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KANSAS STATE WATER PLAN FUND
Just a refresher about the state water plan fund -
where that money comes from, and where it goes. The
fund receives about S15.8 million per year from 8
separate sources as follows:
L. Municipal Water Use Fee (3 cents/lO00 gal):
brings in about $3,495,000 per year.
contact: 2. Industrial Water Use Fee ( 3 cnts/1000 gal):
ane Letourneau brings in about S ,350,000 per year.
ansas Water Resources 3. Stockwater use fee (3 cent/1000 gal for feedyards
Dept. greater dian 1000 head): brings in about S225,000
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4. Pesticide Fee (5100 on registration of pesticides):
brings in about 5700,000 per year.
5. Fertilizer Fee (S 1.40/ton on inspection fee): brings
in about 51,975,C00 per year.
6. Pollution Fines and Penalties: brings in about
$100,000 per year.
7. Lottery Money: brings in 52,000,000 per year.
8. State General Fund; brings in 56,000,000 per
The state water planning process annually
recommends to the Legislature and the Governor
where the money should go. and is generally dispersed
through state and local agency budgets with the caveat
that it not be used for full tim employees. The Stare
Conservaton Commission is the largest recipient and
received in 1995 just over S9.3 million for 4
programs: Water Resources cosuhare program; Aid
to Couservation Districts; Multi-purpose Small Lakes'
Non-point Source Program and its Riparian and
Wetland Protection Program. The Kansas
Depar oen of Health and Environment received
just over S3.9 million for Environmental Renediadion
IHzardous Waste Management; Local Environm tal
Protection Program; Public Water Supply Ouzreach
Assistance; and INo-point Source Program. Kansas
Departmen of WIldlife and Parks received $466,000
for 5 programs: Cheyenne Bottoms Renovation;
Hillsdale Lake Park Development; Riprap for Chency
Reservoir, Crawford Stae Lake Dam Repair, and a
Biological Assessment for Neosho Stream. The
Division of Water Resources received S1.14 million
for 4 projects: Subbasin Water Management Studies;
Inrerstau Water Issues; Water Right Application
Backlog help; and Water Rights Information System
Conversion. The Kansas Water Office received
51.56 million for 7 projects: Technical Assistance to
Water Users; GIS Development; GIS Data Access;
Geographic Resource Center; Stream Gauging
Stauons; Federal Reservoir Storage; and various
Research efforts. Finally, the Kansas Geological
Survey received 5193,000 for the completion of the
Dakot Aquifer Srudy.
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