Water Quality Publications (Variety)

Note: All of the reports linked below are in PDF file format. If you have trouble viewing PDF files, see About PDF on the About ADEQ’s Website page.

Reports published prior to July 2003 were scanned. Some maps in these reports may be poor quality due to the scanning process. Hard copies of these reports, which contain better quality maps, may be obtained by contacting the Water Quality Planning staff, 501-682-2199.

  • Arkansas River
    WQ02-02-1
    Data Analysis of Dissolved Oxygen Sampling in the Arkansas River, Ft. Smith to Dardanelle, Arkansas. ADEQ Water Division, 2002, 19 p.
  • Bayou Bartholomew
    WQ01-04-1
    Physical, Chemical and Biological Assessment of the Bayou Bartholomew Watershed, Jefferson, Lincoln, Drew, Cleveland, Desha and Ashley Counties, Arkansas. ADEQ Water Division, 2001, 108 p. + Appendices
  • Big Creek and Lost Creek ditches
    WQ98-10-1
    TMDL Investigation of Water Quality Impairments to Big Creek Ditch and Lost Creek Ditch, Craighead County, Arkansas. ADEQ Water Division, 1998, 25 p.
  • Cove and Chamberlain Creeks
    WQ09-10-01
    Physical, Chemical and Biological Survey of Cove Creek Watershed. ADEQ Water Division, 2009, 62 p.
  • Flat Creek
    WQ98-04-1
    TMDL Investigation of Water Quality Impairments to Unnamed Tributary to Flat Creek, Union County, Arkansas. ADEQ Water Division, 1998, 42 p.
  • Hicks Creek
    Hicks Creek TMDL for Nitrate
  • Illinois River and tributaries
    WQ95-12-2
    Water Quality Survey and Biological Assessment of the Effects of Wastewater Discharges from the City of Siloam Springs on Sager Creek. ADEQ Water Division in cooperation with the Oklahoma Water Resources Board, 1995, 54 p.
    WQ95-12-3
    Illinois River Water Quality, Macroinvertebrate and Fish Community Survey, Status Report. ADEQ Water Division, 1995, 8 p. + appendices.
    WQ97-03-1
    Illinois River Water Quality, Macroinvertebrate and Fish Community Survey, Benton and Washington Counties, Arkansas. ADEQ Water Division, 1997, 90 p.
    WQ97-05-2
    TMDL Investigation of Water Quality Impairments to Town Branch, McKisic, and Little Sugar Creeks, Benton County, Arkansas. ADEQ Water Division, 1997, 31 p.
  • Jug Creek
    WQ97-06-2
    TMDL Investigation of Water Quality Impairments to Jug Creek, Dallas County, Arkansas. ADEQ Water Division, 1997, 24 p.
  • Love Creek
    A Macrobenthic Study and Microhabitat Characterization of Love Creek and Tar Camp Creek, Jefferson County, Arkansas
  • Water Quality and Biological Characteristics of the Middle Fork of the Saline River, Arkansas, 2003-06
    TMDL Investigation of the Tyson Foods and Nashville WWTP Effluents on Mine Creek, Howard County, Arkansas. ADEQ Water Division, 2000, 34 p.
  • Middle Fork Little Red
    WQ06-06-01
    Physical, Chemical And Biological Assessment Of The Middle Fork Little Red River Watershed, 2006.
  • Mine Creek
    WQ00-05-1
    TMDL Investigation of the Tyson Foods and Nashville WWTP Effluents on Mine Creek, Howard County, Arkansas. ADEQ Water Division, 2000, 34 p.
  • Ouachita River
    WQ93-01-1
    A Survey of the Fish Community in the Lower Ouachita River, Arkansas. J. Wise, S. Fillipek, J. Giese, B. Keith and D. Turman, 1993, 47 p.
    WQ96-08-2
    An Evaluation of the Mussel Community in the Lower Ouachita River. W.R. Posey, J.L. Harris and G.L. Harp, 1996, 26 p.
    WQ96-00-0
    Ammonia Investigation, Ouachita River. ADEQ Water Division, 1996, 17 p.
  • Piney Creek Watershed
    WQ99-07-1
    Physical, Chemical and Biological Assessment of the Piney Creek Watershed, Johnson, Newton and Pope Counties, Arkansas, ADEQ Water Division, 1999, 72 p.
  • Poteau River
    WQ94-11-1
    Water Quality Survey of the Tyson Foods and City of Waldron Wastewater Treatment Facilities Effluent on the Poteau River. ADEQ Water Division, 1994, 53 p.
  • Prairie Creek
    WQ94-01-1
    Water Quality Survey of the Mena Wastewater Treatment Facility Effluent on Prairie Creek. ADEQ Water Division, 1994, 27 p.
  • Saline River
    WQ10-10-01
    Draft Evaluation Protocol for Assessing Nutrient Indicators for Streams and Rivers of the Upper Saline River Watershed, Arkansas
    WQ95-10-1
    Water Quality Survey of the South, Middle, Alum and North Forks of the Saline River. ADEQ Water Division, 1995, 41 p.
  • Strawberry River
    Physical, Chemical, and Biological Assessment of the Strawberry River Watershed
  • Upper White River and tributaries
    WQ92-06-1
    Water Quality Survey of the Berryville STP Effluent on Freeman Branch and Osage Creek. ADEQ Water Division, 1992, 23 p.
    WQ93-03-1
