In Drought Ravaged Plains, Efforts to Save a Vital Aquifer

Outlet: Stateline

March 18, 2013

Threatened by another summer of crop-shriveling drought, Kansans are watching a bold experiment unfold in Sheridan County, population 2,556, a sliver of the state’s northwest corner. On lands dominated by agriculture, locals have agreed to across-the-board cuts to water use.