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Louisiana Ground-Water Map No. 13: Hydrogeology and Potentiometric Surface of the Sparta Aquifer in Northern Louisiana, October 1996

Water-Resources Investigations Report 2002-4053

Prepared in cooperation with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, Public Works and Water Resources Division, Water Resources Section
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Abstract

This report describes the thickness and areal extent of the Sparta aquifer, identifies sands within the fresh-water extent of the aquifer, and presents data and a map that illustrate the generalized potentiometric surface (water levels) during October 1996. The report includes a detailed geophysical log, structure contour maps, hydrogeologic sections, and hydrographs of water levels in selected wells. The potentiometric surface-map can be used for determining direction of ground-water flow, hydraulic gradients, and the effects of withdrawals on the aquifer.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Louisiana Ground-Water Map No. 13: Hydrogeology and Potentiometric Surface of the Sparta Aquifer in Northern Louisiana, October 1996
Series title:
Water-Resources Investigations Report
Series number:
2002-4053
Edition:
-
Year Published:
2002
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Contributing office(s):
Louisiana Water Science Center
Description:
3 maps on 2 sheets : col. ; 26 x 31 cm., sheets 61 x 71 cm., folded in envelope 30 x 24 cm. + 1 data sheet (61 x 71 cm.)
Online Only (Y/N):
N
Additional Online Files(Y/N):
N