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Watershed

Resources

  • Try the interactive watershed map on ArkansasWater.org. View watershed and surface water boundaries, and add or subtract various layers of data including roads, drainage ditches, natural and scenic rivers, and more.
  • Southern Regional Water Program – A collaboration of people from 13 states with expertise in animal waste management, agricultural engineering, soil fertility, agronomy, solid waste management, extension education, and agricultural economics “responding to water quality and conservation issues with educational assistance, technology development and technology transfer programs.”
  • Surf Your Watershed – Allows you to locate watersheds, and shows involved organizations, websites, health assessments, and water quality monitoring data about a particular watershed.

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Arkansas, HUC 8 Watersheds

Publications

  • Arkansas Watersheds – Fact sheet containing general information on the identity and importance of watersheds, explanation of the Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC), and more.
  • Riparian Buffers: Functions and Values – Fact sheet that describes the definition and functions of riparian buffers, including buffering and filtering, ecosystem services, wildlife habitat, and how riparian buffers can increase property value.