Kan. Admin. Regs. § 5-3-22 - Maximum reasonable quantity of water for livestock and poultry

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) The following quantities shall be deemed the maximum quantity of water reasonable for nondomestic livestock and poultry water use:

Livestock/poultry Drinking water (gallons per head per day) Additional quantities for servicing/flushing (gallons per head per day)

Cattle, beef 15 0 (open lot)

100 [confined building capacity (cbc)]

Cattle, dairy 35 100 (cbc)

Swine

finishing 5 15 (cbc)

nursery 1 4 (cbc)

sow and litter 8 35 (cbc)

gestating sow 6 25 (cbc)

Sheep 2 0 (open lot)

15 (cbc)

Horses 12 0 (open lot)

100 (cbc)

Poultry

chickens (100 layers) 9 200 (cbc)

turkeys (100) 30 400 (cbc)

(b) The maximum reasonable quantity of water that may be approved for nondomestic livestock and poultry use for applications approved on or after the effective date of this regulation shall be limited as set forth in subsection (a) above. The quantities set forth in subsection (a) may be exceeded only if the applicant demonstrates both of the following to the chief engineer:
(1) The requested quantity is reasonable for the intended use.
(2) This quantity is not wasteful and will not otherwise prejudicially and unreasonably affect the public interest.
(c) For all other types of nondomestic livestock, poultry, birds, and animals, the maximum quantity of water approved for beneficial use shall be reasonable.
(d) The maximum reasonable quantity of water that may be perfected for nondomestic livestock or poultry use shall not exceed the quantities set forth in subsections (a), (b) and (c) above, unless the water right owner demonstrates both of the following to the chief engineer:
(1) A larger quantity of water was actually applied to beneficial use within the terms, conditions, and limitations of the permit within the perfection period.
(2) The quantity used was not wasted.

Notes

Kan. Admin. Regs. § 5-3-22
Authorized by K.S.A. 82a-706a; implementing K.S.A. 82a-707(e), K.S.A. 1999 Supp. 82a-711, K.S.A. 82a-712, and K.S.A. 1999 Supp. 82a-714; effective Sept. 22, 2000.

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