Current River Watershed - 11010008

Home to approximately 2,000 Arkansans (2000 Census), the Current River watershed lies within the White River Basin in Northeast Arkansas crossing into Missouri.  The hydrologic unit code for this watershed is 11010008.  There is no upstream watershed.  The Lower Black (11010009) is downstream.

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Major Streams 2006 Land Use
(116 Square Miles)
  • Byrnes Ditch
  • Current River
  • Cypress Ditch
  • Indian Creek
  • Little Black River
  • Taft Ditch
  • Cropland: 63.1%
  • Forest: 17.3%
  • Grassland: 15.1%
  • Water: 2.2%
  • Transitional: 1.0%
  • Suburban: 0.7%
  • Urban: 0.4%

Data Source: CAST

Current River 303d Impaired Streams (what is an impaired stream?)


More Watershed-Related Information


  • Clean Water Act Section 303(d) Impaired Waters Data Update here
  • Arkansas’s Final/ Draft Impaired Waterbodies – 303(d) List by Year here
  • AR Water Newsletter, Summer, 2015 here
  • NPS Management Plan here
  • The projects presented at the 2015 annual NPS conference are located here

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