The next regular meeting of the Sedan City Council will be held on Wednesday, October 5, at 5:30 pm at Sedan City Hall.
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Stage 1 Water Watch
Public Wholesale Water Supply District #20 addresses its short-term water shortage problems through
a series of stages based on conditions of supply and demand with accompanying triggers, goals, and actions.
Each stage is more stringent in water use than the previous stage since water supply conditions are more deteriorated.
The goals of this stage are to heighten awareness of the public on
water conditions and to maintain the integrity of the water supply system.
This stage is triggered by any one of the following conditions:
1. The District's storage has fallen below 85% capacity and will not recover,
2. The Lake or reservoir elevation is 3' below normal seasonal level,
3. Demand for one day is in excess of 0.65 million gallons/day.
1. The District will make occasional news releases to the local media describing
present conditions and indicating the water supply outlook for the upcoming season.
2. The District will place inserts in each entity's water bill
outlining tips on conserving water indoors and outdoors.
1. Leaks will be repaired within 48 hours of detection.
2. The District will monitor its use of water and will curtail activities such as hydrant flushing and street cleaning.
The public will be asked to curtail some outdoor water use and to make efficient
use of indoor water, i.e. wash full loads, take short showers, don't let faucets run, etc.
Please call Sedan's water superintendent, Sherry Miller, at 620-725-3193 if you have questions.
Thank you for your cooperation.
Sedan is situated on business US-166 and K-99 in the beautiful Chautauqua hills of south central Kansas. Many visitors will visualize this region as the Kansas Ozarks since blue-stem grass and black jack oaks cover sandstone capped rolling hills. Annually, more than 50,000 tourists visit the area to enjoy the natural beauty of Sedan.
As visitors explore Sedan, they will discover it feels like they never left home at all. Helpful shopkeepers and area residents make it a point to make people feel welcome with genuine hometown charm, a peaceful atmosphere, and friendly conversations. Be sure to experience Sedan because we have something for everyone!
Other attractions to see while visiting are:
Ackarman Hardware, 160 E Main - open since 1879
Chautauqua County Historical Society - 115 W Main
The Emmett Kelly Museum, 206 E Main – honors the famous clown Emmett Kelly (1898 - 1979) and his sad-faced character "Willie"
The Hollow, 104 N Sherman - a beautiful creek-side park in downtown Sedan
The Old St. Charles Schoolhouse – at The Hollow
(The beautiful photo on our home page is by JoLynn C Reed.)
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