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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
12/12/2017 7:40:55 AM CST

Michigamme River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Way Dam - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,373.60 feet 0.00 +0.01
Tail Water Level 1,336.64 feet +0.03 +0.10
Total Flow 1,164 cfs 0 +39
Hemlock Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,335.48 feet +0.06 -0.04
Tail Water Level 1,302.34 feet +0.01 +0.01
Total Flow 1,106 cfs -4 -5
USGS 1,290 cfs 0 0
Peavy Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.26 feet +0.01 +0.08
Tail Water Level 1,189.35 feet +0.50 -0.36
Total Flow 2,383 cfs +1,475 +119
Michigamme Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,188.77 feet -0.19 -0.62
Tail Water Level 1,128.05 feet -0.02 -0.04
Total Flow 1,698 cfs -8 +2
Paint River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Lower Paint - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.45 feet +0.04 -0.04
Tail Water Level 1,266.22 feet 0.00 0.00
Total Flow 185 cfs 0 -1
Diversion Canal 531 cfs -73 -141
Brule River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Brule - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,198.13 feet -0.02 -0.05
Tail Water Level 1,135.61 feet -0.10 -0.12
Total Flow 588 cfs -60 -43
Pine River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Pine - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,191.47 feet -0.10 -0.15
Tail Water Level 1,097.14 feet 0.00 +0.03
Bypass Flow 199 cfs -2 -2
Total Flow 504 cfs -11 -10
Menominee River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Twin Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,112.43 feet +0.01 +0.04
Tail Water Level 1,068.48 feet 0.00 +0.02
Total Flow 2,069 cfs -13 +70
Kingsford - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,066.37 feet -0.01 -0.04
Tail Water Level 1,038.02 feet -0.01 +0.05
Total Flow 2,650 cfs -53 -44
Big Quinnesec - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,034.42 feet +0.10 +0.11
Tail Water Level 943.22 feet 0.00 +0.06
Total Flow 2,734 cfs -14 -11
Chalk Hill - We Energies
Head Water Level 743.45 feet 0.00 -0.12
Tail Water Level 716.32 feet -0.12 -0.29
Total Flow 3,531 cfs -251 -718
White Rapids - We Energies
Head Water Level 715.95 feet -0.09 -0.10
Tail Water Level 688.25 feet -0.10 -0.27
Total Flow 3,572 cfs -163 -587
Grand Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 664.09 feet -0.04 -0.11
Tail Water Level 635.30 feet +0.07 +0.28
Total Flow 3,215 cfs -88 -73
Peshtigo River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Caldron Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 981.70 feet +0.03 +0.13
Tail Water Level 901.52 feet +1.48 -0.02
Total Flow 650 cfs +539 -1
High Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 896.94 feet -0.11 -0.13
Tail Water Level 814.84 feet +0.02 +0.24
Total Flow 546 cfs -1 +102
Johnson Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 813.91 feet +0.03 0.00
Tail Water Level 770.37 feet -0.16 +0.10
Total Flow 548 cfs -96 +33
Sandstone Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 724.00 feet +0.06 +0.04
Tail Water Level 680.20 feet +0.15 +0.12
Total Flow 600 cfs +90 +55
Potato Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 621.77 feet 0.00 +0.02
Tail Water Level 604.23 feet +0.03 +0.10
Total Flow 818 cfs +10 -1
Peshtigo - WPS
Head Water Level 602.79 feet +0.01 0.00
Tail Water Level 589.07 feet +0.05 +0.04
Total Flow 765 cfs +6 +6
Fox River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Appleton - We Energies
Head Water Level 736.42 feet -0.02 -0.15
Tail Water Level 720.63 feet -0.11 +0.03
Total Flow 1,271 cfs -3 +5
Wisconsin River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Otter Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,616.36 feet 0.00 0.00
Tail Water Level 1,604.89 feet 0.00 +0.02
Total Flow 537 cfs 0 -4
Hat Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,522.07 feet +0.05 0.00
Total Flow 992 cfs -232 -311
Jersey - WPS
Head Water Level 1,449.97 feet -0.01 -0.02
Tail Water Level 1,437.97 feet +0.04 +0.03
Total Flow 234 cfs 0 0
Tomahawk - WPS
Head Water Level 1,435.09 feet 0.00 -0.05
Tail Water Level 1,421.14 feet 0.00 0.00
Total Flow 1,772 cfs -134 -139
Grandfather Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 1,397.02 feet +0.46 +0.65
Tail Water Level 1,302.75 feet +0.41 +0.41
Total Flow 2,688 cfs +218 +228
Total Bypass Flow 50 cfs 0 0
Alexander - WPS
Head Water Level 1,276.69 feet -0.05 -0.11
Tail Water Level 1,255.25 feet -0.15 -0.28
Total Flow 2,344 cfs -274 -510
Merrill - WPS
Head Water Level 1,247.94 feet -0.01 -0.04
Total Flow 2,954 cfs +39 -731
Wausau - WPS
Head Water Level 1,188.18 feet -0.03 -0.01
Tail Water Level 1,164.27 feet 0.00 -0.01
Total Flow 2,611 cfs -182 -306
Petenwell - WRPCO
Head Water Level 923.61 feet -0.01 +0.02
Tail Water Level 882.23 feet +0.31 +0.20
Total Flow 5,849 cfs +4,872 -68
Castle Rock - WRPCO
Head Water Level 881.63 feet -0.04 -0.09
Tail Water Level 845.57 feet +0.04 -0.24
Total Flow 3,823 cfs +3 -1,145

Data courtesy of Energy Supply and Control


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