Lower Little Watershed - 11140109

Home to approximately 46,000 Arkansans (2000 Census), the Lower Little (see poster) watershed lies within the Red River Basin in Southwest Arkansas crossing into Oklahoma.  The hydrologic unit code for this watershed is 11140109.  Upstream are the Upper Little (Oklahoma) and the Mountain Fork (11140108).  The McKinney-Posten Bayous Watershed (11140201) is downstream.

State-Level Map - Lower Little Watershed-Level Map - Lower Little Watershed Land Use Map - Lower Little
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Major Streams 2006 Land Use
(1,770 Square Miles)
  • Bear Creek
  • Bushy Creek
  • Cossatot River
  • Flat Creek
  • Holly Creek
  • Little River
  • Little River, Rolling Fork
  • Messer Creek
  • Mine Creek
  • Pond Creek
  • Robinson Creek
  • Rock Creek
  • Saline River
  • Forest: 66.0%
  • Grassland: 16.3%
  • Transitional: 13.1%
  • Water: 3.2%
  • Suburban: 1.6%
  • Cropland: 0.3%
  • Urban: 0.1%

Data Source: CAST

Lower Little 303d Impaired Streams (what is an impaired stream?)


Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Documents (what is a TMDL?)


More Watershed-Related Information

  • CAST Arkansas Watershed Information System:  Lower Little
  • EPA Surf Your Watershed:  Lower Little
  • USGS Real Time Stream Flow:  Lower Little
  • USGS Links to Water Quality & Groundwater Monitoring Sites:  Lower Little
  • Environmental Statistics Group (Montana State University):  Lower Little
  • Audubon Arkansas:  Important Bird Area
  • Arkansas Watershed Advisory Group (Spring/Summer 2002) - The Lower Little River Watershed Coalition - "The Lower Little River Watershed Coalition (LLRWC) held public meetings in Mena, Nashville, Ashdown, and DeQueen during the month of March"... more on Page 4
  • Arkansas Watershed Advisory Group (Winter 2002-2003) - Little River Watershed - "To better manage the water resources of the Lower Little River watershed, six participating conservation districts decided to combine efforts and form the Lower Little River Watershed Coalition"... more on Page 2
  • Arkansas Watershed Advisory Group (Fall 2003) - Lower Little River Watershed Awareness Day - "The first Lower Little River Watershed Awareness day was held Thursday, September 4, 2003 at the DeQueen Country Club in Dequeen, Arkansas"...more on Page 7


  • 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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