Efficiently and responsibly managing and protecting our water and land resources for the sustainability, health, safety, and economic benefit of the State of Arkansas
Designation of Critical Ground Water Areas
2(b). ANRC's 1998 Order as it applied to Arkansas County was appealed to Arkansas County Circuit Court, Case CIV 98-39. After Arkansas County Circuit Court remanded the Order back to the Commission "for such further actions as it may deem necessary," the Commission issued the following order: 2000 Designation of Alluvial and Sparta Aquifers within Arkansas County.
3(a). 2009 Designation of Mississipi RIver Valley Alluvial Aquifer and Memphis Sand Aquifer within portions of Clay, Craighead, Cross, Greene, Poinsett, St. Francis, and Lee Counties lying west of Crowley's Ridge (Cache Critical Groundwater Area).
3(b).2015 Designation of Mississipi River Valley Alluvial Aquifer and Memphis Sand Aquifer within Phillips County lying west of Crowley's Ridge and Inclusion of Phillips County into the Cache Critical Groundwater Area.
3(c). 2019 Designation of Alluvial Aquifer and Sparta Aquifer within Monroe County and Inclusion of Monroe County into the Cache Critical Groundwater Area.