Lake Ouachita - High Water Marks

 

Lake Ouachita water level in January of 2007 started normal enough, right at the pool level of 578'. Then starting in the early hours of Saturday, Jan. 13 a front that had stalled out began to open its doors over the Lake Ouachita drainage area of 1105 sq. miles.

The Big Lady started doing her job once again, originally build for flood control she begin to drink up the run off.

Holding the water in her massive confines and saving down stream homes, Farms and Towns from devastating flooding.

Lake Ouachita 10 year High Water Marks.

From Jan. 1961 thru December 1970   -  May 18, 1968 -  Crested @ 588.5

From Jan. 1971 thru December 1980 -  June 10, 1974 -   Crested @ 584.6

From Jan. 1981 thru December 1990 -   Dec. 5,   1982 -   Crested @ 590.1*  Record High

From Jan. 1991 thru December  2000 -  May 26,  1990 -  Crested @ 587.1

From Jan. 2001 thru December  2010 -  May 19,   2009 - Crested @ 588.05

From Jan. 2011 thru December  2020 -  May 26th,   2011 - Crested @  586.92

Lake Ouachita Yearly Past Lake Level Averages

These pictures were taken on Jan.18, 2007 the day Lake Ouachita crested @ 584.09

Electrical box Crystal Springs front of "A" dock Jan 18, 2007 Road behind Crystal Springs restraurant and cabins in front of docks underwater 2007. lake ouachita Crystal Springs Lake Ouachita Janurary 2007. Lake Ouachita Crystal Springs boat dock area Jan. 2007Lake Ouachita Brady C.O.E boat ramp Jan. 2007.
"J" dock ramp Brady Mountain Lake Ouachita 2007. AGFC boat ramps Brady Mountain Lake Ouachita.
"A" dock ramp Crystal Springs Lake Ouachita Jan. 2007.

*Record High

 

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