Category Archives: Sparta Aquifer

UALR Professor touts Union County’s aquifer recovery efforts

Local efforts in Union County to save the Sparta Aquifer from the early 20th century over-pumping that nearly destroyed the region’s source of potable water are being recognized statewide. According to an email from Sherrel Johnson, Union County Water Conservation … Continue reading

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REPORT: Louisiana Sparta usage fell 2005-2010, but not enough

A recently revised report by the U.S. Geological Survey found withdrawals from the Sparta Aquifer in Louisiana fell by almost 4.9 million gallons from 2005 to 2010, according to “Water Use In Louisiana, 2010.” The report listed itself as revised … Continue reading

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