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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
11/19/2019 8:00:46 AM CST

Michigamme River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Way Dam - We Energies
Inflow from Witch Lake 241 cfs -1 -2
Inflow from Witch Lake Stage Height 3.19 ft 0.00 -0.01
Head Water Level 1,373.97 feet +0.01 +0.02
Tail Water Level 1,335.90 feet +0.02 +0.02
Total Flow 394 cfs -1 -1
Hemlock Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,335.56 feet +0.03 +0.07
Tail Water Level 1,301.09 feet 0.00 +0.05
Total Flow 370 cfs +8 +1
USGS 375 cfs -3 0
Peavy Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.33 feet -0.03 +0.09
Tail Water Level 1,189.41 feet +0.48 -0.17
Total Flow 2,197 cfs +2,197 -89
Michigamme Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,189.14 feet +0.03 -0.24
Tail Water Level 1,127.47 feet +1.37 +0.18
Total Flow 1,450 cfs +1,205 +249
Paint River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Lower Paint - We Energies
Inflow from Paint near Crystal Falls 505 cfs +12 +16
Inflow from Paint near Crystal Falls Stage Height 2.66 ft +0.02 +0.02
Head Water Level 1,283.22 feet +0.01 +0.04
Tail Water Level 1,266.66 feet +0.01 +0.02
Total Flow 281 cfs 0 +1
Diversion Canal 225 cfs +12 +16
Brule River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Brule - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,198.14 feet -0.01 0.00
Tail Water Level 1,135.58 feet +0.03 +0.02
Total Flow 680 cfs +6 -2
Pine River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Pine - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,191.49 feet +0.05 -0.16
Tail Water Level 1,096.77 feet -0.09 -0.09
Bypass Flow 331 cfs +1 -66
Total Flow 331 cfs +1 -66
Menominee River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Twin Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,112.25 feet -0.04 -0.23
Tail Water Level 1,067.87 feet -0.23 -0.22
Total Flow 1,152 cfs -111 -233
Kingsford - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,066.54 feet +0.02 +0.04
Tail Water Level 1,036.97 feet -0.07 -0.10
Total Flow 1,654 cfs -137 -138
Big Quinnesec - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,034.44 feet -0.09 -0.06
Tail Water Level 942.65 feet -0.01 0.00
Total Flow 1,961 cfs -6 -2
Chalk Hill - We Energies
Head Water Level 743.75 feet -0.01 -0.03
Tail Water Level 716.07 feet +0.03 -0.07
Total Flow 2,577 cfs -2 -5
White Rapids - We Energies
Head Water Level 715.78 feet +0.02 -0.09
Tail Water Level 687.28 feet -0.01 -0.13
Total Flow 2,560 cfs 0 -222
Grand Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 664.46 feet +0.08 +0.17
Tail Water Level 635.94 feet +0.49 +0.48
Total Flow 3,090 cfs -244 -305
Peshtigo River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Caldron Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 981.65 feet 0.00 +0.01
Tail Water Level 901.20 feet +0.04 +0.10
Total Flow 431 cfs +11 +9
High Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 897.04 feet +0.01 +0.03
Tail Water Level 814.24 feet -0.04 -0.04
Total Flow 396 cfs -6 -15
Johnson Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 813.91 feet -0.02 -0.04
Tail Water Level 770.56 feet -0.01 +0.01
Total Flow 463 cfs 0 -1
Sandstone Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 723.90 feet +0.01 0.00
Tail Water Level 680.06 feet 0.00 -0.04
Total Flow 543 cfs +1 -44
Potato Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 621.75 feet -0.01 0.00
Tail Water Level 603.84 feet +0.06 +0.25
Total Flow 1,048 cfs -9 -9
Peshtigo - WPS
Head Water Level 602.89 feet +0.02 +0.03
Tail Water Level 589.48 feet +0.12 +0.13
Total Flow 993 cfs +120 +138
Fox River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Appleton - We Energies
Head Water Level 736.38 feet 0.00 0.00
Tail Water Level 721.31 feet -0.05 -0.05
Total Flow 1,280 cfs -2 -9
Wisconsin River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Otter Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,616.34 feet 0.00 0.00
Tail Water Level 1,604.54 feet -0.01 +0.01
Total Flow 447 cfs +6 +3
Hat Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,522.19 feet 0.00 -0.02
Total Flow 1,133 cfs +19 -10
Jersey - WPS
Head Water Level 1,449.99 feet +0.01 -0.01
Tail Water Level 1,438.10 feet -0.03 -0.02
Tomahawk - WPS
Head Water Level 1,435.12 feet +0.04 +0.06
Tail Water Level 1,421.37 feet +0.02 -0.03
Total Flow 1,878 cfs -12 -30
Grandfather Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 1,396.59 feet -0.03 -0.18
Tail Water Level 1,302.56 feet 0.00 -0.08
Total Flow 3,474 cfs -84 -211
Total Bypass Flow 3,474 cfs -84 -211
Alexander - WPS
Head Water Level 1,276.70 feet -0.01 -0.03
Tail Water Level 1,255.32 feet -0.03 0.00
Total Flow 2,631 cfs -80 +8
Merrill - WPS
Head Water Level 1,247.96 feet +0.01 0.00
Total Flow 2,866 cfs -14 -277
Wausau - WPS
Head Water Level 1,181.35 feet -0.01 -0.42
Tail Water Level 1,166.72 feet -0.17 -0.31
Total Flow 3,384 cfs -822 -906
Petenwell - WRPCO
Head Water Level 923.65 feet 0.00 0.00
Tail Water Level 881.83 feet 0.00 +0.12
Total Flow 4,350 cfs -2 +9
Castle Rock - WRPCO
Head Water Level 881.57 feet +0.03 +0.06
Tail Water Level 845.50 feet -0.04 -0.07
Total Flow 4,614 cfs -48 -25
Rain Gage Data 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Precipitation
Champion 14.17 Inches 0.00 +0.01
Commonwealth 14.90 Inches 0.00 0.00
Covington 26.42 Inches 0.00 0.00
Fence 17.18 Inches 0.00 0.00
Florence 16.46 Inches 0.00 0.00
Iron River 29.52 Inches 0.00 0.00
Niagara 10.69 Inches 0.00 0.00
Paint River 30.29 Inches 0.00 0.00
Pembine 9.65 Inches 0.00 0.00
Witch Lake 33.53 Inches 0.00 0.00

Data courtesy of Energy Supply and Control


WEC Energy Group