Lower Saline Watershed - 08040204

Home to approximately 40,000 Arkansans (2000 Census), the Lower Saline watershed lies within the Ouachita River Basin in Southern Arkansas.  The hydrologic unit code for this watershed is 08040204.  Upstream is the Upper Saline (08040203).  The Lower Ouachita- Bayou De Loutre (08040202) is downstream.

State-Level Map - Lower Saline Watershed-Level Map - Lower Saline Watershed Land Use Map - Lower Saline
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Major Streams 2006 Land Use
(1,503 Square Miles)
  • Big Creek
  • Hudgin Creek
  • L'aigle Creek
  • Saline River
  • Forest: 75.0%
  • Transitional: 15.7%
  • Grassland: 7.7%
  • Water: 1.1%
  • Suburban: 0.9%
  • Urban: 0.1%
  • Cropland: 0.0%

Data Source: CAST

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


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


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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