Preserving the Kansas water supply

Hosted By: Allison Kite - December 26, 2022


For generations, the aquifer that supplies western Kansas with water has been in decline, largely due to over pumping for crop irrigation. Parts of the state have just 10 or 20 years of water left. Rep. Lindsey Vaughn, who served as the ranking Democrat on the Kansas House Water Committee, joins the Kansas Reflector podcast to talk about it.

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Lindsay Vaughn

Kansas representative

Allison Kite

Kansas Reflector reporter