Water Resources of Arkansas
Water Resources of Arkansas
Welcome to the USGS Web page that provides access to water resources information for Arkansas; this is your direct link to Arkansas water-resources data--quantity and quality of ground water, quantity and quality of surface water, and water use. You'll also find information about USGS publications and investigations conducted by the USGS and its cooperators.
Water Levels and Water Quality in the Sparta-Memphis Aquifer (Middle Claiborne Aquifer) in Arkansas, Spring-Summer 2011
Characterization of the Structure, Clean-Sand Percentage, Dissolved-Solids Concentrations, and Estimated Quantity of Groundwater in the Upper Cretaceous Nacatoch Sand and Tokio Formation, Arkansas
Jonathan A. Gillip
Simulated Effects of Existing and Proposed Surface-Water Impoundments and Gas-Well Pads on Streamflow and Suspended Sediment in the Cypress Creek Watershed, Arkansas
Rheannon M. Hart
Digital Surfaces and Thicknesses of Selected Hydrogeologic Units Within the Ozark Plateaus Aquifer System, Northwestern Arkansas
John B. Czarnecki, Susan E. Bolyard, Rheannon M. Hart, and Jimmy M. Clark
Mean Annual, Seasonal, and Monthly Precipitation and Runoff in Arkansas, 1951-2011
Aaron L. Pugh and Drew A. Westerman
Bathymetric Map, Area/Capacity Table, and Sediment Volume Estimate for Millwood Lake near Ashdown, Arkansas, 2013
Joseph M. Richards and W. Reed Green No Contamination from Fayetteville Shale Exploration Found in Sampled Wells (02/04/2013 )
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A study that examined the water quality of 127 shallow domestic wells in the Fayetteville Shale natural gas production area of Arkansas found no groundwater contamination associated with gas production, according to a report released today by the U.S. Geological Survey.
AR USGS Gas Shale water quality broadcast (01/23/2013 )
Domestic water wells in proximity to natural gas drilling sites in north central Arkansas are the subject of a newly released regional baseline study. The collaborative project, coordinated by the Arkansas U.S. Geological Survey Groundwater Resources Program was the first of its kind in the nation. And as Jacqueline Froelich reports, the results were surprising.
Jacqueline Froelich, KUAF
Water Board tests for stress on aquifer (01/26/2012 )
Despite a few technical skips and bumps in the road, the Union County Water Conservation Board began on Tuesday the third aquifer stress test in the last century in an effort to determine how well the Sparta Aquifer responds to the stress of continuous pumping.
Allison Gatlin, El Dorado News-Times
Illinois River Basin biology study (11/30/2011)
Last summer, the US Geological Survey began an ambitious biological sampling of the Illinois River in Washington and Benton Counties. We provide a progress report.
Jacqueline Froelich, KUAF radio Ozarks at Large