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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
10/1/2020 10:08:24 AM CST

Michigamme River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Way Dam - We Energies
Inflow from Witch Lake 442 cfs -5 -5
Inflow from Witch Lake Stage Height 3.90 ft -0.02 -0.02
Head Water Level 1,371.47 feet +0.01 +0.05
Tail Water Level 1,336.17 feet -0.03 -0.14
Total Flow 775 cfs +1 +2
Hemlock Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,335.39 feet -0.02 -0.03
Tail Water Level 1,301.76 feet -0.01 +0.03
Total Flow 818 cfs +10 +3
USGS 896 cfs -23 -30
Peavy Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.41 feet -0.02 -0.10
Tail Water Level 1,189.32 feet -0.19 -0.24
Total Flow 2,099 cfs -494 -286
Michigamme Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,189.00 feet +0.16 -0.10
Tail Water Level 1,127.94 feet -0.54 -0.57
Total Flow 1,627 cfs -935 -828
Paint River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Lower Paint - We Energies
Inflow from Paint near Crystal Falls 1,600 cfs +5 +5
Inflow from Paint near Crystal Falls Stage Height 3.97 ft +0.01 +0.01
Head Water Level 1,284.29 feet -0.09 -0.22
Tail Water Level 1,266.68 feet 0.00 -0.02
Total Flow 272 cfs -1 -2
Diversion Canal 1,329 cfs +7 +8
Brule River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Brule - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,198.32 feet -0.06 -0.08
Tail Water Level 1,136.37 feet -0.07 -0.07
Total Flow 1,286 cfs -66 -62
Pine River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Pine - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,191.48 feet +0.03 -0.02
Tail Water Level 1,097.35 feet -0.03 -0.16
Bypass Flow 30 cfs -1 -54
Total Flow 661 cfs -9 -68
Menominee River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Twin Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,112.46 feet +0.15 +0.13
Tail Water Level 1,068.85 feet -0.65 -0.59
Total Flow 2,906 cfs -826 -699
Kingsford - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,066.52 feet +0.05 -0.03
Tail Water Level 1,038.16 feet -0.65 -0.64
Total Flow 3,819 cfs -920 -947
Big Quinnesec - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,034.36 feet +0.05 +0.08
Tail Water Level 943.38 feet -0.15 -0.16
Total Flow 3,902 cfs -897 -896
Chalk Hill - We Energies
Head Water Level 743.64 feet +0.07 0.00
Tail Water Level 716.92 feet -0.19 -0.19
Total Flow 5,571 cfs -412 -549
White Rapids - We Energies
Head Water Level 715.99 feet -0.02 -0.05
Tail Water Level 688.73 feet -0.62 -0.62
Total Flow 4,997 cfs -727 -747
Grand Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 664.84 feet -0.01 -0.08
Tail Water Level 636.97 feet -0.01 -0.10
Total Flow 6,274 cfs +72 -66
Peshtigo River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Caldron Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 981.62 feet -0.01 -0.03
Tail Water Level 901.46 feet -0.05 -0.08
Total Flow 579 cfs -22 -21
High Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 897.31 feet -0.04 -0.06
Tail Water Level 815.07 feet 0.00 0.00
Total Flow 657 cfs +18 +15
Johnson Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 813.96 feet +0.02 0.00
Tail Water Level 771.13 feet -0.02 -0.05
Total Flow 730 cfs -9 -23
Sandstone Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 723.93 feet -0.04 -0.02
Tail Water Level 680.45 feet -0.06 -0.04
Total Flow 903 cfs -1 +16
Potato Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 621.78 feet -0.01 -0.02
Tail Water Level 604.22 feet -0.10 -0.01
Total Flow 978 cfs -60 -7
Peshtigo - WPS
Head Water Level 602.88 feet 0.00 -0.01
Tail Water Level 591.78 feet +0.12 +0.14
Total Flow 1,065 cfs +144 +141
Fox River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Appleton - We Energies
Head Water Level 736.43 feet +0.01 0.00
Tail Water Level 720.92 feet -0.01 -0.04
Total Flow 1,250 cfs -5 -20
Wisconsin River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Otter Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,616.41 feet -0.01 -0.01
Tail Water Level 1,605.87 feet 0.00 0.00
Total Flow 1,044 cfs -4 -5
Hat Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,522.41 feet +0.05 +0.02
Total Flow 1,450 cfs +25 +8
Jersey - WPS
Head Water Level 1,450.00 feet +0.03 -0.02
Tail Water Level 1,437.57 feet -0.02 -0.11
Tomahawk - WPS
Head Water Level 1,435.12 feet +0.03 +0.07
Tail Water Level 1,421.27 feet -0.01 -0.06
Total Flow 1,761 cfs +44 +62
Grandfather Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 1,396.54 feet -0.03 -0.14
Tail Water Level 1,301.84 feet -0.02 -0.18
Total Flow 2,505 cfs 0 -148
Total Bypass Flow 59 cfs 0 -1
Alexander - WPS
Head Water Level 1,276.70 feet -0.03 -0.11
Tail Water Level 1,255.54 feet -0.01 -0.08
Total Flow 2,427 cfs +16 -240
Merrill - WPS
Head Water Level 1,247.96 feet 0.00 0.00
Total Flow 2,799 cfs -20 -197
Wausau - WPS
Head Water Level 1,188.18 feet -0.04 +0.01
Tail Water Level 1,164.30 feet -0.01 -0.06
Total Flow 2,755 cfs -79 -22
Petenwell - WRPCO
Head Water Level 923.66 feet +0.01 +0.03
Tail Water Level 881.67 feet -0.47 -0.52
Total Flow 3,238 cfs -32 -26
Castle Rock - WRPCO
Head Water Level 881.57 feet +0.02 +0.04
Tail Water Level 848.15 feet -0.01 -0.02
Total Flow 3,571 cfs -1 -50
Rain Gage Data 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Precipitation
Champion 27.75 Inches +0.09 +0.09
Commonwealth 39.95 Inches 0.00 0.00
Covington 22.37 Inches +0.05 +0.05
Fence 6.10 Inches 0.00 0.00
Florence 29.63 Inches 0.00 0.00
Iron River 31.77 Inches +0.05 +0.05
Niagara 27.86 Inches 0.00 0.00
Paint River 36.64 Inches 0.00 0.00
Pembine 24.23 Inches 0.00 0.00
Witch Lake 30.36 Inches 0.00 0.00

Data courtesy of Energy Supply and Control


WEC Energy Group