The Amite River is a tributary of Lake Maurepas in Mississippi and Louisiana in the United States. It is about 117 miles (188 km) long. It starts as two forks in southwestern Mississippi and flows south through Louisiana, passing Greater Baton Rouge, to Lake Maurepas. The lower 37 miles (59.5 km) of the river is navigable. A portion of the river is diverted via the Petite Amite River and Amite Diversion Canal to the Blind River, which also flows to Lake Maurepas. Source: Wikipedia
Maximum discharge on the river today is recorded at the Amite River Near Denham Springs with a streamflow rate of 34,900 cfs. This is also the deepest point on the Amite River, reporting a gauge stage of 31.06 ft. This river is monitored from 2 different streamgauging stations along the Amite River, the first of which is perched at an elevation of 149 ft, the Amite River Near Darlington .
|Location||Streamflow||River Stage||Air Temp||Elevation|
Amite River Near Darlington
|6100 cfs||7.36 ft|
Amite River Near Denham Springs
|34900 cfs||31.06 ft|