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Ground-water withdrawals by aquifer in 2000

Data from U.S.G.S. Water use Report

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Water use in Millions of gallons per day

WASHINGTON PARISH

CHICOT EQUIVALENT
EVANGELINE EQUIVALENT
JASPER EQUIVALENT

Groundwater Industrial
Bogalusa Water System

Groundwater TOTAL



5.16
3.25
19.03

11.99
12.13

27.44

LARGEST USER

EAST BATON ROUGE
EAST BATON ROUGE
EAST BATON ROUGE
TOTAL



15.57
  42.51
77.48
135.56

SURFACE-WATER BASIN PEARL RIVER

Livestock
Surface water Industrial
Bogue Lusa Creek for industry

Surface Water TOTAL

.19
11.93
11.93

12.13

Why Create a Reservoir?
Bogue Lusa Creek already being
Used for surface water
Used for Paper products


MOREHOUSE PARISH

SPARTA
COCKFIELD
MISSISSIPPI ALUVIAL
UPLAND TERRACE




.77
.32
30.29
5.66


LARGEST USER


OUACHITA
CALDWELL
FRANKLIN
RAPIDES




23.20
1.67
46.61
10.10

Ground water Rice Irrigation
Groundwater General Irrigation
Ground water Industrial
Groundwater used TOTAL

Surface water used TOTAL

15.72
15.10
4.00
39.04

35.72

Sparta Aquifer has the problem.
Mississippi Aluvial Aquifer doesn’t
have a problem,
but
Poverty Point uses this Aquifer to
supply water to lake starting in 2001.


ALLEN PARISH

CHICOT
EVANGELINE
TOTAL

Ground water Rice Irrigation

Water use in 1960
Water use in 1980




33.45
3.25
36.70

32.35

120
100


LARGEST USER

VERMILION
ST. LANDRY




million gallons a day
million gallons a day




176.87
5.12