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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
7/21/2018 3:50:45 PM CST

Michigamme River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Way Dam - We Energies
Inflow from Witch Lake 149 cfs +3 +3
Head Water Level 1,372.67 feet -0.01 -0.01
Tail Water Level 1,335.95 feet -0.01 +0.05
Total Flow 594 cfs +1 0
Hemlock Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,335.48 feet -0.01 +0.07
Tail Water Level 1,301.44 feet +0.02 0.00
Total Flow 569 cfs +4 -8
USGS 556 cfs +4 +7
Peavy Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.41 feet -0.12 -0.04
Tail Water Level 1,189.47 feet +0.75 +0.40
Total Flow 2,084 cfs +953 +2,084
Michigamme Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,189.33 feet +0.60 +0.15
Tail Water Level 1,126.99 feet +0.03 +0.88
Total Flow 1,111 cfs -24 +783
Paint River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Lower Paint - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.37 feet -0.10 -0.04
Tail Water Level 1,266.49 feet -0.01 -0.01
Total Flow 278 cfs -1 0
Diversion Canal 11 cfs -2 +15
Brule River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Brule - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,198.24 feet +0.01 -0.06
Tail Water Level 1,135.46 feet 0.00 -0.09
Total Flow 626 cfs +1 -134
Pine River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Pine - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,181.01 feet -0.02 +0.06
Tail Water Level 1,096.64 feet +0.01 +0.06
Bypass Flow 348 cfs +13 +56
Total Flow 348 cfs +13 +56
Menominee River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Twin Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,112.33 feet -0.12 -0.15
Tail Water Level 1,068.47 feet 0.00 +0.67
Total Flow 1,873 cfs +3 +841
Kingsford - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,066.64 feet +0.07 -0.02
Tail Water Level 1,037.56 feet +0.02 +0.76
Total Flow 2,093 cfs +37 +1,008
Big Quinnesec - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,034.11 feet -0.09 -0.04
Tail Water Level 942.77 feet +0.27 +0.16
Total Flow 2,236 cfs -16 +982
Chalk Hill - We Energies
Head Water Level 743.51 feet -0.07 -0.39
Tail Water Level 716.29 feet +0.06 -0.12
Total Flow 2,002 cfs -269 -274
White Rapids - We Energies
Head Water Level 715.95 feet -0.07 -0.16
Tail Water Level 687.26 feet -0.04 -0.07
Total Flow 2,253 cfs -88 -92
Grand Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 665.04 feet +0.01 +0.02
Tail Water Level 634.89 feet -0.02 +0.06
Total Flow 2,100 cfs -25 +145
Peshtigo River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Caldron Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 981.70 feet +0.01 +0.02
Tail Water Level 900.67 feet 0.00 +0.11
Total Flow 261 cfs -6 +22
High Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 897.27 feet 0.00 -0.03
Tail Water Level 814.46 feet -0.03 -0.04
Total Flow 413 cfs 0 -12
Johnson Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 813.93 feet 0.00 +0.03
Tail Water Level 770.35 feet -0.07 +0.29
Total Flow 371 cfs -3 +92
Sandstone Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 723.98 feet -0.04 +0.04
Tail Water Level 679.91 feet -0.08 +0.55
Total Flow 459 cfs -37 +231
Potato Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 621.73 feet 0.00 -0.02
Tail Water Level 603.70 feet -0.10 -0.01
Total Flow 534 cfs -42 -50
Peshtigo - WPS
Head Water Level 602.78 feet +0.03 0.00
Tail Water Level 588.32 feet -0.17 -0.10
Total Flow 312 cfs -96 -57
Fox River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Appleton - We Energies
Head Water Level 736.38 feet 0.00 -0.04
Tail Water Level 719.69 feet -0.19 -0.20
Total Flow 694 cfs -41 -85
Wisconsin River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Otter Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,616.38 feet +0.02 +0.03
Tail Water Level 1,603.71 feet -0.09 -0.06
Total Flow 342 cfs -1 0
Hat Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,522.39 feet +0.06 +0.20
Total Flow 569 cfs +59 +34
Jersey - WPS
Head Water Level 1,449.98 feet -0.02 -0.02
Tail Water Level 1,437.97 feet 0.00 +0.03
Tomahawk - WPS
Head Water Level 1,435.07 feet -0.02 -0.04
Tail Water Level 1,421.03 feet 0.00 +0.01
Total Flow 1,728 cfs -152 -164
Grandfather Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 1,396.42 feet 0.00 -0.11
Tail Water Level 1,302.24 feet -0.06 -0.10
Total Flow 2,194 cfs -76 -149
Total Bypass Flow 50 cfs 0 0
Alexander - WPS
Head Water Level 1,276.74 feet +0.04 0.00
Tail Water Level 1,255.51 feet -0.16 -0.34
Total Flow 2,281 cfs -230 -521
Merrill - WPS
Head Water Level 1,247.96 feet +0.02 -0.01
Total Flow 2,402 cfs -317 -804
Wausau - WPS
Head Water Level 1,188.25 feet +0.02 -0.03
Tail Water Level 1,164.04 feet -0.08 +0.14
Total Flow 2,981 cfs +97 +644
Petenwell - WRPCO
Head Water Level 923.62 feet +0.05 +0.10
Tail Water Level 881.35 feet -0.04 -0.05
Total Flow 3,104 cfs +133 +213
Castle Rock - WRPCO
Head Water Level 881.57 feet -0.02 -0.04
Tail Water Level 845.43 feet +0.08 +0.05
Total Flow 4,752 cfs +516 +491

Data courtesy of Energy Supply and Control


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