Power Plant Dams (Kansas)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Kansas

Name Power Plant Dams (Kansas)
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Hydroelectric
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Primary Website http://kansasstatutes.lesterama.org/Chapter_82a/Article_1/

Last Review 2014-09-15


This act states the provisions for erection and maintenance of dams. When any person, corporation or city may be desirous of erecting and maintaining a milldam or dam for generating power across any watercourse, the party so desiring to do the same may run the stream over the land of any other person by ditching or otherwise, and he, she or it may obtain the right to erect and maintain said dam and keep up and maintain the necessary ditches or races by proceeding as is prescribed in the act. Any person having obtained the right to erector maintain any dam, under the provisions of this act, who shall not, within one year thereafter, begin to build said dam and finish the same, or who, having already erected said dam, shall, for the same length of time, fail to proceed to perfect his or her right to maintain the same.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Mike Tate
Department Health and Environment
Division Water
Address 1000 SW Jackson St., Suite 420, Topeka, KS, 66612

Phone 785-296-5500
Fax 785-296-5509
Email mtate@kdheks.gov
Website http://www.kdheks.gov/water/index.html

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Kansas Statutes Annotated 82a
Date Effective 2010