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Summary of reported agriculture and irrigation water use in Monroe County, Arkansas, 1991

January 1, 1993

This report summarizes the 1991 water-use reporting through the Conservation District Office in Monroe County, Arkansas. The number of withdrawal registrations for Monroe County was 1,886 (1,677 groundwater and 209 surface water). Water withdrawals reported during the registration process total 8.87 Mgal/d (5.75 Mgal/d groundwater and 3.12 Mgal/d surface water) for agriculture and 210.61 Mgal/d (190.99 Mgal/d groundwater and 19.62 Mgal/d surface water) for irrigation. The registration reports for 1991 indicate that this water was applied to 127,670 acres of land to irrigate rice, sorghum, soybeans, milo, cash grains, cotton, hay, and unknown crops, as well as for agricultural uses of animal aquaculture, minnows, and ducks. {descriptors: *Water use, *Arkansas, *Monroe County, Selective withdrawal, Groundwater, Surface water

Publication Year 1993
Title Summary of reported agriculture and irrigation water use in Monroe County, Arkansas, 1991
DOI 10.3133/ofr93474
Authors T.W. Holland, C.A. Manning, K.L. Stafford
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Open-File Report
Series Number 93-474
Index ID ofr93474
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse