Buffalo Watershed - 11010005

Home to approximately 17,000 Arkansans (2000 Census), the Buffalo watershed lies within the White River Basin in Northwest Arkansas.  The hydrologic unit code for this watershed is 11010005.  There is no upstream watershed.  The Middle White Watershed is downstream.

State-Level Map - Buffalo Watershed-Level Map - Buffalo Watershed Land Use Map - Buffalo
 
 
 
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Major Streams 2006 Land Use
(1,372 Square Miles)
  • Bear Creek
  • Big Cave Creek
  • Big Creek
  • Big Creek, Left Fork
  • Buffalo River
  • Calf Creek
  • Clobber Creek
  • Davis Creek
  • Little Buffalo River
  • Little Buffalo River, East Fork
  • Richland Creek
  • Sams Creek
  • Sellers Creek
  • Spring Creek
  • Thomas Creek
  • Forest: 79.5%
  • Grassland: 15.2%
  • Transitional: 5.5%
  • Suburban: 0.2%
  • Urban: 0.1%
  • Water: 0.1%
  • Cropland: 0.0%

Data Source: CAST

 

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

 

More Watershed-Related Information

Announcements

  • 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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