Water resources of Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Fact Sheet 2014-3017
Prepared in cooperation with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development
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Information concerning the availability, use, and quality of water in Orleans Parish, Louisiana, is critical for proper water-supply management. The purpose of this fact sheet is to present information that can be used by water managers, parish residents, and others for stewardship of this vital resource. Information on the availability, past and current use, use trends, and water quality from groundwater and surface-water sources in the parish is presented. Previously published reports and data stored in the U.S. Geological Survey’s National Water Information System (http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis) are the primary sources of the information presented here.

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Water resources of Orleans Parish, Louisiana
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2014-3017
DOI 10.3133/fs20143017
Year Published 2014
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
Other Geospatial Orleans Parish
Datum North American Datum of 1983
Projection Albers Equal-Area Conic projection
Online Only (Y/N) N
Google Analytic Metrics Metrics page
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