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Hydroelectric project data displayed on this page includes projects owned and operated by We Energies, Wisconsin Public Service and Wisconsin River Power. The data is for informational purposes only. Accuracy and frequency of updates is not guaranteed. For more information pertaining to current flow rate and expected flow rates downstream of Johnson Falls Dam, call the Eastern Hydro Office, 715-854-7498.

Water Levels
2/19/2019 5:50:44 AM CST

Michigamme River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Way Dam - We Energies
Inflow from Witch Lake 407 cfs -3 -10
Inflow from Witch Lake Stage Height 3.79 ft -0.01 -0.03
Head Water Level 1,363.84 feet -0.04 -0.10
Tail Water Level 1,336.35 feet -0.06 -0.06
Total Flow 947 cfs +1 -1
Hemlock Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,335.48 feet -0.03 -0.04
Tail Water Level 1,301.93 feet -0.04 +0.01
Total Flow 958 cfs -23 -3
USGS 1,120 cfs 0 +20
Peavy Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.55 feet +0.10 +0.08
Tail Water Level 1,189.08 feet -0.10 -0.33
Total Flow 2,248 cfs +2,248 -94
Michigamme Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,188.74 feet -0.60 -0.39
Tail Water Level 1,127.64 feet +1.03 -0.03
Total Flow 1,582 cfs +815 +13
Paint River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Lower Paint - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.60 feet +0.07 +0.01
Tail Water Level 1,266.07 feet +0.01 +0.01
Total Flow 215 cfs 0 0
Diversion Canal 215 cfs +1 +3
Brule River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Brule - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,198.12 feet 0.00 -0.02
Tail Water Level 1,135.43 feet -0.05 -0.08
Total Flow 514 cfs -47 -38
Pine River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Pine - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,181.74 feet +0.09 +0.11
Tail Water Level 1,099.70 feet -0.23 -0.18
Bypass Flow 326 cfs +21 +26
Total Flow 326 cfs +21 +26
Menominee River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Twin Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,112.19 feet -0.18 -0.11
Tail Water Level 1,068.34 feet +0.01 +0.01
Total Flow 1,673 cfs +19 -17
Kingsford - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,066.50 feet 0.00 +0.03
Tail Water Level 1,037.39 feet +0.01 -0.02
Total Flow 1,956 cfs -2 +1
Big Quinnesec - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,034.34 feet -0.03 -0.07
Tail Water Level 942.81 feet -0.01 -0.01
Total Flow 2,222 cfs -1 +11
Chalk Hill - We Energies
Head Water Level 743.72 feet -0.04 -0.05
Tail Water Level 716.50 feet +0.13 0.00
Total Flow 2,609 cfs -22 -21
White Rapids - We Energies
Head Water Level 716.11 feet +0.01 +0.01
Tail Water Level 687.64 feet +0.02 +0.08
Total Flow 2,598 cfs -27 -26
Grand Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 664.30 feet -0.02 -0.07
Tail Water Level 636.31 feet +0.02 +0.07
Total Flow 3,390 cfs -24 -33
Peshtigo River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Caldron Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 981.65 feet -0.01 -0.03
Tail Water Level 900.59 feet 0.00 -0.04
Total Flow 263 cfs +1 -16
High Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 897.19 feet 0.00 0.00
Tail Water Level 814.36 feet 0.00 -0.03
Total Flow 295 cfs +8 +6
Johnson Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 813.94 feet -0.01 0.00
Tail Water Level 770.16 feet -0.01 +0.06
Total Flow 246 cfs -1 +22
Sandstone Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 723.95 feet -0.01 -0.02
Tail Water Level 679.78 feet +0.06 +0.06
Total Flow 328 cfs +1 -8
Potato Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 621.74 feet +0.02 +0.02
Tail Water Level 603.90 feet 0.00 +0.29
Total Flow 640 cfs +2 +4
Peshtigo - WPS
Head Water Level 602.90 feet +0.13 +0.13
Tail Water Level 586.95 feet -1.81 -1.78
Total Flow 108 cfs -438 -423
Fox River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Appleton - We Energies
Head Water Level 736.36 feet +0.04 +0.10
Tail Water Level 720.88 feet -0.02 +0.07
Total Flow 766 cfs -1 -4
Wisconsin River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Otter Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,616.32 feet -0.01 -0.02
Tail Water Level 1,604.79 feet -0.01 -0.03
Total Flow 454 cfs -2 -2
Hat Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,522.32 feet 0.00 +0.01
Total Flow 1,064 cfs +7 +4
Jersey - WPS
Head Water Level 1,449.92 feet -0.01 -0.01
Tail Water Level 1,437.75 feet -0.03 -0.01
Tomahawk - WPS
Head Water Level 1,435.07 feet -0.02 -0.05
Tail Water Level 1,421.00 feet 0.00 -0.03
Total Flow 1,536 cfs -1 +33
Grandfather Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 1,396.73 feet -0.02 -0.04
Tail Water Level 1,302.23 feet +0.07 +0.02
Total Flow 1,904 cfs -18 +9
Total Bypass Flow 50 cfs 0 0
Alexander - WPS
Head Water Level 1,276.83 feet +0.02 -0.02
Tail Water Level 1,254.98 feet +0.02 -0.03
Total Flow 2,035 cfs +67 -47
Merrill - WPS
Head Water Level 1,247.94 feet +0.01 +0.05
Total Flow 2,878 cfs -153 -90
Wausau - WPS
Head Water Level 1,188.16 feet -0.04 -0.05
Tail Water Level 1,164.52 feet +0.03 +0.03
Total Flow 2,047 cfs -6 +18
Petenwell - WRPCO
Head Water Level 923.03 feet -0.02 -0.05
Tail Water Level 880.91 feet +0.03 -0.01
Total Flow 4,291 cfs -7 -78
Castle Rock - WRPCO
Head Water Level 880.08 feet -0.01 -0.04
Tail Water Level 846.02 feet +0.03 -0.05
Total Flow 5,107 cfs -24 -69

Data courtesy of Energy Supply and Control


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