Canoe Trip
Sunset on Arkansas River

Promotes financing and implementation of effective and affordable solutions to Arkansas's water supply, flood control and waste disposal needs.

Performs state level planning for management, conservation and development of Arkansas's water resources; provides safe and effective water supply; and protects present and future generations from flooding.

Provides leadership and support for Arkansas's Conservation Districts in the development, management and conservation of the state's land and water resources.

The Arkansas Natural Resources Commission 2018 Groundwater Report is available now.

The Arkansas Groundwater Protection & Management Report for 2018 is available now. Click here to view the report.


The next ANRC Commission Meeting will be held July 17, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. in the Arkansas River Room at the Commission in Little Rock, AR. This meeting will be telephonic. For a complete listing of events, please check our calendar.

Monroe County now part of the Cache Critical Groundwater Area

On May 15, 2019, the Commission designated Monroe County as a Critical Groundwater Area for both the alluvial and Sparta aquifers.