Kansas Water Appropriation Act

Water Appropriation Program

The Water Appropriation program administers the Kansas Water Appropriation Act and rules and regulations pertaining to the management of water resources. This program issues permits to appropriate water, regulates water use and maintains records of all water rights in the state.

The KWAA directs all water rights in Kansas and is administered by the division of water resources (DWR). You will be leaving the GMD 4 website with this link.