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Posted on: July 28, 2015

Wildcat Creek Watershed Resiliency Project Advances to Phase 2 of Competition

The Kansas Department of Agriculture is pleased to share the recent announcement from U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro that the Wildcat Creek Watershed Resiliency Project has been selected to compete with 39 other state gove...Read on...

Posted on: July 21, 2015

Parking Ticket Fines to Increase in Manhattan on Aug. 1

Parking ticket fines will increase in the City of Manhattan on Aug. 1.

The Manhattan City Commission approved a consolidated parking ordinance in June that, in part, raised parking ticket fines and fees in order to deter drivers from parking illegally ...Read on...

Posted on: June 11, 2015

Paperless Initiative to Help City Reduce Costs

As part of an initiative to reduce costs, the City of Manhattan is launching a campaign to convert water/sewer utility customers who receive paper statements to e-billing customers.

Customers who sign up for e-billing will receive a monthly email inste...Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2015

U.S. 24 Resurfacing Project to Begin in Manhattan

On Thursday, May 21, weather permitting, a resurfacing project will begin on a 5.61-mile portion of U.S. Highway 24 from the K-177 junction north to the K-13 junction in Manhattan (Riley County).

Project work includes a 3-inch mill and 3-inch overlay ...Read on...

Posted on: April 14, 2015

Fire Hydrant Flowing to Begin

Manhattan Fire Department

The Manhattan Fire Department will start its annual fire hydrant maintenance program soon. Crews will be flowing and painting fire hydrants throughout the city until late fall.

The fire hydrants are flowed every year to ensure their proper operation a...Read on...

Posted on: March 16, 2015

Take the Irrigation Initiative

Take the Irrigation Initiative

Water demand increases sharply in the summer months, largely due to irrigation. Average daily demand during July and August is 10.75 million gallons per day (MGD), more than double the average winter month demand of 5.13 MGD, based on average daily demand...Read on...

Parks and Recreation

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Posted on: July 31, 2015

Public Health Watch posted at Dishman Lake in Anneberg Park.


We have posted a Public Health Watch at Dishman Lake in Anneberg Park because harmful Blue-Green Algae may be present. Testing is underway as well as a strategy for mitigation. Please use caution when contacting lake water and wash with clean water afterw...Read on...

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