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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
12/5/2019 11:10:45 PM CST

Michigamme River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Way Dam - We Energies
Inflow from Witch Lake 377 cfs 0 -19
Inflow from Witch Lake Stage Height 3.69 ft 0.00 -0.06
Head Water Level 1,373.57 feet -0.02 -0.01
Tail Water Level 1,336.15 feet -0.02 -0.01
Total Flow 706 cfs 0 0
Hemlock Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,335.47 feet +0.02 +0.04
Tail Water Level 1,301.61 feet -0.02 0.00
Total Flow 730 cfs +24 +10
USGS 766 cfs -6 -6
Peavy Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.52 feet -0.05 -0.05
Tail Water Level 1,189.57 feet +0.15 +0.23
Total Flow 1,204 cfs -891 -873
Michigamme Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,189.65 feet +0.40 +0.49
Tail Water Level 1,127.36 feet +0.13 -0.31
Total Flow 1,204 cfs +97 -330
Paint River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Lower Paint - We Energies
Inflow from Paint near Crystal Falls 633 cfs -33 -3
Inflow from Paint near Crystal Falls Stage Height 2.86 ft -0.05 -0.01
Head Water Level 1,283.56 feet -0.03 -0.08
Tail Water Level 1,266.17 feet +0.03 0.00
Total Flow 196 cfs 0 -1
Diversion Canal 437 cfs -33 -2
Brule River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Brule - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,198.18 feet -0.04 -0.09
Tail Water Level 1,135.91 feet +0.02 0.00
Total Flow 720 cfs 0 +4
Pine River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Pine - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,191.47 feet -0.08 +0.03
Tail Water Level 1,096.97 feet 0.00 +0.09
Bypass Flow 452 cfs -2 +64
Total Flow 452 cfs -2 +64
Menominee River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Twin Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,112.36 feet -0.07 -0.06
Tail Water Level 1,068.45 feet -0.01 0.00
Total Flow 1,867 cfs +9 +13
Kingsford - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,066.47 feet +0.05 +0.07
Tail Water Level 1,037.14 feet -0.01 -0.09
Total Flow 2,249 cfs +41 -31
Big Quinnesec - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,034.26 feet -0.01 +0.07
Tail Water Level 942.70 feet +0.01 +0.06
Total Flow 2,457 cfs +3 -20
Chalk Hill - We Energies
Head Water Level 743.88 feet +0.01 +0.03
Tail Water Level 716.38 feet +0.12 +0.02
Total Flow 3,306 cfs +422 +424
White Rapids - We Energies
Head Water Level 715.88 feet -0.08 -0.19
Tail Water Level 687.85 feet +0.30 +0.15
Total Flow 3,213 cfs +268 +210
Grand Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 664.63 feet +0.05 +0.26
Tail Water Level 635.28 feet +0.03 -0.02
Total Flow 4,185 cfs +145 +236
Peshtigo River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Caldron Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 981.65 feet -0.02 -0.04
Tail Water Level 901.37 feet -0.07 -0.03
Total Flow 545 cfs +4 +3
High Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 897.13 feet 0.00 -0.01
Tail Water Level 814.57 feet +0.03 -0.04
Total Flow 589 cfs -2 0
Johnson Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 813.97 feet +0.01 -0.06
Tail Water Level 771.02 feet -0.01 -0.05
Total Flow 694 cfs +3 -31
Sandstone Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 723.88 feet -0.03 -0.02
Tail Water Level 680.44 feet -0.07 -0.02
Total Flow 728 cfs -23 -21
Potato Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 621.88 feet -0.02 +0.06
Tail Water Level 604.10 feet -0.29 -0.23
Total Flow 1,465 cfs -5 -328
Peshtigo - WPS
Head Water Level 602.88 feet -0.01 0.00
Tail Water Level 589.94 feet +0.14 +0.10
Total Flow 1,443 cfs +102 +78
Fox River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Appleton - We Energies
Head Water Level 736.33 feet -0.01 +0.03
Tail Water Level 721.46 feet 0.00 +0.01
Total Flow 1,229 cfs -1 +5
Wisconsin River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Otter Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,616.42 feet 0.00 +0.01
Tail Water Level 1,604.97 feet -0.02 -0.02
Total Flow 513 cfs +4 +9
Hat Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,522.27 feet -0.01 +0.01
Total Flow 1,185 cfs -1 +1
Jersey - WPS
Head Water Level 1,449.99 feet -0.04 +0.01
Tail Water Level 1,438.05 feet -0.01 +0.04
Tomahawk - WPS
Head Water Level 1,435.15 feet +0.02 +0.08
Tail Water Level 1,421.41 feet 0.00 0.00
Total Flow 1,964 cfs +52 +32
Grandfather Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 1,396.59 feet -0.07 -0.01
Tail Water Level 1,302.15 feet 0.00 0.00
Total Flow 3,402 cfs -11 +63
Total Bypass Flow 3,402 cfs -11 +63
Alexander - WPS
Head Water Level 1,276.80 feet -0.06 -0.05
Tail Water Level 1,255.42 feet -0.01 +0.11
Total Flow 2,879 cfs -5 +180
Merrill - WPS
Head Water Level 1,247.95 feet -0.01 -0.01
Total Flow 3,364 cfs +138 +289
Wausau - WPS
Head Water Level 1,188.23 feet +0.07 -0.07
Tail Water Level 1,164.56 feet -0.01 +0.35
Total Flow 3,264 cfs -33 +1,433
Petenwell - WRPCO
Head Water Level 923.51 feet +0.02 +0.04
Tail Water Level 881.44 feet -0.13 -0.07
Total Flow 4,895 cfs +47 -414
Castle Rock - WRPCO
Head Water Level 881.63 feet +0.04 +0.03
Tail Water Level 846.08 feet -0.08 -0.25
Total Flow 6,546 cfs -16 -662
Rain Gage Data 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Precipitation
Champion 14.24 Inches 0.00 0.00
Commonwealth 14.90 Inches 0.00 0.00
Covington 27.81 Inches 0.00 0.00
Fence 0.00 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 33.70 Inches 0.00 0.00

Data courtesy of Energy Supply and Control


WEC Energy Group