Equus Bed aquifer http://kmuw.org en City Officials: The Drought Is Over http://kmuw.org/post/city-officials-drought-over <p>City of Wichita officials announced Friday the drought that threatened the area’s water supply the two past summers and heightened conservation efforts is officially over.<br><br>In a release Friday, the city reports Cheney Lake, the city’s primary water source, reached full capacity in the early hours of Thursday from 73.6 percent on July 29. Earlier this year, the lake was as low as 58 percent capacity, causing city officials to encourage conservation efforts through a media campaign, a rebate program and other measures aimed at extending the area’s water supply.<br> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 15:52:31 +0000 Chandra Stauffer 21702 at http://kmuw.org