Accession Number : ADA135266

Title :   Public Water Supply, Red River Parish, Louisiana.

Descriptive Note : Final environmental impact statement.

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER DISTRICT NEW ORLEANS LA

PDF Url : ADA135266

Report Date : Apr 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 264

Abstract : Red River Parish, located in northwest Louisiana, is without an adequate supply of good quality potable water. This Environmental Impact Statement addresses alternatives which would produce a new source of water and a resulting increase in economy through new industry and residential growth. From a total of 11 alternatives considered, two alternatives were considered by the U.S. Corps of Engineers to be reasonable alternatives. The two reasonable alternatives discussed in this Environmental Impact Statement are: (1) withdrawal of water and the construction of a transmission pipeline from the Red River and (2) a reservoir built on the Grand Bayou near Coushatta, Red River Parish, and the construction of a transmission pipeline from the reservoir. The permit application is for a Section 404 permit. This Final Environmental Impact Statement covers the proposed work advertised by public notice LMNOD-SP(Grand Bayou) 132, dated 27 December 1977. The Draft Environmental Impact Statement was officially filed with the Environmental Impact Statement was officially filed with the Environmental Protection Agency on 19 March 1981 and the Notice of Availability appeared in the Federal Register dated 27 March 1981 on page 19074.

Descriptors :   *Water supplies, Hydrology, Louisiana, Sources, Rivers, Streams, Reservoirs, Water wells, Water quality, Feasibility studies, Environmental impact statements

Subject Categories : Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
      Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE