Lower White- Bayou Des Arc Watershed - 08020301

Home to approximately 59,000 Arkansans (2000 Census), the Lower White- Bayou Des Arc watershed lies within the White River Basin in Central Arkansas.  The hydrologic unit code for this watershed is 08020301.  Upstream watersheds are the Upper White-Village (11010013) and the Little Red (11010014).  The Lower White (08020303) is downstream.

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(Contact Information)
Major Streams 2006 Land Use
(1,124 Square Miles)
  • Bayou Des Arc
  • Bull Creek
  • Cypress Bayou
  • Fourmile Creek
  • Pigeon Roost Creek
  • Wattensaw Bayou
  • White River
  • Forest: 43.4%
  • Grassland: 23.1%
  • Cropland: 21.1%
  • Transitional: 7.7%
  • Water: 3.1%
  • Suburban: 1.2%
  • Urban: 0.3%

Data Source: CAST

Lower White - Bayou Des Arc 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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