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WaterFest 2011


Sparta Aquifer Links


Results: Aquifer Levels Rising 2004-2015


Sparta Aquifer Recovery Monitoring Well Dedicated


Historical Groundwater Levels & Union County Water Usage, 8 USGS Real-Time Monitoring Wells


Louisiana: Well Levels 2004 - 2013


Louisiana: Water Quality Analyses thru 2013


Louisiana: UCWCB Report to LDNR June 2012


Project Map


Monitoring Well Network Map - Project Impact to Date


Water Quality Data 2001 - 2016
GraphA | GraphB | GraphC


Burns & McDonnell Benchmark Magazine: Sparta Comeback


Ouachita River Alternative Water Supply Project Description - 2006


AETN Special Report: "Troubled Water"


Rockefeller Foundation 2008: "Water Issues in Arkansas: An Unfinished Story"


Senator Pryor Welcomes Sparta Project Partners to D.C. to Accept U.S. Department of Interior Award


Final Report to EPA: Sparta Aquifer Recovery Study 2002 - 2007


Semi-Annual EPA Updates


Water Level Data


Water Usage


Interactive Map



Related Links


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


U.S. Geological Survey


Arkansas Natural Resources Commission


Louisiana Sparta Groundwater Commission



Burns & McDonnell Engineering



Contact Us:
Union County Water Conservation Board

441 West Cedar
El Dorado, Arkansas 71730
cindywoolsey@suddenlink.net 870 814-2871



 
 
 
 
 
 

Last Updated: 18.Sep.15

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Robert Reynolds, volunteer advisor and former Union County Water Conservation Board President, along with Chuck Campbell, GBMc Senior Engineer, discuss the Board's Ouachita River intake with 4th District Congressman Bruce Westerman on an early May 2016 field trip.


Robert Reynolds briefs U.S. Senator John Boozman's staff and State Representative Matthew Shepherd on Ouachita River water supply.

Between Editions 4/23/12
El Dorado News-Times 4/24/12

 


Chase Emerson, Sen. John Boozman's El Dorado Field Rep (left) and Will Rockefeller, the Senator's state Project Mgr. (2nd from right), share a laugh with Tommy Hendricks (2nd from left) and Robert Reynolds, Union County Water Conservation Board President, in the Ouachita River Alternative Water Supply Project lab and operations center a mile from the Ouachita River intake. River water is lightly treated for industrial use.

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Congressman Ross Dedicates Model Sparta Monitoring Well

 

 

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Burns & McDonnell
Benchmark Magazine: Sparta Comeback

 

 

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Arkansas & Louisiana Team Up
in Junction City
to Celebrate Sparta Recovery:
El Dorado News Times 4/13/10
Ruston Daily Lead 4/19/10

 

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Congressman Ross Presents $300,000
Federal Appropriation to Union
County Sparta Aquifer Stakeholders


 

 

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AETN Special Report:
"Troubled Water"

 

 

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Arkansas State Representative John Lowery signs a $48,058 Grant Check for the UCWCB from the Arkansas Natural Resource Commission

 

 

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Senator Pryor Welcomes Sparta Project Partners to D.C. to Accept U.S. Department of Interior Award

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Rockefeller Foundation 2008:
"Water Issues in Arkansas:
An Unfinished Story"

 

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Sparta Aquifer Information and Study Background

The Sparta aquifer is an important source of groundwater for southeastern Arkansas and northern Louisiana. It is the only viable aquifer in Union County, Arkansas. Seven cities, 29 rural water associations, and 11 major industries in Union County use the Sparta as a raw water source. Read more about the Sparta aquifer, the Union County Water Conservation Board, and the Sparta Aquifer Recovery Study by clicking here.


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