Dedicated to the Quality of Life
in the Ouachita Valley
P. O. Box 913
Camden, Arkansas 71711
"A River Basin of Opportunity, 
A Century Plus of Commitment"

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ORVA Upcoming Events

Congressional Visits
During the period 9-11 March, members of the Ouachita River Valley Association (ORVA) will meet with their Congressional representatives from both Arkansas and Louisiana. The purpose of their visit is to present and discuss issues relevant to the economy and people within the Ouachita River Basin.


Topics will include dredging, routine maintenance of the River, lock and dam operations, recreation and tourism. The Association enjoys a tremendous and successful relationship with the Congressional delegations and their staffs as they work together for the benefit of the people of Arkansas and Louisiana.

Annual Conference
Planning is currently underway for the Ouachita River Valley Association’s 55th Annual Conference. This year’s conference will be held at the West Monroe Convention Center in West Monroe, Louisiana 27-28 August 2020.


Key presentations will include the “Economic Impacts on Arkansas and Louisiana of the Ouachita River”, “The Ouachita River and US Army Corps of Engineers Operations”, “North Louisiana and the Ouachita River Basin” and discussion of the President’s Budget and its’ impact on the Corps’ Ouachita Basin Lakes, dredging, locks and dams, and current and future operations on the Ouachita River.


We expect a “Save the Calendar Update” to be mailed on or about March 15, 2020.