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Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center -- Louisiana

Chart Data—Groundwater Use By Parish

1960-2010 Data:

Click on the map to see individual parish data. Categories for water usage in each parish are aquaculture, general irrigation, industrial, livestock, power generation, public supply, rice irrigation, and rural domestic.

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Pierre Sargent


More than 100,000 acres of land are used for crawfish farming in Louisiana. Crawfish and rice farming are harvested in the same fields. See Water Requirements for Crawfish Farming for more information.

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You can also choose from the list of parishes below to view data.

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