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Should Kansas Build an Aqueduct to Western Kansas to Help with Water Woes?

Farmer Clay Scott stands in front of one of his center-pivot irrigation systems in southwest Kansas.  (Photo from HPPR)

Western Kansas relies on water from the Ogallala Aquifer -- a vast underground reservoir. But it’s drying up. Even as farmers work to irrigate more cautiously, Ben Kuebrich of the Kansas News Service reports, some are proposing a more radical solution... to pipe water out west.


    
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Ben Kuebrich is a reporter for High Plains Public Radio and a contributor to Kansas Public Radio and the Kansas News Service.  The Kansas News Service is a collaboration of public radio stations serving Kansas - covering health, education, and politics across the state.  
 

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