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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
5/22/2019 2:40:48 AM CST

Michigamme River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Way Dam - We Energies
Inflow from Witch Lake 2,123 cfs -12 -39
Inflow from Witch Lake Stage Height 7.95 ft -0.03 -0.08
Head Water Level 1,373.94 feet +0.01 +0.04
Tail Water Level 1,339.57 feet +0.31 +0.33
Total Flow 2,966 cfs +71 +90
Hemlock Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,336.69 feet +1.17 +1.22
Tail Water Level 1,305.73 feet -0.05 -0.06
Total Flow 3,510 cfs +608 +615
USGS 2,840 cfs -530 -540
Peavy Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.49 feet -0.05 -0.08
Tail Water Level 1,190.78 feet +0.05 +0.10
Total Flow 4,780 cfs -16 -21
Michigamme Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,189.09 feet +0.04 +0.10
Tail Water Level 1,131.17 feet +0.08 +0.02
Total Flow 4,513 cfs +34 +35
Paint River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Lower Paint - We Energies
Inflow from Paint near Crystal Falls 4,147 cfs -184 -502
Inflow from Paint near Crystal Falls Stage Height 5.82 ft -0.14 -0.38
Head Water Level 1,283.72 feet -0.18 -0.44
Tail Water Level 1,271.02 feet +0.01 +0.03
Total Flow 3,753 cfs -37 -90
Diversion Canal 394 cfs -147 -412
Brule River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Brule - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,198.13 feet +0.02 +0.02
Tail Water Level 1,139.34 feet -0.14 -0.32
Total Flow 4,365 cfs -129 -267
Pine River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Pine - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,185.91 feet 0.00 +0.01
Tail Water Level 1,098.19 feet -0.06 -0.05
Bypass Flow 1,157 cfs -46 -43
Total Flow 1,157 cfs -46 -43
Menominee River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Twin Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,112.06 feet -0.09 -0.18
Tail Water Level 1,071.67 feet -0.01 -0.06
Total Flow 9,178 cfs -37 -140
Kingsford - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,066.33 feet -0.04 -0.11
Tail Water Level 1,043.30 feet -0.02 -0.04
Total Flow 11,202 cfs -48 -83
Big Quinnesec - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,034.03 feet -0.05 +0.06
Tail Water Level 946.64 feet 0.00 +0.03
Total Flow 12,657 cfs -25 +65
Chalk Hill - We Energies
Head Water Level 743.67 feet 0.00 +0.10
Tail Water Level 719.59 feet +0.02 +0.11
Total Flow 17,075 cfs -14 +640
White Rapids - We Energies
Head Water Level 715.98 feet +0.03 +0.18
Tail Water Level 692.97 feet 0.00 +0.18
Total Flow 15,301 cfs +2 +546
Grand Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 665.08 feet +0.02 +0.05
Tail Water Level 640.08 feet +0.13 +0.55
Total Flow 15,293 cfs +423 +1,278
Peshtigo River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Caldron Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 981.67 feet -0.01 +0.03
Tail Water Level 903.26 feet -0.36 +0.14
Total Flow 1,689 cfs -218 +79
High Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 897.36 feet 0.00 +0.07
Tail Water Level 816.67 feet -0.05 -0.03
Total Flow 1,614 cfs -8 -20
Johnson Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 813.97 feet 0.00 +0.01
Tail Water Level 773.34 feet -0.02 +0.02
Total Flow 2,971 cfs -14 +25
Sandstone Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 723.94 feet -0.01 +0.03
Tail Water Level 682.21 feet +0.44 -0.07
Total Flow 2,280 cfs +563 -61
Potato Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 621.84 feet -0.06 +0.14
Tail Water Level 605.20 feet +0.12 -0.18
Total Flow 3,759 cfs -9 +222
Peshtigo - WPS
Head Water Level 602.88 feet +0.02 -0.05
Tail Water Level 592.10 feet +0.18 +0.11
Total Flow 4,290 cfs +342 +18
Fox River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Appleton - We Energies
Head Water Level 736.70 feet 0.00 -0.07
Tail Water Level 721.89 feet +0.03 0.00
Total Flow 763 cfs -10 +4
Wisconsin River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Otter Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,616.42 feet +0.01 +0.03
Tail Water Level 1,605.97 feet +0.02 +0.01
Total Flow 1,353 cfs 0 +5
Hat Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,522.33 feet +0.02 +0.14
Total Flow 2,741 cfs +15 +71
Jersey - WPS
Head Water Level 1,450.04 feet +0.01 +0.03
Tail Water Level 1,438.53 feet 0.00 +0.05
Tomahawk - WPS
Head Water Level 1,435.17 feet -0.02 +0.09
Tail Water Level 1,423.66 feet -0.08 -0.24
Total Flow 6,337 cfs -12 -603
Grandfather Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 1,396.38 feet 0.00 -0.16
Tail Water Level 1,305.53 feet -0.05 -0.51
Total Flow 9,696 cfs -222 -2,247
Total Bypass Flow 7,324 cfs -207 -2,268
Alexander - WPS
Head Water Level 1,276.66 feet +0.02 -0.05
Tail Water Level 1,257.82 feet -0.12 -0.74
Total Flow 10,612 cfs -906 -3,444
Merrill - WPS
Head Water Level 1,247.92 feet -0.05 +0.04
Total Flow 11,505 cfs -1,268 -3,488
Wausau - WPS
Head Water Level 1,184.73 feet -0.23 -0.24
Tail Water Level 1,167.15 feet -0.27 -0.47
Total Flow 12,676 cfs -2,401 -3,984
Petenwell - WRPCO
Head Water Level 924.45 feet +0.06 +0.24
Tail Water Level 884.43 feet +0.41 +0.78
Total Flow 18,817 cfs +85 +6,894
Castle Rock - WRPCO
Head Water Level 881.46 feet +0.12 +0.17
Tail Water Level 850.66 feet +0.04 +0.23
Total Flow 18,500 cfs +5 +92

Data courtesy of Energy Supply and Control


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