Water resources of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

Fact Sheet 2016-3066
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 Calcasieu 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://dx.doi.org/10.5066/F7P55KJN) are the primary sources of the information presented here.

Suggested Citation

White, V.E., and Prakken, L.B., 2017, Water resources of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2016–3066, 6 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/fs20163066.

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 Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2016-3066
DOI 10.3133/fs20163066
Year Published 2017
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Contributing office(s) Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center
Description 6 p.
Country United States
State Louisiana
Other Geospatial Calcasieu Parish
Online Only (Y/N) N
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