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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
8/5/2020 1:50:12 PM CST

Michigamme River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Way Dam - We Energies
Inflow from Witch Lake 195 cfs -2 -2
Inflow from Witch Lake Stage Height 3.00 ft -0.01 -0.01
Head Water Level 1,372.27 feet -0.04 -0.08
Tail Water Level 1,337.49 feet +0.07 +0.09
Total Flow 947 cfs +99 +98
Hemlock Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,336.93 feet +0.09 +0.08
Tail Water Level 1,302.06 feet +0.07 +0.07
Total Flow 895 cfs +70 +62
USGS 992 cfs +40 +34
Peavy Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.44 feet -0.07 -0.07
Tail Water Level 1,189.18 feet +0.33 +0.38
Total Flow 2,166 cfs +360 +2,166
Michigamme Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,188.80 feet +0.07 -0.21
Tail Water Level 1,127.84 feet +0.05 +1.21
Total Flow 1,694 cfs +19 +1,037
Paint River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Lower Paint - We Energies
Inflow from Paint near Crystal Falls 552 cfs 0 -61
Inflow from Paint near Crystal Falls Stage Height 2.74 ft 0.00 -0.09
Head Water Level 1,283.38 feet -0.07 -0.01
Tail Water Level 1,266.59 feet 0.00 -0.04
Total Flow 270 cfs 0 0
Diversion Canal 283 cfs +1 -60
Brule River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Brule - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,198.28 feet -0.02 -0.04
Tail Water Level 1,135.89 feet -0.02 0.00
Total Flow 726 cfs +1 -6
Pine River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Pine - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,191.59 feet +0.05 +0.05
Tail Water Level 1,096.91 feet +0.06 -0.06
Bypass Flow 30 cfs 0 -2
Total Flow 406 cfs +30 -11
Menominee River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Twin Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,112.20 feet +0.13 +0.04
Tail Water Level 1,068.48 feet 0.00 +0.02
Total Flow 1,939 cfs +90 +106
Kingsford - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,066.54 feet -0.03 -0.09
Tail Water Level 1,037.44 feet +0.02 -0.01
Total Flow 2,355 cfs +42 +16
Big Quinnesec - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,034.38 feet -0.03 0.00
Tail Water Level 942.70 feet -0.03 -0.02
Total Flow 2,454 cfs +5 +1
Chalk Hill - We Energies
Head Water Level 743.68 feet +0.02 +0.04
Tail Water Level 716.56 feet 0.00 -0.01
Total Flow 3,106 cfs -6 -140
White Rapids - We Energies
Head Water Level 716.17 feet 0.00 0.00
Tail Water Level 687.87 feet -0.01 -0.12
Total Flow 3,364 cfs -7 -108
Grand Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 664.91 feet +0.02 +0.05
Tail Water Level 636.21 feet +0.01 -0.11
Total Flow 4,088 cfs -18 -57
Peshtigo River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Caldron Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 981.62 feet -0.01 -0.05
Tail Water Level 901.66 feet -0.04 +0.02
Total Flow 665 cfs -21 -24
High Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 897.28 feet +0.02 +0.03
Tail Water Level 815.05 feet -0.03 -0.05
Total Flow 656 cfs +2 +2
Johnson Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 813.97 feet +0.01 +0.07
Tail Water Level 771.10 feet -0.01 -0.06
Total Flow 727 cfs -2 -32
Sandstone Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 723.92 feet 0.00 -0.01
Tail Water Level 680.42 feet 0.00 -0.03
Total Flow 813 cfs -10 -11
Potato Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 621.84 feet +0.02 -0.05
Tail Water Level 603.90 feet -0.16 -0.14
Total Flow 1,597 cfs -54 -57
Peshtigo - WPS
Head Water Level 602.88 feet +0.02 +0.02
Tail Water Level 591.56 feet -0.08 -0.13
Total Flow 1,077 cfs -87 -129
Fox River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Appleton - We Energies
Head Water Level 736.78 feet +0.17 +0.24
Tail Water Level 720.75 feet -0.08 -0.12
Total Flow 1,226 cfs +75 +55
Wisconsin River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Otter Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,616.34 feet +0.01 -0.01
Tail Water Level 1,604.46 feet -0.23 -0.24
Total Flow 291 cfs -128 -130
Hat Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,522.19 feet +0.21 +0.17
Total Flow 888 cfs -158 -236
Jersey - WPS
Head Water Level 1,449.99 feet +0.03 0.00
Tail Water Level 1,438.07 feet -0.05 -0.09
Tomahawk - WPS
Head Water Level 1,435.04 feet +0.01 +0.02
Tail Water Level 1,421.53 feet -0.03 -0.10
Total Flow 1,808 cfs +13 -170
Grandfather Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 1,396.52 feet -0.27 -0.33
Tail Water Level 1,302.00 feet -0.16 +0.09
Total Flow 2,610 cfs -641 +1
Total Bypass Flow 59 cfs -3,188 -1
Alexander - WPS
Head Water Level 1,276.83 feet +0.17 +0.11
Tail Water Level 1,255.90 feet +0.25 +0.13
Total Flow 2,891 cfs +472 +239
Merrill - WPS
Head Water Level 1,247.96 feet +0.02 +0.02
Total Flow 2,652 cfs -386 -200
Wausau - WPS
Head Water Level 1,188.23 feet 0.00 +0.05
Tail Water Level 1,164.38 feet +0.12 -0.05
Total Flow 2,964 cfs +232 -17
Petenwell - WRPCO
Head Water Level 923.64 feet -0.03 -0.03
Tail Water Level 882.16 feet +0.01 +0.07
Total Flow 4,867 cfs +30 +12
Castle Rock - WRPCO
Head Water Level 881.53 feet +0.02 +0.06
Tail Water Level 845.89 feet 0.00 0.00
Total Flow 5,184 cfs +2 +9
Rain Gage Data 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Precipitation
Champion 15.52 Inches 0.00 0.00
Commonwealth 29.21 Inches 0.00 0.00
Covington 11.77 Inches 0.00 0.00
Fence 13.75 Inches 0.00 0.00
Florence 29.63 Inches 0.00 0.00
Iron River 18.82 Inches 0.00 0.00
Niagara 20.86 Inches 0.00 0.00
Paint River 26.75 Inches 0.00 0.00
Pembine 24.23 Inches 0.00 0.00
Witch Lake 18.01 Inches 0.00 0.00

Data courtesy of Energy Supply and Control


WEC Energy Group