groundwater contamination http://kmuw.org en Kansas Geological Survey Says That Groundwater Levels Decreased More Slowly in 2013 http://kmuw.org/post/kansas-geological-survey-says-groundwater-levels-decreased-more-slowly-2013 <p>The Kansas Geological Survey says groundwater levels in southwest Kansas declined at a slower pace in 2013 than in recent years.</p><p>The KGS also says increases in wells around south-central Kansas are attributed to above-average rainfall that reduced irrigation during the spring growing season.</p><p>Preliminary information shows that water tables in southwest Kansas dropped over 2 feet last year. During each of the three previous years, water levels fell by more than 3 feet.</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 15:49:48 +0000 Associated Press 30766 at http://kmuw.org Settlement Reached In Salina Groundwater Cleanup http://kmuw.org/post/settlement-reached-salina-groundwater-cleanup <p></p><p></p><p><font size="2"><span style="font-size:10pt;">Salina officials and the federal government have reached a financial settlement to cover another step in cleaning up contaminated groundwater and soil at a former Air Force base.</span></font> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 19:15:20 +0000 Associated Press 9901 at http://kmuw.org Settlement Reached In Salina Groundwater Cleanup