To improve and protect the water quality of the Lower Arkansas River and its watershed through appropriate sustainable practices, community involvement and education so that water quality becomes a valued component of life in South Central Kansas. 

Our Mission

​Our mission is to develop and implement water quality improvement projects in the community that restore and protect the overall health of the river. 


Our Vision

Top Ten Things You Can Do to #TakeBackYourRiver

  1. Conserve and Reuse Water 
  2. Pick up Pet Waste
  3. Don’t Litter (includes gum and cigarette butts)
  4. Recycle or Dispose of Household Chemicals at your local HHW Facility
  5. Mulch or Compost Grass Clippings
  6. Maintain Vehicles to Eliminate Motor Fluid Leaks
  7. Capture and Reuse Rainfall 
  8. Use Native Vegetation and Eliminate Turf Grass
  9. Use Lawn Chemicals Wisely
  10. Join a watershed conservation organization, like Wichita Clean Streams!