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August 27

Facilities hidden in plain sight gain local attention

Fox 4 News localized this story that had gone viral with a feature about Johnson County Wastewater and the utility's pump stations which are "hidden in plain sight" in a couple of residential areas

August 27

Johnson County Wastewater receives national recognition

Each year the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) recognizes public wastewater facilities for outstanding compliance with National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit limits. This recognition program consists of Peak Performance Awards in three categories – Platinum, Gold, and Silver.

Johnson County Wastewater was recognized in July at the NACWA national conference held in Providence, RI for its outstanding compliance records in the 2014 calendar...

August 13

BOCC adopts 2016 budget

The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) has adopted the FY 2016 budget for Johnson County. It includes the first mill levy increase in a decade. The news release is available here:

August 12

Are you into CSI?

This is National Forensic Science Week, a week dedicated to recognizing the importance of proper forensic science and its critical role in criminal investigations. The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office is helping to educate the public about its crime lab and the forensic tools its officers use. Join in the fun during the Sheriff’s Office Forensic Science Week tweet-a-long by following @JOCOSHERIFF and #AskAScientist on Twitter...

August 5

Johnson County Library Fall Guide available

The Johnson County LIbrary Fall 2015 Guide is now available. It's full of information on library news, events for all ages, exhibitions, details on the 2015 Writers Conference and so much more. Click here to start planning your fall calendar.  


August 4

Can you can?

Interested in learning how to preserve fresh fruits and veggies? Johnson County K-State Research and Extension offers hands-on workshops where you can learn the basics on freezing, canning and drying. Classes start August 10. Please click here and scroll down to "Family & Consumer Sciences" to enroll.

You can also get some canning tips from Johnson County Extenstion family and consumer sciences...