About the Watershed
Seven counties within Watershed:
Conway, Perry, Pope, Van Buren, Faulkner, Pulaski, and Yell.
Land Use within Watershed (2006) :
Direcetly on Lake Conway Surface: ~7,100 million gallons Conway Area (measurements taken at Conway airport): 49.08 inches/year.
Past and current ongoing research projects in the watershed.
At 6,700-acres, Lake Conway is the largest man-made game and fish commission lake in the United States. Construction of the lake began in 1948, with its waters coming from the runoff of Stone Dam Creek, Gold Creek, Palarm Creek, Little Cypress Creek and Panther Creek. Its average depth is six feet, with a maximum depth of 18 feet. The lake is approximtately eight miles long with 52 miles of shoreline.