    Water Quality Survey of the Huntsville STP Effluent on Town Branch and Holman Creek. ADEQ Water Division, 1993, 41 p.
    WQ95-02-1
    Water Quality Survey of the Mountain Home STP Effluent on Hicks Creek. ADEQ Water Division, 1995, 39 p.
    WQ95-08-1
    Water Quality, Macroinvertebrate and Fish Community Survey of the Upper White River Watershed, Northwest Arkansas, West Fork, Middle Fork and Main Fork White River, Brush Creek, Richland Creek, War Eagle Creek, Kings River, Osage Creek. Long Creek and Yocum Creek. ADEQ Water Division, 1995, 96 p.
  • Rolling Fork
    WQ99-04-1
    TMDL Investigation of Water Quality Impairments to Rolling Fork River, Polk County, Arkansas. ADEQ Water Division, 1999, 25 pp.
  • South Fourche LaFave
    WQ93-12-1
    South Fourche LaFave River, Arkansas, A Water Quality, Macroinvertebrate and Fish Community Survey. ADEQ Water Division, 1993, 45 p.
  • Stone Dam Creek
    WQ97-05-1
    TMDL Investigation of Water Quality Impairments to Stone Dam Creek, Faulkner County, Arkansas. ADEQ Water Division, 1997, 24 p.
  • Whig Creek
    WQ97-06-1
    TMDL Investigation of Water Quality Impairments to Whig Creek, Pope County, Arkansas. ADEQ Water Division, 1997, 24 p.
  • WQ89-12-1
    Assessment of Arkansas’ Significant Publicly-Owned Lakes. ADEQ Water Division, 1989, 60p.
  • WQ92-10-1
    Final Report for Beaver Lake - Phase I Diagnostic/Feasibility Study. Prepared by FTN Associates for ADEQ Water Division, 1992
  • WQ93-00-0
    Lake Norrell Water Quality Survey. ADEQ Water Division, 1993, 6 p.
  • WQ95-12-1
    Water Quality Assessment of Arkansas’ Significant Publicly-Owned Lakes, Summer 1994. ADEQ Water Division, 1995, 75 p.
  • WQ98-11-1
    Water Quality Study of Brushy Lake, Monroe County, Arkansas. ADEQ Water Division, 1998, 9 p.
  • WQ98-11-2
    Water Quality Study of Lake Conway, Faulkner County, Arkansas. ADEQ Water Division, 1998, 6 p.
  • WQ00-06-1
    Water Quality Assessment of Arkansas’ Significant Publicly-Owned Lakes, Summer 1999. ADEQ Water Division, 2000, 27 p. + Appendices
  • WQ01-04-2
    Data Summary of Special Water Quality Sampling on Lake Conway, Arkansas ADEQ Water Division, 2001, 14 p.
  • WQ01-09-1
    Data Summary of Special Water Quality Sampling on Lake Conway, Arkansas ADEQ Water Division, 2001
  • WQ81-00-1
    Groundwater: Volume 1 Elements of an Arkansas State Groundwater Quality Protection Strategy. ADEQ Water Division, 1981, 96 p.
  • WQ92-00-1
    Evaluation of Water Sample Sites for Possible Nitrate Contamination Sources. ADEQ Water Division, 1992, 36 p.
  • WQ94-04-2
    Status Report, Arkansas Prototype Monitoring Program. T.M. Kresse and E.D. Van Schaik, 1994, 59 p.
  • WQ94-10-1
    Report on the Third Sampling of the El Dorado, Pine Bluff, and Lonoke Prototypes, Arkansas Prototype Monitoring Program. E.J. Van Schaik and T.M. Kresse, 1994, 45 p.
  • WQ95-11-1
    Report on the Third Sampling of the Jonesboro Prototype, Arkansas Prototype Monitoring Program. E.J. Van Schaik and T.M. Kresse, 1995, 28 p.
  • WQ96-02-1
    Report on the Third Sampling of the Brinkley Prototype, Arkansas Prototype Monitoring Program. E.J. Van Schaik and T.M. Kresse, 1996, 40 p.
  • WQ96-06-1
    Contemporary Ground Water Quality, State of Arkansas (1994-1996). ADEQ Water Division, 1996, 53p.
  • WQ96-11-1
    Preliminary Results of Pesticide Investigation, Augusta, Arkansas. T.M. Kresse and E.J. Van Schaik, 1996, 17 p.
  • WQ97-06-3
    Report of the Third Sampling of the Omaha Monitoring Area, Arkansas Ambient Ground Water Monitoring Program. T.A. Huetter, E.J. Van Schaik and T.M. Kresse, 1997, 44 p.
  • WQ97-10-1
    Occurrance of Pesticides in Alluvial Aquifer of Eastern Arkansas. T.M. Kresse, E.J. Van Schaik, J.Wise and T.A. Huetter, 1997, 39 p.
  • WQ98-06-1
    Report of the Fourth Sampling of the Ouachita Monitoring Area (Sparta Aquifer), Arkansas Ambient Ground Water Monitoring Program. T.A. Huetter, T.M. Kresse, and E.J. Van Schaik 1998, 44 p.
  • WQ99-10-1
    Ground-Water Resources and Water Quality in the Vicinity of Pine Bluff Municipal Area Jefferson County, Arkansas. T.M. Kresse and T.A. Huetter, 1999, 75 p.
  • WQ02-05-1
    Pesticides, Water Quality and Geochemical Evolution of Ground Water in the Alluvial Aquifer, Bayou Bartholomew Watershed, Arkansas. ADEQ Water Division, 111 p.
  • WQ03-03-1
    Occurrence of Arsenic in Ground Waters of Arkansas and Implications for Source and Release Mechanisms. ADEQ Water Division, 2003, 35 p.
  • WQ04-01-1
    Ground-Water Quality and Geochemistry in the Strawberry River Watershed in Northeast Arkansas. T.M. Kresse and J.A. Fazio, 2004, 54 p.