Water resources of Claiborne Parish, Louisiana

Fact Sheet 2013-3029
Prepared in cooperation with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development
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This fact sheet summarizes basic information on the water resources of Claiborne Parish. Information on groundwater and surface-water availability, quality, development, use, and trends is based on previously published reports listed in the Cited References section. In 2010, about 2.60 million gallons per day (Mgal/d) of water were withdrawn in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, including about 2.42 Mgal/d from groundwater sources and 0.18 Mgal/d from surface-water sources. Public-supply use accounted for about 84 percent of the total water withdrawn. Other categories of use included industrial, rural domestic, livestock, and general irrigation. Water-use data collected at 5-year intervals from 1960 to 2010 indicated that total water withdrawals in the parish have ranged from about 2.6 to 3.9 Mgal/d.

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Water resources of Claiborne Parish, Louisiana
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2013-3029
DOI 10.3133/fs20133029
Year Published 2013
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Contributing office(s) Louisiana Water Science Center
Description 6 p.
Country United States
State Louisiana
County Claiborne Parish
Datum North American Datum of 1983
Projection Universal Transverse Mercator, zone 15
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