Continued irrigation in western Kansas has led to declining water levels in the Ogallala Aquifer. Here a sprinkler sprayed water onto a hay field near Hoxie, Kan. Hoxie is in Sheridan County in northwest Kansas.
Continued irrigation in western Kansas has led to declining water levels in the Ogallala Aquifer. Here a sprinkler sprayed water onto a hay field near Hoxie, Kan. Hoxie is in Sheridan County in northwest Kansas. Associated Press file photo AP
Continued irrigation in western Kansas has led to declining water levels in the Ogallala Aquifer. Here a sprinkler sprayed water onto a hay field near Hoxie, Kan. Hoxie is in Sheridan County in northwest Kansas. Associated Press file photo AP

Water policy rises to new level in 2015 Kansas politics

January 04, 2015 05:07 PM