The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Division of Conservation will conduct public meetings in Tribune and Leoti on September 21, 2021, to review the agency’s Water Right Transition Assistance Program (WTAP). …
Playas are a primary source of groundwater recharge, with an average rate across the region of about three inches per year.
Playas are water filtration systems—keeping fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides out of the groundwater.
Playas attract wildlife, providing local waterfowl and upland game bird hunting and wildlife viewing opportunities.
Playas collect runoff during high rains, reducing property damage from flooding and reducing erosion.