A Clear Tomorrow
for Our River's Future

Under a grant agreement with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), RiverCity WRAPS is developing a Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy (WRAPS) program for the Lower Arkansas River watershed within the city limits.

Upcoming News & Events

  • Rain Barrel Sale - Don't miss this great opportunity to purchase an Ivy 50-gallon rain barrel and a 88-gallon compost bin at a discounted price. Order before Monday, June 3 - 11:00 P.M. CST and pick up locally. Read More
  • Pet Waste, Bag it Up - Did you know that we have more than 95,000 dogs and 100,000 cats in Wichita? That amounts to more than 50,000 lbs of pet waste every day. Read More
  • Lights on the River is a free family-friendly event that highlights Wichita’s best natural asset each holiday season – the Arkansas River. The annual river parade will feature a variety of floating boats decorated from bow to stern with festive holiday lights. The event is scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012.
  • Rain Garden Workshop Materials - Click Here to download workshop materials and be sure to check RiverCity WRAPS' online rain garden resources for additional information.

Become a Member Today

Membership is open to all Wichita and surrounding area residents, businesses and other organizations who wish have input in identifying watershed needs.   

RiverCity WRAPS meets at 5:30 p.m. on the last Monday of the month at the WATER Center, 101 E. Pawnee in Wichita. If you are interested in joining, check out one of our three committees, including Events, Project Demonstrations and Communications.

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RiverCity WRAPS Mission

The RiverCity WRAPS mission is to develop and implement water quality improvement projects in the community that restore and protect the overall health of the river’s watershed ecosystem. In addition, RiverCity WRAPS seeks to educate the public on the importance of water quality and best practices residents and local entities can participate in to help protect the river well into the future.