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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
4/25/2018 11:00:44 AM CST

Michigamme River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Way Dam - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,361.58 feet +0.08 +0.27
Tail Water Level 1,335.83 feet -0.03 -0.09
Total Flow 436 cfs +1 +4
Hemlock Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,335.48 feet -0.04 -0.12
Tail Water Level 1,301.46 feet +0.02 +0.07
Total Flow 598 cfs +11 +29
USGS 581 cfs 0 +21
Peavy Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,274.60 feet +0.28 +1.08
Tail Water Level 1,188.93 feet +0.20 -0.10
Total Flow 952 cfs +952 +952
Michigamme Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,189.07 feet +0.22 -0.07
Tail Water Level 1,126.82 feet +0.01 +0.26
Total Flow 451 cfs +6 -24
Paint River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Lower Paint - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,284.38 feet +0.11 +0.60
Tail Water Level 1,274.90 feet -0.02 +7.33
Total Flow 786 cfs +338 +348
Diversion Canal 1,868 cfs -176 +285
Brule River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Brule - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,198.19 feet -0.09 -0.25
Tail Water Level 1,136.62 feet 0.00 +0.42
Total Flow 1,639 cfs -10 +368
Pine River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Pine - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,191.61 feet -0.08 -0.05
Tail Water Level 1,098.23 feet +0.05 +0.16
Bypass Flow 817 cfs +99 +188
Total Flow 1,463 cfs +110 +180
Menominee River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Twin Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,112.52 feet +0.10 +0.13
Tail Water Level 1,068.58 feet +0.12 +0.14
Total Flow 2,396 cfs +396 +387
Kingsford - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,066.73 feet +0.05 +0.06
Tail Water Level 1,038.47 feet +0.04 +0.09
Total Flow 3,401 cfs +30 +227
Big Quinnesec - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,034.53 feet -0.02 +0.37
Tail Water Level 943.27 feet +0.07 +0.02
Total Flow 4,261 cfs +666 +678
Chalk Hill - We Energies
Head Water Level 743.68 feet -0.10 -0.01
Tail Water Level 717.12 feet +0.11 +0.14
Total Flow 6,990 cfs +428 +468
White Rapids - We Energies
Head Water Level 715.92 feet +0.01 +0.12
Tail Water Level 689.80 feet +0.20 +0.24
Total Flow 6,234 cfs +479 +486
Grand Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 664.93 feet -0.18 -0.14
Tail Water Level 637.18 feet +0.06 +0.07
Total Flow 7,329 cfs +21 +87
Peshtigo River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Caldron Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 981.69 feet +0.02 +0.09
Tail Water Level 902.93 feet +0.43 +0.51
Total Flow 1,489 cfs +292 +385
High Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 897.29 feet +0.03 +0.05
Tail Water Level 815.93 feet -0.01 -0.02
Total Flow 1,201 cfs +4 +7
Johnson Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 813.89 feet -0.05 -0.09
Tail Water Level 772.43 feet -0.04 +0.07
Total Flow 1,360 cfs -3 +2
Sandstone Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 723.92 feet +0.07 +0.04
Tail Water Level 681.43 feet -0.03 -0.04
Total Flow 1,411 cfs +2 -8
Potato Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 621.87 feet 0.00 0.00
Tail Water Level 605.23 feet -0.07 +0.15
Total Flow 3,030 cfs -2 -5
Peshtigo - WPS
Head Water Level 602.86 feet -0.02 +0.01
Tail Water Level 591.35 feet -0.18 -0.15
Total Flow 6,675 cfs +4,032 +4,050
Fox River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Appleton - We Energies
Head Water Level 736.76 feet +0.28 +0.19
Tail Water Level 721.50 feet +0.05 +0.05
Total Flow 768 cfs +2 +5
Wisconsin River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Otter Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,616.41 feet 0.00 -0.01
Tail Water Level 1,604.48 feet -0.18 -0.20
Total Flow 535 cfs +28 +23
Hat Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,522.08 feet -0.01 -0.08
Total Flow 1,483 cfs +3 +28
Jersey - WPS
Head Water Level 1,449.98 feet +0.01 -0.07
Tail Water Level 1,437.19 feet -0.40 -0.28
Tomahawk - WPS
Head Water Level 1,435.11 feet -0.04 +0.10
Tail Water Level 1,422.01 feet +0.15 +0.28
Total Flow 3,633 cfs +700 +1,432
Grandfather Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 1,396.46 feet -0.27 -0.31
Tail Water Level 1,305.10 feet +0.65 +0.71
Total Flow 8,369 cfs +1,168 +1,518
Total Bypass Flow 5,906 cfs +1,193 +1,554
Alexander - WPS
Head Water Level 1,276.71 feet -0.14 -0.24
Tail Water Level 1,257.88 feet +0.09 +0.23
Total Flow 10,703 cfs +531 +1,430
Merrill - WPS
Head Water Level 1,247.96 feet -0.02 -0.01
Total Flow 12,218 cfs +570 +1,272
Wausau - WPS
Head Water Level 1,188.25 feet -0.03 -0.05
Tail Water Level 1,166.62 feet +0.02 +0.08
Total Flow 12,817 cfs -354 +758
Petenwell - WRPCO
Head Water Level 922.08 feet +0.01 +0.13
Tail Water Level 884.80 feet +0.42 +0.45
Total Flow 25,174 cfs +2,175 +2,152
Castle Rock - WRPCO
Head Water Level 880.60 feet +0.05 +0.05
Tail Water Level 852.64 feet -0.01 +0.01
Total Flow 25,065 cfs +23 +30

Data courtesy of Energy Supply and Control


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