A public hearing will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tues., July 25 to consider the adoption of proposed amendments to regulations relating to consumptive use of water rights and to civil penalties for delinquent water use reports.

The hearing will be at the Kansas Department of Agriculture building, 1320 Research Park Dr. in Manhattan. Individuals wishing to participate by teleconference may go to one of the four KDA field office locations in Garden City, Stafford, Stockton or Topeka on the date and time of the public hearing.

Copies of the notice of hearing and the proposed changes to these regulations are posted on KDA’s website at: agriculture.ks.gov/dwr.

For additional information about the public hearing, including directions for a field office location, please contact Ronda Hutton at KDA: 785-564-6715 or Ronda.Hutton@ks.gov.

Written comments prior to the hearing may be submitted through July 24 by mail or via the KDA website at www.agriculture.ks.gov/PublicComment.

Public hearing for proposed amendments to water regulations