Bryan Thompson

Organization Lists Kansas River Among 10 “Most Endangered”

Kaw dredge 004A dredge on the Kansas River in Lawrence. (Photo by Bryan Thompson)

The organization, American Rivers, is out with its annual report on what it considers the “Most Endangered Rivers” in the country. Coming in at number 10 on the list is the Kansas River. Health Reporter Bryan Thompson has more as part of our series, “Kansas Health: A Prescription for Change."

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For more about dredging on the Kansas River, visit our website at Just click on the link marked “Health Series.” That’s Funding for KPR's health series is provided by the Sunflower Foundation of Topeka.

America's Most Endangered Rivers

#10 - Kansas River

Kansas Riverkeeper: Stop Dredging

Friends of the Kaw

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Public Notice

Friends of the Kaw - dredging photos

Friends of the Kaw - Sand and Gravel Dredging

Kansas River Regulatory Report

Melinda Daniels - River Systems Research Group

Melinda Daniels dredging study - preliminary findings

USGS Kansas Water Science Center

Holliday Sand & Gravel

KDHE Bureau of Water


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