Western Kansas Drought Effects Reach Across State

Jan 7, 2014

You've heard about how farmers in western Kansas have faced drought problems, but you might not know that the drought can affect the water supply here in Kansas City.

The droughts of western Kansas could affect the water supply in Kansas City.
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In the second part of Tuesday's Up to Date, we take a look at the drought's far-reaching effects and what actions could fix the problem.


  • Josh Swatty, vice president of the Land Institute