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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
2/17/2018 3:10:45 PM CST

Michigamme River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Way Dam - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,363.33 feet -0.06 -0.17
Tail Water Level 1,336.36 feet +0.01 -0.08
Total Flow 960 cfs +8 -30
Hemlock Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,335.45 feet +0.01 -0.06
Tail Water Level 1,301.97 feet +0.01 -0.10
Total Flow 977 cfs -7 -43
USGS 1,090 cfs -10 -30
Peavy Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.34 feet -0.05 -0.09
Tail Water Level 1,174.50 feet -14.61 -14.28
Total Flow 1,044 cfs -1,157 +1,044
Michigamme Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,189.03 feet +0.31 +0.17
Tail Water Level 1,127.12 feet -0.51 +0.49
Total Flow 1,211 cfs -377 +525
Paint River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Lower Paint - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.41 feet -0.06 +0.02
Tail Water Level 1,266.29 feet 0.00 0.00
Total Flow 194 cfs 0 0
Diversion Canal 226 cfs -8 -5
Brule River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Brule - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,198.20 feet -0.01 -0.02
Tail Water Level 1,135.55 feet 0.00 -0.08
Total Flow 526 cfs 0 -56
Pine River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Pine - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,191.59 feet +0.07 +0.05
Tail Water Level 1,096.48 feet +0.01 -0.06
Bypass Flow 29 cfs 0 0
Total Flow 249 cfs +1 -18
Menominee River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Twin Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,112.50 feet +0.13 +0.22
Tail Water Level 1,068.24 feet +0.03 +0.01
Total Flow 1,384 cfs +34 -54
Kingsford - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,066.46 feet -0.07 -0.03
Tail Water Level 1,037.55 feet +0.01 -0.03
Total Flow 1,966 cfs +2 -7
Big Quinnesec - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,034.20 feet +0.01 -0.09
Tail Water Level 943.07 feet +0.07 +0.01
Total Flow 2,163 cfs +34 -7
Chalk Hill - We Energies
Head Water Level 743.63 feet +0.04 -0.01
Tail Water Level 716.14 feet +0.01 0.00
Total Flow 2,456 cfs +14 -51
White Rapids - We Energies
Head Water Level 715.82 feet +0.04 +0.07
Tail Water Level 687.42 feet +0.01 -0.20
Total Flow 2,385 cfs +1 -146
Grand Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 664.51 feet +0.05 +0.15
Tail Water Level 636.26 feet 0.00 -0.07
Total Flow 2,482 cfs -32 -40
Peshtigo River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Caldron Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 981.72 feet +0.06 +0.08
Tail Water Level 899.89 feet -0.30 +0.03
Total Flow 92 cfs -2 +9
High Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 897.01 feet -0.05 -0.10
Tail Water Level 814.46 feet -0.03 +0.03
Total Flow 332 cfs -8 +1
Johnson Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 813.91 feet +0.01 +0.02
Tail Water Level 770.18 feet -0.08 +0.01
Total Flow 375 cfs -1 +16
Sandstone Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 724.03 feet +0.07 +0.09
Tail Water Level 679.94 feet +0.10 +0.13
Total Flow 457 cfs +43 +66
Potato Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 621.78 feet 0.00 0.00
Tail Water Level 603.96 feet -0.06 -0.07
Total Flow 645 cfs -29 +14
Peshtigo - WPS
Head Water Level 602.77 feet +0.01 -0.01
Tail Water Level 588.71 feet +0.01 +0.01
Total Flow 567 cfs +21 +18
Fox River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Appleton - We Energies
Head Water Level 736.68 feet -0.02 +0.01
Tail Water Level 720.54 feet -0.01 -0.04
Total Flow 770 cfs -1 +4
Wisconsin River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Otter Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,616.34 feet +0.01 0.00
Tail Water Level 1,604.65 feet +0.03 +0.01
Total Flow 456 cfs -6 -7
Hat Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,522.10 feet 0.00 +0.02
Total Flow 1,048 cfs +24 -38
Jersey - WPS
Head Water Level 1,449.94 feet 0.00 +0.01
Tail Water Level 1,437.86 feet 0.00 -0.04
Tomahawk - WPS
Head Water Level 1,435.00 feet -0.01 -0.05
Tail Water Level 1,420.70 feet -0.02 -0.02
Total Flow 1,417 cfs -53 -253
Grandfather Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 1,396.69 feet -0.06 +0.05
Tail Water Level 1,303.93 feet +0.06 +0.21
Total Flow 1,964 cfs -53 +16
Total Bypass Flow 50 cfs 0 0
Alexander - WPS
Head Water Level 1,276.76 feet +0.02 -0.03
Tail Water Level 1,255.02 feet +0.05 -0.22
Total Flow 2,209 cfs -25 -34
Merrill - WPS
Head Water Level 1,248.00 feet 0.00 +0.07
Total Flow 2,610 cfs -105 -85
Wausau - WPS
Head Water Level 1,188.19 feet -0.03 -0.03
Tail Water Level 1,164.51 feet +0.04 +0.07
Total Flow 1,974 cfs +144 +62
Petenwell - WRPCO
Head Water Level 921.44 feet -0.01 -0.02
Tail Water Level 880.33 feet -0.07 -0.02
Total Flow 3,643 cfs +15 +33
Castle Rock - WRPCO
Head Water Level 880.14 feet -0.03 -0.05
Tail Water Level 845.80 feet -0.03 -0.15
Total Flow 4,445 cfs -38 -599

Data courtesy of Energy Supply and Control


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