KS-WRAPS Upper Wakarusa WRAPS Implementation (Six Mile and Lynn Creeks)

General Information

Sponsored by:
Shawnee County Conservation District
Project Manager:
Richard Runnebaum
Start Date:
March 31, 2006
End Date:
June 2012
3231 SW Van Buren Street Suite 2
Topeka, KS 66611 United States


Geographical Information:

Surrounding water bodies:

Lynn Creek and Six Mile Creek abover the Wakarusa River flowing into Clinton Lake.

Watershed Description:

Lynn Creek 10270104 67 Six Mile Creek 10270104 65

Project Goals & Objectives:

  • Quality
  • Groundwater
  • Restoration

Project Achievements:

Two initial landowner meetings were held in which the Upper Wakarusa WRAPS objectives were prioritized for the smaller sub-watersheds. Two stakeholder committees were formed and have identified BMPs to address local water quality issues. BMPs are being installed. A burn school and a burn demonstration were held according to stakeholder committee request.

Richard Runnebaum
Committee Members:
J.D. Hanna, Wayne Lukert, Granville Davidson, Francis Kelsey, Evelyn Davis, Judy Boltman

Copyright 2018 Kansas Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy
This project funded in part through the Kansas Water Office, with appropriations from the Kansas Water Plan Fund; and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, through EPA Section 319 Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Grant # C9007405-11.