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Summary of reported agriculture and irrigation water use in west-central Arkansas counties, 1991

January 1, 1993

This report summarizes the 1991 water-use reporting through the Conservation District Offices in the following west-central Arkansas counties: Conway, Crawford, Faulkner, Franklin, Johnson, Logan, Perry, Pope, Scott, Sebastian, and Yell. The number of withdrawal registrations for west-central Arkansas counties was 307 (90 groundwater and 217 surface water). Water withdrawals reported during the registration process total 1.00 Mgal/d (0.15 Mgal/d groundwater and 0.85 Mgal/d surface water) for agriculture and 32.07 Mgal/d (5.67 Mgal/d groundwater and 26.40 Mgal/d surface water) for irrigation. The registration reports for 1991 indicate that this water was applied to 22,856 acres of land to irrigate rice, corn, sorghum, soybeans, wheat, cash grains, hay, milo, vegetables, sod, berries, grapes, and fruit trees as well as for the agricultural uses of catfish and ducks.

Publication Year 1993
Title Summary of reported agriculture and irrigation water use in west-central Arkansas counties, 1991
DOI 10.3133/ofr93637
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 93-637
Index ID ofr93637
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse