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Salt water encroachment in aquifers of the Baton Rouge area, Louisiana

J. R. Rollo

Salt water encroachment in aquifers of the Baton Rouge area, Louisiana

by J. R. Rollo

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Published by Louisiana Geological Survey in Baton Rouge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Louisiana,
  • Baton Rouge Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Groundwater -- Louisiana -- Baton Rouge Region.,
    • Saline waters -- Louisiana -- Baton Rouge Region.,
    • Aquifers -- Louisiana -- Baton Rouge Region.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby J. R. Rollo.
      ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.), Louisiana. Dept. of Public Works.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGB705.L5 A3 no. 13
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 45 p.
      Number of Pages45
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4072131M
      LC Control Number79629003

      Water Quality Report to Consumers Baton Rouge Water Company is proud of the fine drinking water it provides. This 21st annual water quality report for the monitoring period of January 1 to Decem , shows the source of our water, lists the results of the most recent test completed on our water in accordance with theFile Size: KB. water level, feet below LSD Specif-ic conduc-tance, wat unf uS/cm @ 25 degC Beauregard Parish: Be 05/26 CDT: -- Bienville Parish: Bi 05/26 CDT: -- Claiborne Parish: Cl 05/26 CDT: -- East Baton Rouge Parish: EB-

        Morgan CO, Winner MD () Salt-water encroachment in aquifers of the Baton Rouge area: preliminary report and proposal. Louisiana Department of Public Works, Baton Rouge, LA Naff RL, Banta ER () The U.S. Geological Survey modular ground-water model: PCGN–a preconditioned conjugate gradient solver with improved nonlinear by: 5. Ground-water conditions in the Baton Rouge area: ; with special reference to increased pumpage (Louisiana Geological Survey Water resources bulletin) [Charles O Morgan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

      Land & Water Conservation, grants, parks, recreation. The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) program promotes broad-scope outdoor recreation, ranging from land acquisition to development of park facilities such as spray parks, ball fields, picnic pavilions and restrooms. The Southern Hills regional aquifer system, named in a petition to the Environmental Protection Agency for designation as a sole or principal source of drinking water, is the primary source of public and domestic supplies in the northern 10 parishes of southeastern Louisiana. The gulfward dipping and thickening, complexly interbedded aquifer system extends from the northern limit of the.


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Salt water encroachment in aquifers of the Baton Rouge area, Louisiana by J. R. Rollo Download PDF EPUB FB2

Salt water encroachment in aquifers of the Baton Rouge area, Louisiana, [Rollo, J. R] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Salt water encroachment in aquifers of Author: J.

R Rollo. Get this from a library. Salt water encroachment in aquifers of the Baton Rouge area, Louisiana. [J R Rollo; Geological Survey (U.S.); Louisiana. Department of Public Works.]. Illustration Plates 4 & 5, C, Feb.“Water Levels” and “Salt-Water Encroachment in Aquifers of Baton Rouge Area, Louisiana”: Louisiana Geological Survey Water Resources Bulletin No.

13, Dept. of Conservation & Louisiana Dept. of Public Works, Aug. Document 2. GEOLOGY AND GROUND-WATER RESOURCES OF THE BATON ROUGE AREA, LOUISIANA By R. MEYER and A. TURCAN, Jr. ABSTRACT Large quantities of fresh ground water are available for use in the Baton Rouge area from sands of Recent, Pleistocene, and Cited by: network, Baton Rouge area, Louisiana book, Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Water Resources Basic Records Report no.

19, 40 p. Whiteman, C.D., Jr.,Saltwater encroachment in the "foot" and "1,foot" sands of the Baton Rouge area, Louisiana,including a discussion of saltwater inFile Size: KB.

In the first nine months ofabout two billion gallons of water pumped out of the aquifer that runs beneath East Baton Rouge Parish went.

The “1,foot” sand of the Baton Rouge area is a major source of fresh ground water in a five-parish area which includes East and West Baton Rouge, East and West Feliciana, and Pointe Coupee Parishes (hereinafter referred to as the Baton R ouge area) in sout heastern Louisi-ana (fig.

Figure A map by Tsai () of the Baton Rouge area showing migration of salty water to the north across the Baton Rouge fault and toward the Lula Avenue pumping center in the 1, foot sand of the Baton Rouge aquifer at the beginning of C (%) expresses the concentration of end-member saltwater Size: 6MB.

and the “2,Foot” Sand of the Baton Rouge Area in Southeastern Louisiana, June–August Introduction. The Amite aquifer and the “2,foot” sand of the Baton Rouge area (hereafter referred to as the “2,foot” sand) are principal sources of fresh ground water in southeastern Size: 1MB.

Rollo, J.R.,Salt-Water Encroachment in Aquifers of the Baton Rouge Area, Louisiana: W ater Resources Bulletin no. 13, Baton Rouge, Louisi- ana Department of Conservation, Louisiana.

A new USGS groundwater model provides a tool for evaluating possible solutions to the saltwater encroachment in the "2,foot" sand aquifer of the Baton Rouge area, an important source of groundwater for Baton Rouge. Louisiana Aquifers. Uploaded by Gulf Coast Prairie LCC.

Open in Map Open in Map Description: This is a polygon dataset depicting the boundaries of aquifer systems in the state of Louisiana and adjacent areas of Texas, Arkansas and a portion of Mississippi. A case history of use and management of the Baton Rouge fresh water aquifer system The problem examined here is saltwater intrusion into the fresh water aquifers in the Baton Rouge area of southeastern Louisiana.

An issue recognized since the s (Duplechin, ). To date, Louisiana State government officials in charge of monitoring the Author: A. Hays Town. 17, Salt Water Encroachment, Baton Rouge Area, Louisiana () (citing data which indicates significant movement of salt water toward pumping centers, stating that "saltwater fronts occur in each of the principle aquifers in the southern pan of the [Baton Rouge area]," and speaking.

Sequence Stratigraphic Characterization of the Baton Rouge Aquifer System, Southeastern Louisiana Elizabeth L. Chamberlain1,2, Jeffrey S. Hanor1, and Frank T.-C.

Tsai3 1Department of Geology and Geophysics, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 2Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana Area with C-C’ cross section line, c) C-C’ cross section indicating extent of fresh and saline water in the Mississippi River Alluvial Aquifer of Iberville Parish.

The interface between fresh and saline water is defined as mg/L Chloride. Frank Tsai, Louisiana State University: Associate Professor: Digital Media Center Ap - pm: Abstract: Groundwater resources are vital for Louisiana's economic and demographic developments.

Many freshwater aquifers underneath Baton Rouge are being contaminated by saltwater intrusion due to excessive groundwater withdrawals.

Capital Area Recharge Region Study Based on Geologic and Hydrologic Studies in Southeastern Louisiana and Southwestern Mississippi. by B.C. Hanson and D.P. Doniol, 64 pp. Discusses the Baton Rouge aquifer and its geologic relationships and sources of potential contamination to the recharge zone.

Kuniansky, E.L.,Geohydrology and simulation of ground-water flow in the "foot," "foot," and adjacent aquifers, Baton Rouge area, Louisiana: Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Water Resources Technical Report no.

49, 90 p. NOTE: This report includes 7 plates. Plates Lee, F.N.,Rainfall-runoff relations for southwestern Louisiana: Louisiana. Geology and ground-water resources of the Baton Rouge area, Louisiana Water Supply Paper By: Rex Rupert Meyer and A.N. Turcan. Notice - The USGS Water Resources Mission Area's priority is to maintain the safety and well-being of our communities, including providing critical situational awareness in times of flooding in all 50 U.S.

states and additional territories. Our hydrologic monitoring stations continue to send data in near real-time to NWISWeb, and we are continuing critical water monitoring activities to.identification and control of pollution from salt water intrusion united states environmental protection agency washington, d.c.

FOREWORD Degradation of the quality of fresh surface and ground waters by Intrusion of saline water Is a common and .Aquifers containing fresh ground water of good quality and quantity underlie much of the state.

According to water use in Louisiana,ground water provides about 72% of the water for irrigation uses and 51% of the public supply uses statewide. Most industries and all rural users depend on ground water.