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82a-927.State water plan; long-range goals. The long-range goals and objectives of the state of Kansas for management, conservation and development of the waters of the state, are hereby declared to be:

(a) The development, to meet the anticipated future needs of the people of the state, of sufficient supplies of water for beneficial purposes;

(b) the reduction of damaging floods and of losses resulting from floods;

(c) the protection and the improvement of the quality of the water supplies of the state;

(d) the sound management, both public and private, of the atmospheric, surface, and groundwater supplies of the state;

(e) the prevention of the waste of the water supplies of the state;

(f) the prevention of the pollution of the water supplies of the state;

(g) the efficient, economic distribution of the water supplies of the state;

(h) the sound coordination of the development of the water resources of the state with the development of the other resources of the state; and

(i) the protection of the public interest through the conservation of the water resources of the state in a technologically and economically feasible manner.

History: L. 1965, ch. 558, § 1; L. 1981, ch. 398, § 9; L. 1986, ch. 392, § 4; July 1.



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