The Conservation District provides water quality monitoring, abandoned water well plugging, increased irrigation efficiency, assistance to landowners in best practices, and improvent of on-site waste systems. Sedgwick County’s contribution to the Conservation District provides funding for external staff, water quality testing, supplies and equipment.
Susan Erlenwein - Director of Environmental Resources
The Conservation District Board meets at 7:30 a.m. on the second Tuesday of every month at the Conservation District Office. These meetings are open to the public.
An annual meeting is required
by law and conducted in February each year to give a public financial statement
and accounting of the accomplishments of the Sedgwick County Conservation
District for the previous year. The law also requires election of new
supervisors or re-election of the one(s) whose terms have expired. It is also an
opportunity to recognize and award the local landowners for special efforts to
protect the soil and conserve water in