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Flooding at Kansas state parks costing state millions

 

December 1, 2019



TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The toll of massive flooding in Kansas is proving to be high for the agency that operates state parks.

KCUR reports that the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism will lose millions of dollars as the result of park closures, property damage and washed out park roads.

In much of the state, heavy rains began in early spring and flooding was widespread into the summer. High water levels at reservoirs, where many state parks are located, inundated campgrounds, boat docks and roads.

Parks Director Linda Lanterman said the timing was especially bad because May thr...



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