Upper Timber Creek

General Information

Sponsored by:
Upper Timber Creek Producer Advisory Committee
Project Manager:
Jennifer Carr
Start Date:
March 21, 2003
2218 E 9th Ste. B
Winfield, KS 67156 United States


Geographical Information:

Surrounding water bodies:

Timber Creek and Winfield City Lake

Watershed Description:

The Upper Timber Creek Watershed located in north-east Cowley county is a sub watershed of the Timber Creek Watershed. It drains directly into the Winfield City Lake which is the main water supply for 60% of Cowley county. The Upper Timber Creek Watershed is approximately 86.6 sq. miles in size and includes Butler and Cowley counties. The watershed is in HUC# 11030018030020 & 11030018030030.

Project Goals & Objectives:

  • Quality
  • Surface water
  • Pollution
  • Conservation

Other Goals:

To improve habitat for wildlife and aquatic species.

Project Achievements:

The Upper Timber Creek PAC has been implementing Best Management Practices in conjunction with stakeholders since 2005. The have developed a sign promoting their watershed and the BMP's that are implemented

Denise Noonan
Committee Members:
Brad McMinn Bob Schultz Richard Tatum Joe Haggard Scott Drake Dan Defore Mark Olney John Crow

Current Project Partners:

  • Cowley County Conservation District
  • NRCS
  • City of Winfield


Copyright 2019 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.