Wednesday Dec 4
Water folly editorial
The recent guest editorial by The Hutchinson News, republished in Saturday's Herald, purporting the Kansas Aqueduct Project as a terrible solution for southwest Kansas water shortages was interesting.
Missouri River aqueduct a terrible solution to water shortage
Building a 360-mile aqueduct to carry water from the Missouri River to irrigate crops in western Kansas has to be one of the most ludicrous ideas we've heard in the last, well, 31 years.
The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas
Kansas to study building Missouri River aqueduct
Kansas water officials said Tuesday they were moving forward with plans to determine the feasibility of building a 360-mile aqueduct to tap the Missouri River to support agriculture in western parts of the state.
The Garden City Telegram
Alleviating water woes remains an uphill struggle for region
Thirst for water in drought-plagued western Kansas has resurrected a 31-year-old federal study that proposes pumping Missouri River water some 400 miles to the southwest part of the state.
The Big Apple
Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano.