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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
9/19/2019 10:40:43 AM CST

Michigamme River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Way Dam - We Energies
Inflow from Witch Lake 149 cfs -1 -3
Inflow from Witch Lake Stage Height 2.80 ft -0.01 -0.01
Head Water Level 1,370.73 feet 0.00 -0.02
Tail Water Level 1,336.16 feet -0.01 -0.03
Total Flow 561 cfs 0 0
Hemlock Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,335.44 feet -0.03 -0.08
Tail Water Level 1,301.50 feet -0.06 -0.03
Total Flow 595 cfs -5 -14
USGS 550 cfs -16 -21
Peavy Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.53 feet -0.02 +0.14
Tail Water Level 1,188.58 feet +0.06 -0.90
Total Flow 963 cfs +11 +4
Michigamme Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,188.65 feet +0.05 -0.96
Tail Water Level 1,127.21 feet 0.00 -0.05
Total Flow 864 cfs +2 -45
Paint River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Lower Paint - We Energies
Inflow from Paint near Crystal Falls 481 cfs -21 -23
Inflow from Paint near Crystal Falls Stage Height 2.62 ft -0.04 -0.04
Head Water Level 1,283.53 feet +0.01 +0.12
Tail Water Level 1,266.72 feet +0.02 +0.01
Total Flow 280 cfs 0 +1
Diversion Canal 201 cfs -21 -24
Brule River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Brule - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,198.44 feet +0.01 +0.02
Tail Water Level 1,135.06 feet +0.01 +0.01
Total Flow 583 cfs +1 +1
Pine River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Pine - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,191.43 feet +0.01 -0.09
Tail Water Level 1,097.07 feet +0.02 -0.06
Bypass Flow 499 cfs -1 -67
Total Flow 499 cfs -1 -67
Menominee River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Twin Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,112.21 feet -0.03 -0.07
Tail Water Level 1,068.18 feet -0.08 -0.08
Total Flow 1,509 cfs +3 -10
Kingsford - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,066.38 feet +0.01 -0.02
Tail Water Level 1,037.07 feet -0.06 -0.05
Total Flow 2,067 cfs -199 -225
Big Quinnesec - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,034.55 feet +0.13 +0.22
Tail Water Level 941.93 feet -0.20 -0.19
Total Flow 2,069 cfs -184 -198
Chalk Hill - We Energies
Head Water Level 743.80 feet +0.02 +0.16
Tail Water Level 716.41 feet -0.06 +0.05
Total Flow 3,212 cfs +29 +17
White Rapids - We Energies
Head Water Level 716.08 feet -0.07 +0.07
Tail Water Level 687.84 feet +0.22 +0.21
Total Flow 3,244 cfs +287 +288
Grand Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 665.09 feet -0.07 +0.20
Tail Water Level 636.00 feet +0.13 +0.68
Total Flow 5,376 cfs +183 +506
Peshtigo River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Caldron Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 981.71 feet -0.02 +0.06
Tail Water Level 902.09 feet +0.53 +0.85
Total Flow 917 cfs +280 +452
High Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 896.98 feet +0.04 +0.15
Tail Water Level 814.47 feet -0.03 -0.13
Total Flow 579 cfs 0 -108
Johnson Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 813.88 feet -0.03 +0.01
Tail Water Level 771.05 feet +0.02 -0.09
Total Flow 689 cfs -169 -203
Sandstone Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 723.91 feet -0.11 +0.03
Tail Water Level 680.72 feet +0.03 +0.19
Total Flow 1,108 cfs -6 +168
Potato Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 621.79 feet +0.01 -0.05
Tail Water Level 604.38 feet +0.06 +0.10
Total Flow 2,167 cfs -904 -363
Peshtigo - WPS
Head Water Level 602.93 feet +0.08 +0.07
Tail Water Level 590.55 feet -0.46 -0.10
Total Flow 1,752 cfs -1,215 -168
Fox River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Appleton - We Energies
Head Water Level 736.69 feet -0.03 0.00
Tail Water Level 721.61 feet -0.02 +0.08
Total Flow 743 cfs -9 -4
Wisconsin River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Otter Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,616.39 feet -0.01 -0.02
Tail Water Level 1,605.03 feet -0.01 -0.03
Total Flow 576 cfs -8 -14
Hat Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,522.19 feet +0.04 +0.01
Total Flow 1,502 cfs -24 -32
Jersey - WPS
Head Water Level 1,449.96 feet -0.02 -0.07
Tail Water Level 1,437.77 feet -0.03 -0.02
Tomahawk - WPS
Head Water Level 1,435.19 feet -0.02 0.00
Tail Water Level 1,421.90 feet -0.03 -0.14
Total Flow 2,161 cfs +1 +225
Grandfather Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 1,396.56 feet +0.03 +0.27
Tail Water Level 1,303.00 feet +0.02 +0.28
Total Flow 4,414 cfs 0 +729
Total Bypass Flow 4,414 cfs 0 +729
Alexander - WPS
Head Water Level 1,276.80 feet +0.10 +0.12
Tail Water Level 1,255.85 feet +0.18 +0.03
Total Flow 3,328 cfs +441 -74
Merrill - WPS
Head Water Level 1,247.95 feet 0.00 +0.17
Total Flow 3,771 cfs +154 -648
Wausau - WPS
Head Water Level 1,181.87 feet +0.04 -0.16
Tail Water Level 1,164.49 feet -0.06 -0.42
Total Flow 4,878 cfs +101 -1,205
Petenwell - WRPCO
Head Water Level 923.75 feet -0.02 +0.07
Tail Water Level 882.79 feet -0.33 -0.39
Total Flow 10,607 cfs -2,368 -2,399
Castle Rock - WRPCO
Head Water Level 881.81 feet -0.02 +0.08
Tail Water Level 850.10 feet +0.45 +0.34
Total Flow 15,902 cfs +48 -17

Data courtesy of Energy Supply and Control


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