||Arkansas - White - Red Field Studies. Arkansas River: Sand Springs, Okla., to Webbers Falls, Okla. Little Rock, Arkansas, to Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Ouachita River: Arkadelphia, Arkansas, to Richardson's Ferry, Arkansas. Camden, Arkansas, to Columbia, Louisiana.
The studies were divided into four surveys which include: Arkansas River - Sand Springs, Oklahoma, to Webbers Falls, Oklahoma; September 22 - October 10, 1952; Arkansas River - Little Rock, Arkansas, to Pine Bluff, Arkansas; July 14 - July 24, 1952; Ouachita River - Arkadelphia, Arkansas, to Richardson's Ferry, Arkansas; July 28 - August 2, 1952; Ouachita River - Camden, Arkansas, to Columbia, Louisiana; August 5 - September 10, 1952. The primary objectives of the studies were to obtain data on river water quality, especially regarding dissolved oxygen content, chloride content, biochemical oxygen damand, and bacteriological quality for the purpose of determining the pollutional effects of municipal and industrial wastes discharged to the streams. (Author Modified Abstract)