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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
7/2/2020 4:19:58 PM CST

Michigamme River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Way Dam - We Energies
Inflow from Witch Lake 164 cfs -1 -1
Inflow from Witch Lake Stage Height 2.87 ft 0.00 0.00
Head Water Level 1,373.88 feet +0.01 0.00
Tail Water Level 1,336.67 feet +0.03 +0.02
Total Flow 286 cfs +1 -21
Hemlock Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,336.43 feet -0.02 -0.06
Tail Water Level 1,300.93 feet -0.06 -0.09
Total Flow 294 cfs -6 -29
USGS 351 cfs -12 -24
Peavy Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.42 feet -0.11 -0.06
Tail Water Level 1,189.54 feet +0.86 +0.46
Total Flow 2,284 cfs +1,158 +2,284
Michigamme Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,189.06 feet +0.40 -0.07
Tail Water Level 1,127.10 feet +0.02 +0.65
Total Flow 988 cfs +17 +490
Paint River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Lower Paint - We Energies
Inflow from Paint near Crystal Falls 421 cfs -8 -6
Inflow from Paint near Crystal Falls Stage Height 2.52 ft -0.01 -0.01
Head Water Level 1,283.42 feet -0.02 -0.01
Tail Water Level 1,266.64 feet -0.02 -0.01
Total Flow 275 cfs 0 +5
Diversion Canal 146 cfs -8 -11
Brule River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Brule - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,198.38 feet -0.02 -0.05
Tail Water Level 1,135.91 feet +0.01 -0.02
Total Flow 727 cfs +5 +3
Pine River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Pine - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,191.56 feet -0.01 +0.02
Tail Water Level 1,097.10 feet +0.01 0.00
Bypass Flow 205 cfs +1 -6
Total Flow 479 cfs -2 -16
Menominee River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Twin Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,112.44 feet -0.02 -0.08
Tail Water Level 1,068.33 feet +0.08 +0.62
Total Flow 1,608 cfs +13 +733
Kingsford - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,066.65 feet +0.14 -0.07
Tail Water Level 1,037.20 feet -0.05 +0.35
Total Flow 1,985 cfs +7 +553
Big Quinnesec - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,034.19 feet -0.19 -0.32
Tail Water Level 942.87 feet +0.13 +0.63
Total Flow 2,261 cfs 0 +1,067
Chalk Hill - We Energies
Head Water Level 743.65 feet 0.00 -0.04
Tail Water Level 716.17 feet +0.02 +0.02
Total Flow 2,609 cfs -1 -2
White Rapids - We Energies
Head Water Level 715.88 feet +0.01 +0.03
Tail Water Level 687.62 feet +0.02 -0.03
Total Flow 2,834 cfs -17 -30
Grand Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 664.95 feet +0.02 -0.14
Tail Water Level 636.22 feet +0.10 -0.01
Total Flow 4,047 cfs +21 -333
Peshtigo River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Caldron Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 981.68 feet -0.04 -0.03
Tail Water Level 901.58 feet -0.02 +0.05
Total Flow 640 cfs 0 +7
High Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 897.46 feet +0.01 +0.01
Tail Water Level 815.00 feet 0.00 -0.04
Total Flow 659 cfs -6 -5
Johnson Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 813.96 feet -0.02 -0.01
Tail Water Level 771.20 feet -0.01 0.00
Total Flow 759 cfs -2 -5
Sandstone Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 723.92 feet 0.00 0.00
Tail Water Level 680.44 feet 0.00 +0.01
Total Flow 805 cfs -9 -22
Potato Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 621.81 feet -0.07 -0.04
Tail Water Level 603.87 feet -0.02 +0.16
Total Flow 1,887 cfs +100 +102
Peshtigo - WPS
Head Water Level 602.92 feet +0.02 +0.04
Tail Water Level 591.84 feet +0.44 +0.42
Total Flow 1,461 cfs +138 +90
Fox River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Appleton - We Energies
Head Water Level 736.79 feet -0.09 +0.42
Tail Water Level 721.03 feet -0.09 -0.11
Total Flow 1,212 cfs -7 -9
Wisconsin River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Otter Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,616.35 feet -0.01 -0.04
Tail Water Level 1,604.40 feet +0.49 +0.48
Total Flow 485 cfs +222 +211
Hat Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,522.35 feet -0.05 -0.07
Total Flow 993 cfs -2 -20
Jersey - WPS
Head Water Level 1,449.90 feet 0.00 -0.02
Tail Water Level 1,437.48 feet -0.08 -0.09
Tomahawk - WPS
Head Water Level 1,435.01 feet +0.01 -0.03
Tail Water Level 1,421.08 feet -0.03 -0.06
Total Flow 1,127 cfs 0 -283
Grandfather Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 1,396.46 feet +0.03 -0.06
Tail Water Level 1,301.27 feet -0.05 -0.19
Total Flow 1,668 cfs -201 -261
Total Bypass Flow 59 cfs 0 0
Alexander - WPS
Head Water Level 1,276.74 feet -0.06 -0.01
Tail Water Level 1,255.32 feet -0.02 -0.01
Total Flow 2,001 cfs +88 +37
Merrill - WPS
Head Water Level 1,247.94 feet 0.00 0.00
Total Flow 2,139 cfs -16 -15
Wausau - WPS
Head Water Level 1,188.22 feet +0.06 +0.01
Tail Water Level 1,163.96 feet -0.09 -0.06
Total Flow 1,998 cfs -72 -439
Petenwell - WRPCO
Head Water Level 923.39 feet 0.00 0.00
Tail Water Level 882.29 feet -0.01 +0.02
Total Flow 4,250 cfs +11 -8
Castle Rock - WRPCO
Head Water Level 881.50 feet -0.01 +0.01
Tail Water Level 845.80 feet +0.01 -0.01
Total Flow 4,950 cfs 0 -30
Rain Gage Data 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Precipitation
Champion 9.61 Inches 0.00 0.00
Commonwealth 0.00 Inches 0.00 0.00
Covington 5.76 Inches 0.00 0.00
Fence 9.48 Inches 0.00 +0.01
Florence 29.63 Inches 0.00 0.00
Iron River 8.21 Inches 0.00 0.00
Niagara 17.35 Inches +0.01 +0.01
Paint River 13.14 Inches 0.00 0.00
Pembine 24.23 Inches 0.00 0.00
Witch Lake 10.89 Inches 0.00 0.00

Data courtesy of Energy Supply and Control


WEC Energy Group