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Water-Year Summary for Site 07378500

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Available Parameters
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

Water year 2019: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
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.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1920: Drainage area.  Aug. 13-15, 2016 unit value and mean discharge.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
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.
REMARKS - Records good. Since 1957, considerable flow from 46 mi² diverted from basin. Satellite telemetry and rain gage at station.