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Wichita, KS 67213
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More than 90 percent of Sedgwick County residents live in areas where
public water supplies are available. In Sedgwick County, public water supplies
are cities, rural water districts, and one utility. A limited number of county
residents obtain their water from private wells.
The city of Wichita obtains more than 60 percent of its supply from
Cheney Reservoir and the remaining amount from the Equus Beds. Wichita has the
capacity to provide water to all incorporated areas in the county through 2050.
Sedgwick County residents who obtain drinking water from private wells
are encouraged to test their water to determine its suitability for human
consumption. Water testing is available through
Metropolitan Area Building & Construction Department (MABCD) or through
Sedgwick County and cities have water well codes that regulate
construction standards and inspection requirements. If you are wanting a
private water well, contact MABCD or your local city for information on
The Mission of
Sedgwick County is to provide quality public services to our community
so everyone can pursue freedom and prosperity in a safe, secure, and
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