita City Council members will hear a presentation by the Public Works and Utilities Department and will review options on water conservation and new water supplies.

Officials will present strategies for ensuring a stable water supply through 2060. Options include methods for reducing usage through a revamped conservation program and adding new sources of water.

There are nine options for new water supplies and include water from El Dorado Lake, re-using water from bank storage wells in the river, optimizing existing facilities at the Aquifer Storage & Recovery system, or reusing treated waste water.

The workshop is open to the public and will be held after the regular City Council meeting.

The presentation can be viewed, by clicking here.

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