Water resources of Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana

Fact Sheet 2016-3049
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 Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, is critical for proper water-resource 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.

Suggested Citation

White, V.E., and Prakken, L.B., 2016, Water resources of Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2016–3049, 6 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/fs20163049.

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

ISSN: 2327-6916 (print)

Study Area

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Groundwater Resources
  • Surface-Water Resources
  • References Cited


Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Water resources of Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2016-3049
DOI 10.3133/fs20163049
Year Published 2016
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Contributing office(s) Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center
Description 6 p.
First page 1
Last page 6
Country United States
State Louisiana
County Tangipahoa Parish
Online Only (Y/N) N
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N
Google Analytic Metrics Metrics page
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