Northwest Kansas Groundwater Management District No. 4                                                                                                Site hosted by: Casey Designs


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Sincerely, Katherine Wilkins-Wells, Manager

Northwest Kansas Groundwater Management District No. 4 Board of Directors is seeking a replacement to fill an un-expired Thomas County board position.  The board position would start at the date of appointment and extend until the election for that position in 2017. In order to qualify the individual would need to be an eligible voter in GMD 4 and reside within Thomas County.

The Board will appoint that replacement at its September 4, 2014, board meeting.  Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest to the GMD 4 office no later than 5:00 P.M. CDT, August 29, 2014.  Interviews of interested individuals will be held in public session during the board meeting on September 4, 2014, at 9:00 a.m.

For further information, please contact the GMD 4 office at 1290 West 4th Street, PO Box 905, Colby, KS 67701.  District phone number is 785-462-3915.

ATTENTION GMD4 will now release a 'Spring' and 'Fall' Newsletter instead of a bi-monthly issue, this was voted on by the Board of Directors and passed during the January Board Meeting

Click Here for an Update on the Kansas Aqueduct Study

Thomas County Index Well Water Levels:   This graph updates every 2 hrs & covers the previous 60 days.  The full data set starts on June 17, 2008.  Use the interactive graph link below to look at different time frames. 

For reference purposes, the full data set's highest recorded level was 211.08' BLS on June 10,2010; and lowest level was 222.73' BLS on April 7th, 2014.  It appears that this well's water levels have begun to recover as of September the 13th.

Use KGS Site - interactive graph to see full data or change time frames.   Use this link Full program information for full information - including location, complete data, program annual reports and more.   Kudos to KGS for help with providing this graph.