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Future of Water in Kansas Likely Full of Litigation

A Kansas irrigation pump, c. 1915, pumping 1,300 gallons per minute. (Flickr Photo Courtesy of

Fights over water rights are nothing new, especially in the American West. For decades, the state of Kansas has waged legal battles against other states over the issue of water. As Commentator Rex Buchanan tells us, these water fights are likely to continue - and not just between neighboring states, but between neighbors themselves. 

Commentator Rex Buchanan is the director of the Kansas Geological Survey at the University of Kansas and a frequent contributor to Kansas Public Radio.

Future of Water in Kansas Likely Full of Litigation

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