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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
4/26/2018 4:20:46 AM CST

Michigamme River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Way Dam - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,362.05 feet +0.11 +0.34
Tail Water Level 1,335.78 feet -0.04 -0.06
Total Flow 417 cfs -21 -20
Hemlock Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,335.41 feet -0.03 -0.03
Tail Water Level 1,301.40 feet -0.05 -0.04
Total Flow 586 cfs -5 -16
USGS 585 cfs +4 +4
Peavy Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,276.10 feet +0.41 +1.00
Tail Water Level 1,189.05 feet -0.26 +0.18
Total Flow 0 cfs 0 -1,005
Michigamme Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,189.15 feet -0.24 +0.16
Tail Water Level 1,126.88 feet -0.02 -0.10
Total Flow 433 cfs -8 -19
Paint River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Lower Paint - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,284.85 feet +0.12 +0.33
Tail Water Level 1,274.92 feet 0.00 +0.03
Total Flow 751 cfs +9 +11
Diversion Canal 2,165 cfs +103 +168
Brule River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Brule - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,198.21 feet +0.05 +0.07
Tail Water Level 1,136.74 feet -0.01 -0.16
Total Flow 1,727 cfs +6 -143
Pine River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Pine - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,191.73 feet +0.06 +0.23
Tail Water Level 1,098.28 feet 0.00 +0.16
Bypass Flow 873 cfs +4 +111
Total Flow 1,519 cfs +16 +129
Menominee River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Twin Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,112.45 feet -0.04 -0.04
Tail Water Level 1,068.79 feet -0.02 +0.06
Total Flow 2,589 cfs +2 +96
Kingsford - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,066.46 feet -0.04 -0.34
Tail Water Level 1,038.85 feet -0.03 +0.17
Total Flow 4,292 cfs +6 +1
Big Quinnesec - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,034.34 feet +0.02 -0.10
Tail Water Level 943.19 feet -0.06 -0.06
Total Flow 4,709 cfs -170 -149
Chalk Hill - We Energies
Head Water Level 743.68 feet +0.10 +0.18
Tail Water Level 717.41 feet +0.11 +0.19
Total Flow 7,975 cfs +479 +876
White Rapids - We Energies
Head Water Level 715.99 feet -0.02 +0.03
Tail Water Level 690.04 feet +0.22 +0.20
Total Flow 6,675 cfs +429 +425
Grand Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 665.03 feet +0.05 +0.32
Tail Water Level 637.31 feet +0.06 +0.09
Total Flow 7,386 cfs +141 +383
Peshtigo River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Caldron Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 981.75 feet +0.02 +0.06
Tail Water Level 902.93 feet +0.24 +0.06
Total Flow 1,462 cfs +197 -8
High Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 897.36 feet 0.00 0.00
Tail Water Level 816.16 feet -0.02 +0.01
Total Flow 1,434 cfs +12 -1
Johnson Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 813.91 feet -0.02 -0.01
Tail Water Level 772.68 feet +0.03 +0.14
Total Flow 1,779 cfs -5 +52
Sandstone Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 724.01 feet 0.00 +0.11
Tail Water Level 681.66 feet -0.01 +0.18
Total Flow 1,649 cfs -7 +235
Potato Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 621.88 feet +0.04 +0.04
Tail Water Level 605.45 feet +0.55 +0.16
Total Flow 2,933 cfs +3 -94
Peshtigo - WPS
Head Water Level 602.88 feet +0.02 +0.02
Tail Water Level 591.27 feet -0.08 -0.20
Total Flow 2,961 cfs +6 -201
Fox River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Appleton - We Energies
Head Water Level 736.96 feet +0.05 +0.20
Tail Water Level 721.92 feet +0.08 +0.10
Total Flow 767 cfs -3 -1
Wisconsin River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Otter Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,616.39 feet +0.01 0.00
Tail Water Level 1,604.78 feet -0.09 -0.09
Total Flow 551 cfs -65 -65
Hat Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,522.38 feet +0.12 +0.28
Total Flow 1,457 cfs -28 -25
Jersey - WPS
Head Water Level 1,450.03 feet +0.02 +0.03
Tail Water Level 1,437.45 feet +0.23 -0.02
Tomahawk - WPS
Head Water Level 1,435.00 feet +0.04 +0.01
Tail Water Level 1,422.28 feet 0.00 +0.06
Total Flow 2,841 cfs +35 -14
Grandfather Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 1,396.50 feet -0.06 -0.04
Tail Water Level 1,304.80 feet -0.11 -0.34
Total Flow 7,333 cfs -426 -1,181
Total Bypass Flow 4,874 cfs -448 -1,191
Alexander - WPS
Head Water Level 1,276.73 feet -0.01 -0.02
Tail Water Level 1,258.00 feet +0.02 -0.32
Total Flow 10,080 cfs +19 -926
Merrill - WPS
Head Water Level 1,247.93 feet -0.01 -0.05
Total Flow 12,630 cfs -300 -1,065
Wausau - WPS
Head Water Level 1,188.26 feet +0.02 +0.01
Tail Water Level 1,166.71 feet +0.03 +0.07
Total Flow 13,735 cfs -316 +714
Petenwell - WRPCO
Head Water Level 922.23 feet +0.04 +0.09
Tail Water Level 884.89 feet +0.12 +0.12
Total Flow 25,249 cfs +24 +70
Castle Rock - WRPCO
Head Water Level 880.80 feet +0.05 +0.21
Tail Water Level 853.16 feet -0.09 +0.04
Total Flow 27,488 cfs -104 +27

Data courtesy of Energy Supply and Control


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