Water Demand Forecasting for Toledo Bend Reservoir Reallocation

Joseph E. Berlin, AECOM, 7389 Florida Blvd Suite 300, Baton Rouge, LA 70806 Joseph.Berlin@aecom.com Most large reservoirs in the U.S. are multi-purpose reservoirs, which may be used for providing water supply, flood risk management, hydropower, recreation, and maintenance of minimum river flows downstream for environmental protection. The storage capacity of…

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Riverine sediment fractions as a function of discharge at Tarbert Landing and Simmesport – Indication of the need for flow control to maximize sediment sources

Sanjeev Joshi, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803: sjoshi2@tigers.lsu.edu; Y. Jun Xu, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803: yjxu@lsu.edu Deltaic development in the mouths of the Mississippi and Atchafalaya Rivers (MAR) has been found to be strongly affected by river floods. Although several studies have investigated long-term total…

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Semi-Permeable Paleochannels as Conduits for Submarine Groundwater Discharge in Mississippi River Delta Stratigraphy, Barataria Bay, Louisiana

Alexander Breaux Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium and Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University; Alexander S. Kolker Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium and Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University; Katherine Telfeyan Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University; Jihyuk Kim Department of Marine Sciences, University of North…

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Water Usage Issues in Southwest Louisiana

Michael Tritico, RESTORE, P.O. Box 233, Longville, LA 70652 michaeltritico@yahoo.com , Paul Ringo, Sabine Riverkeeper, 2090 Mouth of the Creek Road, Merryville, LA 70653 paul.ringo0815@gmail.com   Safe drinking water for humans must be acknowledged as the highest, best use of any of Louisiana source of fresh water. A Policy of…

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Impact of land use on concentrations of ions, Total Dissolved Solids, and Total Suspended Solids in East Baton Rouge Parish

Douglas Carlson Louisiana Geological Survey, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70803-001 Past studies in the Baton Rouge, Louisiana area considered stream water quality during storm events but ignored water quality during low flow periods. This study includes determination of stream water quality during low flow time periods for 9…

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Tailwater recovery system as a best management practice to improve irrigation water quantity and quality in Louisiana

Changyoon Jeong, 262 Research Station Road, Red River Research Station, LSU AgCenter, Bossier City, LA, 71112: cjeong@agcenter.lsu.edu. Ernest Girouard, 1373 Caffey Road, Rice Research Station, LSU AgCenter, Rayne, LA 70578: EGirouard@agcenter.lsu.edu. Patrick Colyer, 262 Research Station Road, Red River Research Station, LSU AgCenter, Bossier City, LA, 71112: pcolyer@agcenter.lsu.edu.   Tailwater…

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Determination of a Suitable Formulation of Fluorogypsum, Class C Fly Ash, and Portland Type II Cement as an Oyster Cultch Material Based on Leaching Characteristics

Lofton, C.D., Barbato, M., Rusch, K.A., and Gutierrez-Wing, M.T.      Due to the high cost of limestone as an oyster cultch material in the State of Louisiana, an economical, locally available material is needed to provide a binding substrate for the oysters. Fluorogypsum (CaSO4·H2O), a by-product of the hydrofluoric acid…

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Submarine Groundwater Discharge In the Mississippi River Delta A Missing Hydrological Flux

Alexander S. Kolker Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University; Alex Breaux Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium; Jaye E. Cable Department of Marine Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Dan Coleman Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University; Jihyuk Kim Department of Marine Science,…

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