Pilot Project Helps with Water Right Transition

Outlet: Kansas Farmer

October 31, 2011

The Kansas Department of Agriculture is accepting applications under the Water Right Transition Assistance Pilot Project Program (WTAP) until Nov. 15. WTAP is a voluntary, incentive-based program that permanently retires privately held irrigation water rights in exchange for payment by the state of Kansas. It is intended to help restore aquifers and recover stream flows in critically depleted target areas…

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