Arkansas River http://kmuw.org en 6 Questions (And Answers) About Water In Wichita http://kmuw.org/post/6-questions-and-answers-about-water-wichita <p>KMUW's Carla Eckels recently sat down with&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ben Nelson of the city’s public works and utilities department to find out more about the state of water in Wichita.</span></p><p></p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 13:52:21 +0000 Carla Eckels 22711 at http://kmuw.org With A Few Precautions, It's Safe For You To Use The Arkansas River http://kmuw.org/post/few-precautions-its-safe-you-use-arkansas-river <p>With the annual Wichita River Festival approaching, the city says the Arkansas River is suitable for recreational use.<br><br>However, there are some advisory conditions you should follow:</p> Thu, 30 May 2013 17:42:02 +0000 Chandra Stauffer 18055 at http://kmuw.org With A Few Precautions, It's Safe For You To Use The Arkansas River Start Planning Your Float Trip, Arkansas River Is Now Easier To Access http://kmuw.org/post/start-planning-your-float-trip-arkansas-river-now-easier-access <p>People who enjoy boating on the Arkansas River now have a new place to access the river.</p><p>A public use floating dock was installed recently on the river behind Gander Mountain in downtown Wichita.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The new dock was part of a long-time comprehensive plan by the </span><a href="http://www.arkriver.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Ark River Coalition</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and the city’s park board. The Wichita City Council adopted a resolution agreeing to allow for public use of the dock for the next decade.</span></p> Thu, 02 May 2013 12:18:32 +0000 Carla Eckels 16586 at http://kmuw.org Start Planning Your Float Trip, Arkansas River Is Now Easier To Access