Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center -- 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.
A rare Uroglena bloom in Beaver Lake, Arkansas, spring 2015 Lake and Reservoir Management
William R. Green and Brad Hufhines
SIR 2016-5130 Data Release
Altitudes and thicknesses of hydrogeologic units of the Ozark Plateaus aquifer system in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma
Drew A. Westerman, Jonathan A. Gillip, Joseph M. Richards, Phillip D. Hays, and Brian R. Clark
Macroinvertebrate and diatom metrics as indicators of water-quality conditions in connected depression wetlands in the Mississippi Alluvial Plain
Billy Justus, David Burge, Jennifer Cobb, Travis Marsico, and Jennifer Bouldin
Ozark Plateaus seepage run dataset, southern Missouri and northern Arkansas, 1982-2006
Knierim, K.J., Wagner, D.M., Roland, V., and Nottmeier, A.M
Lithology, Hydrologic Characteristics, and Water Quality of the Arkansas River Valley Alluvial Aquifer in the Vicinity of Van Buren, Arkansas
Timothy M. Kresse, Drew A. Westerman, and Rheannon M. Hart
Dry Season Mean Monthly Flow and Harmonic Mean Flow Regression Equations for Selected Ungaged Basins in Arkansas
Brian K. Breaker 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