Ports are grouped and color coded by waterway. Alabama river black warrior river cahaba river chattahoochee river choctawhatchee river conecuh river coosa river locust fork mulberry fork pea river sipsey river tallapoosa river tennessee river and tombigbee river.
Note that the navigable waters of the united states listed in 33 c f r.
Map of navigable waterways in alabama. Alabama rivers shown on the map. Alabama river navigation charts downloadable georeferenced pdf files of current river charts begin at river mile 45 on the mobile river alabama continuing through claiborne selma montgomery and to the heads of navigation on the coosa and tallapoosa rivers. 38 of north america s fish species 43 of its freshwater gill breathing snails 51 of its freshwater turtle species and 60 of its freshwater.
2 22 2013 3 55 14 pm. This is a list of rivers of the us state of alabama. 328 which is the clean water rule.
Numerous public ports connect to the main channel with nine foot or greater depths along the tennessee river and provide easy access to the deep water ports of mobile and. Use the port index link on the left side menu to view an alphabetical list by country of the ports on the mobile bay river system. Alabama s rivers are among the most biologically diverse waterways in the world.
Alabama has over 77 000 miles of rivers and streams with more freshwater biodiversity than any other us state. At 1 438 miles alabama leads the nation in miles of navigable channels with 16 lock and dam structures on six river systems. Alabama lakes shown on the map.
Navigable rivers produced by the cartographicresearch lab university of alabama florence decatur guntersville tuscaloosa demopolis montgomery selma phenix city mobile port birmingham. However all navigable waters plus those considered navigable in fact are included in the general waters definition. 23 235 194 38 inland waterways of the united states alchetron the free social within navigable waters of the united states map 15651 source image.
Guntersville lake lewis smith lake logan martin lake martin lake pickwick lake walter f. The ports and harbors situated on the mobile bay river system are displayed on the map below. More than 20 hydroelectric generating facilities and 20 or more impoundments on smaller streams for public water supply have been built throughout the state.
Eastern us waterways map coosa alabama river improvement assn inside navigable waters of the united states map 15651 source image. Over 200 miles of the tennessee river flow through north alabama and connect the region to the nation s inland waterway system from the great lakes to the gulf of mexico. 329 are different than those listed as waters of the united states in 33 c f r.