Poteau Watershed - 11110105

Home to approximately 42,000 Arkansans (2000 Census), the Poteau (see poster) watershed lies within the Arkansas River Basin in Western Arkansas crossing into Oklahoma.  The hydrologic unit code for this watershed is 11110105.  There is no upstream watershed.  The Robert S. Kerr Reservoir (11110104) is downstream.

State-Level Map - Poteau Watershed-Level Map - Poteau Watershed Land Use Map - Poteau
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Major Streams 2006 Land Use
(553 Square Miles)
  • Hawes Creek
  • Jones Creek
  • Poteau River
  • Poteau River, Black Fork
  • Poteau River, James Fork
  • Riddle Creek
  • Ross Creek
  • Forest: 56.3%
  • Grassland: 21.4%
  • Transitional: 19.0%
  • Suburban: 2.2%
  • Urban: 0.7%
  • Water: 0.7%
  • Cropland: 0.0%

Data Source: CAST

Poteau 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:  Poteau
  • EPA Surf Your Watershed:  Poteau
  • USGS Real Time Stream Flow:  Poteau
  • USGS Links to Water Quality & Groundwater Monitoring Sites:  Poteau
  • Environmental Statistics Group (Montana State University):  Poteau


  • 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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