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11/30/2009
Groundwater running out?
It's one of agriculture's biggest ironies that water can be in such dire supply under the ground while inundating the countryside at the surface.
Elton Robinson, Farm Press Editorial Staff
11/30/2009   Listen to Audio
National and State Water Use Changes Over Last 30 Years
Malcolm Glover, KUAR FM 89 News
07/22/2009
Volunteers needed for Secchi Day lake monitoring

The fourth annual Secchi Day on Beaver Lake will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 29 at the east and west shelters near the boat ramp at Prairie Creek on Beaver Lake.
Staff Writers, Rogers Hometown News
09/12/2008
Hurricane Ike Raises Flood Concerns

The year 2008 has so far brought heavy rains, tornadoes....and some of the worst flooding the state has ever seen.
Pete Thompson, KARK 4 News
07/28/2008
New Flood Warning System For Hot Springs

Officials unveiled a new flood warning information system in Hot Springs, the first in Arkansas to use satellite data transmissions from multiple sites to warn of dangerous conditions.
Robert Bell, todaysthv.com
07/22/2008
Flood Warning Information System Unveiled at Hot Springs

A flood warning information system has been unveiled at Whittington City Park in Hot Springs.
KARK, arkansasmatters.com
07/03/2008
USGS, Central Arkansas Water, and UALR join in watershed partnership

They'll call it the Central Arkansas Watershed Center for Excellence, a new part nership between Central Arkansas Water, the United States Geological Survey and UALR.
Mike Duncan, todaysthv.com
05/05/2008
Drugs can now be discarded safely

Safely ridding one's home of medications can be a problem, but Benton County, with the help of the Bella Vista Police Department, has a new program designed to do just that.
Andra Atteberry, NWAnews.com
04/22/2008
UCWCB, partners recognized for efforts to preserve aquifer

The U.S. Department of Interior has recognized the Union County Water Conservation Board, along with their partners, for efforts to preserve the Sparta Aquifer over the past decade.
John Worthern, El Dorado New-Times
04/14/2008
Fox 16 News Video Clip

The USGS is testing the flow by dragging a boat with a doppler attached to it across the river.
LaTresha Woodruff, Fox 16
04/14/2008
Floodwater Receding High Water Still Dangerous, Officials Warn

The rain is over, but high water in local streams and rivers will retreat slowly over the weekend.
Dan Craft, The Morning News
03/28/2008
Flood Magnitudes Press Release

Significant flood peaks occurred across northern Arkansas and into the lower White River Basin beginning on March 18 and continuing to the present. Stage and streamflow measurements made by teams of USGS hydrographers indicate that floods at most sites were in the 25- to 100-year recurrence interval range.
Jaysson Funkhouser, USGS Arkansas Water Science Center
03/21/2008
USGS Crews Work To Measure Flood
The U.S. Geological Survey has 140 locations here in Arkansas. They've been working to gauge the water levels in Arkansas streams and rivers for the past 48 hours.
Katherina- Marie Yancy, Backpack Journalist, KTHV

video of Flooding 03/19/2008
KARK Channel 4 News Video Clip
USGS Measures Flooding along Buffalo River.
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