+34.1 cfs (+1.32%) since yesterday
72.51% of normal
Total streamflow across the
was last observed at
cfs, and is expected to yield approximately
acre-ft of water today; about 73%
Average streamflow for this time of year is
with recent peaks last observed
2018-03-01 when daily discharge volume was observed at
Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the
Ouachita River At Camden
reporting a streamflow rate of 2,290 cfs.
This is also the highest stage along the Ouachita River, with a gauge stage of
7.01 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.
Percent of Normal
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.