USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
07378500 AMITE RIVER NEAR DENHAM SPRINGS, LA
LOCATION - Lat 30°27'50", long 90°59'25" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in sec.2, T.7 S., R.2 E., East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, Hydrologic Unit 08070202, on downstream side of bridge on U.S. Highway 190, 1,000 ft downstream from Comite River, 3.0 mi southwest of town of Denham Springs, and 5.0 mi east of Baton Rouge.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,280 mi².
- WSP 1920: Drainage area. Aug. 13-15, 2016 unit value and mean discharge.
PERIOD OF RECORD - September 1938 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of Gage is 1.35 feet below NAVD88 GEOID12b EPOCH 2010.0000. Prior to Oct. 1, 1977, at datum 3.87 ft higher. Sept. 1, 1938, to Aug. 8, 1939, nonrecording gage at same site. Water-stage recorder for Amite River at 4-H Camp, near Denham Springs (station 07378510) used as auxiliary gage for this station from October 1945 to September 1983.