Ouachita River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather


Ouachita River Levels

June 20 2024

1,877 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-569.0 cfs (-37.56%) since yesterday
10.19% of normal Very Low

Total streamflow across the Ouachita River was last observed at 946 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 1,877 acre-ft of water today; about 10% of normal. River levels are low and may signify a drought. Average streamflow for this time of year is 9,281 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2018-03-01 when daily discharge volume was observed at 141,300 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Ouachita River At Camden reporting a streamflow rate of 574 cfs. This is also the highest stage along the Ouachita River, with a gauge stage of 6.45 ft at this location. This river is monitored from 3 different streamgauging stations along the Ouachita River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 658 ft, the Ouachita River Near Mount Ida.

Last Updated 2024-06-20
Streamflow 946.1 cfs
Percent of Normal 10.19%
Maximum 141,300.0 cfs
2018-03-01

About the ouachita river


The Ouachita River is a 605-mile-long river that runs through Arkansas and Louisiana. The river has a rich history, as it was a major transportation route for Native Americans and early settlers. The hydrology of the river is unique, as it flows through the Ouachita Mountains and the Gulf Coastal Plain, creating a diverse landscape. The river is home to several dams and reservoirs, including Lake Ouachita and Lake Hamilton, which provide hydroelectric power, flood control, and recreational opportunities. The Ouachita River is also used for irrigation and agriculture in the region. Recreational activities such as fishing, canoeing, and camping are popular along the river, and it is home to diverse wildlife, including eagles, alligators, and river otters.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Ouachita River Near Mount Ida
USGS 07356000
80 cfs 2.58 ft -13.03
Ouachita River At Remmel Dam Above Jones Mill
USGS 07359002
292 cfs 2.67 ft 6.96
Ouachita River At Camden
USGS 07362000
574 cfs 6.45 ft -50.09

Peak Annual Discharge

Ouachita River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Ouachita River Year Over Year Discharge


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