Information and Resources
Water quality data for waterways in Louisiana. (Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality)
Provides state legislative information along with documents related to state and local government. (Washburn University School of Law)
Links for each state, with current information about farm size, financial status, rural employment, land use, and more. (USDA)
Water Quality in the Mississippi Embayment, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, Tennessee, and Kentucky 1995-98
Water quality assessment reports from the US Geological Survey.
State and Local Government
- County Links for Louisiana
- Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
- Louisiana Department of Natural Resources
- Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals
- Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality – Strategic plan, and contact information for DEQ employees and departments.
- Louisiana State Engineer
- Louisiana Water Quality Control Division
Surface water discharge permits in Louisiana are administered under the Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (LPDES) program. Louisiana became a state delegated to administer the NPDES Program in August of 1996.