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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
10/18/2017 11:50:46 AM CST

Michigamme River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Way Dam - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,372.55 feet 0.00 +0.05
Tail Water Level 1,335.94 feet 0.00 -0.02
Total Flow 542 cfs +1 +1
Hemlock Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,335.47 feet -0.10 -0.10
Tail Water Level 1,301.47 feet +0.08 +0.09
Total Flow 572 cfs +3 +42
USGS 552 cfs +3 +3
Peavy Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.55 feet -0.01 -0.01
Tail Water Level 1,189.42 feet +0.01 +0.08
Total Flow 1,288 cfs +4 +9
Michigamme Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,189.43 feet +0.01 +0.04
Tail Water Level 1,127.36 feet -0.01 -0.01
Total Flow 1,291 cfs -11 -4
Paint River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Lower Paint - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.80 feet -0.08 -0.11
Tail Water Level 1,266.56 feet 0.00 -0.01
Total Flow 269 cfs 0 -1
Diversion Canal 737 cfs -23 -108
Brule River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Brule - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,198.27 feet -0.03 -0.08
Tail Water Level 1,135.93 feet +0.01 -0.01
Total Flow 869 cfs -2 -28
Pine River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Pine - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,191.50 feet +0.01 +0.05
Tail Water Level 1,097.15 feet -0.02 -0.03
Bypass Flow 28 cfs 0 0
Total Flow 636 cfs -11 -42
Menominee River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Twin Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,112.24 feet -0.03 -0.03
Tail Water Level 1,068.49 feet 0.00 +0.06
Total Flow 2,019 cfs -1 +214
Kingsford - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,066.56 feet +0.06 0.00
Tail Water Level 1,037.93 feet -0.01 -0.03
Total Flow 2,639 cfs +33 -2
Big Quinnesec - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,034.12 feet -0.07 -0.27
Tail Water Level 943.19 feet -0.01 -0.04
Total Flow 2,775 cfs -11 -112
Chalk Hill - We Energies
Head Water Level 743.87 feet -0.03 -0.02
Tail Water Level 716.30 feet -0.13 -0.32
Total Flow 4,083 cfs +230 +212
White Rapids - We Energies
Head Water Level 715.99 feet -0.08 -0.25
Tail Water Level 688.47 feet +0.12 +0.04
Total Flow 3,945 cfs -26 +29
Grand Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 665.10 feet +0.01 +0.02
Tail Water Level 635.44 feet +0.01 -0.01
Total Flow 4,418 cfs +94 +82
Peshtigo River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Caldron Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 981.73 feet -0.03 +0.05
Tail Water Level 901.50 feet +0.01 +1.79
Total Flow 655 cfs -5 +592
High Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 897.13 feet 0.00 -0.06
Tail Water Level 814.91 feet -0.07 +0.21
Total Flow 566 cfs -2 +98
Johnson Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 813.98 feet -0.01 +0.03
Tail Water Level 770.52 feet +0.01 +0.12
Total Flow 653 cfs -4 +70
Sandstone Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 723.94 feet +0.01 +0.02
Tail Water Level 680.29 feet +0.05 +0.11
Total Flow 687 cfs +61 +69
Potato Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 621.82 feet +0.01 -0.03
Tail Water Level 604.49 feet +0.12 -0.03
Total Flow 1,057 cfs +4 -130
Peshtigo - WPS
Head Water Level 602.90 feet +0.04 +0.02
Tail Water Level 589.45 feet 0.00 -0.08
Total Flow 1,011 cfs +18 -81
Fox River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Appleton - We Energies
Head Water Level 736.79 feet +0.16 +0.19
Tail Water Level 720.74 feet +0.05 -0.02
Total Flow 779 cfs -2 +2
Wisconsin River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Otter Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,616.39 feet -0.02 -0.02
Tail Water Level 1,604.81 feet -0.01 +0.02
Total Flow 636 cfs -12 -11
Hat Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,522.32 feet -0.02 -0.02
Total Flow 1,099 cfs +25 -61
Jersey - WPS
Head Water Level 1,450.00 feet -0.02 -0.04
Tail Water Level 1,437.65 feet +0.07 +0.09
Total Flow 651 cfs -5 +24
Tomahawk - WPS
Head Water Level 1,435.06 feet -0.07 -0.12
Tail Water Level 1,421.02 feet -0.01 0.00
Total Flow 1,629 cfs -205 -182
Grandfather Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 1,396.62 feet -0.02 -0.07
Tail Water Level 1,303.54 feet +0.01 0.00
Total Flow 3,495 cfs -5 0
Total Bypass Flow 3,495 cfs -5 0
Alexander - WPS
Head Water Level 1,276.79 feet -0.04 -0.07
Tail Water Level 1,255.45 feet -0.03 -0.11
Total Flow 2,597 cfs +27 -103
Merrill - WPS
Head Water Level 1,247.94 feet +0.08 -0.02
Total Flow 2,911 cfs -135 -95
Wausau - WPS
Head Water Level 1,188.17 feet -0.06 -0.07
Tail Water Level 1,164.36 feet 0.00 -0.01
Total Flow 2,851 cfs +102 +254
Petenwell - WRPCO
Head Water Level 923.55 feet 0.00 +0.01
Tail Water Level 882.04 feet -0.02 +0.15
Total Flow 6,572 cfs +82 +6,572
Castle Rock - WRPCO
Head Water Level 881.70 feet +0.06 0.00
Tail Water Level 845.23 feet +0.01 +0.39
Total Flow 3,365 cfs +65 +1,149

Data courtesy of Energy Supply and Control


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