Water resources of West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Fact Sheet 2016-3068
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 West Baton Rouge 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 West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2016–3068, 6 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/fs20163068.

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

ISSN: 2327-6916 (print)

Study Area

Table of Contents

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

Additional publication details

Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Water resources of West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2016-3068
DOI 10.3133/fs20163068
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.
Country United States
State Louisiana
County West Baton Rouge Parish
Online Only (Y/N) N