About the Middle Alabama River Basin
The Middle Alabama River Basin project area includes sections of Butler, Clarke, Dallas, Lowndes, Marengo, Monroe, Perry, Wilcox, and Conecuh counties. The basin totals 1,426,869 acres, with 16 percent (225,156 acres) categorized as agricultural land. Currently, 2,494 acres of land are under irrigation while 222,662 acres are non-irrigated land.
Current Status of the Watershed Plan-Environmental Assessment
A preliminary investigation is being conducted by the technical team at Auburn University and the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Farmer scoping and interest meetings will be announced in early 2021 and this page will be updated accordingly. Please check back for more information.