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Water Testing

The AWRC Water Quality Lab is certified by the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) for analyses of multiple constituents in water samples. Get your water tested in our certified labs.


AWRC February Water News

Read the February newsletter to learn about available water-quality information, our annual water conference, the draft Buffalo River Watershed Management Plan, jobs, events, and more!

Job opportunities for undergraduates, recent graduates, and other professionals.

Beaver Water District, the Northwest Arkansas Conservation Authority, and other water resources organizations are looking for applicants for internships and full-time positions.

For more information about these and other job opportunities, visit our Job Opportunities page.

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Arkansas Water Resources Center
University of Arkansas
1371 W. Altheimer Drive
DTAS 106
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Phone: 479-575-4403


The Arkansas Water Resources Center publishes a variety of publications including the annual report for the US Geological Survey 104B Program, newsletters, annual summaries of AWRC activities, MSC and PUB Publications, and water-data reports.


USGS 104b Program

USGS 104B Grants

The AWRC awards multiple water research grants each year through the USGS 104B Grant Program.

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Northwest Arkansas Water Monitoring

NWA Monitoring

The purpose of this project is to collect and analyze 46 samples each year at 15 sites in the Upper Illinois River Watershed and Upper White River Basin. The goal is to estimate loads and trends for a number of important water quality parameters.

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Turbidity in the West Fork of the White River, Arkansas

Tracking Turbidity in the West Fork

The purpose of this study is to better understand how water quality changes from the upstream headwaters of the West Fork of the White River to the larger downstream sections of the river.

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