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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
12/14/2018 9:40:43 AM CST

Michigamme River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Way Dam - We Energies
Inflow from Witch Lake 329 cfs -1 -9
Inflow from Witch Lake Stage Height 3.52 ft 0.00 -0.03
Head Water Level 1,373.59 feet -0.01 -0.01
Tail Water Level 1,336.01 feet +0.07 +0.05
Total Flow 746 cfs +70 +71
Hemlock Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,335.39 feet -0.01 -0.04
Tail Water Level 1,301.61 feet +0.03 +0.05
Total Flow 692 cfs -2 -33
USGS 682 cfs +6 +6
Peavy Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.54 feet -0.07 +0.10
Tail Water Level 1,189.30 feet +0.45 -0.14
Total Flow 2,040 cfs +2,040 +933
Michigamme Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,189.16 feet +0.15 -0.41
Tail Water Level 1,127.65 feet +0.99 +0.63
Total Flow 1,594 cfs +949 +468
Paint River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Lower Paint - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.56 feet +0.03 +0.09
Tail Water Level 1,266.06 feet 0.00 0.00
Total Flow 215 cfs 0 +1
Diversion Canal 281 cfs -100 -129
Brule River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Brule - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,198.37 feet -0.02 0.00
Tail Water Level 1,135.64 feet 0.00 +0.02
Total Flow 582 cfs -15 -13
Pine River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Pine - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,182.59 feet -0.20 -0.27
Tail Water Level 1,096.82 feet +0.05 +0.02
Bypass Flow 304 cfs +16 +6
Total Flow 304 cfs +16 +6
Menominee River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Twin Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,112.36 feet -0.02 -0.19
Tail Water Level 1,068.32 feet +0.04 +0.05
Total Flow 1,646 cfs +49 +190
Kingsford - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,066.42 feet 0.00 +0.01
Tail Water Level 1,037.25 feet +0.01 0.00
Total Flow 1,999 cfs -3 -1
Big Quinnesec - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,034.23 feet -0.02 -0.08
Tail Water Level 942.66 feet -0.02 -0.03
Total Flow 2,258 cfs -13 -8
Chalk Hill - We Energies
Head Water Level 743.78 feet +0.04 +0.08
Tail Water Level 715.95 feet -0.02 -0.06
Total Flow 2,549 cfs +3 -40
White Rapids - We Energies
Head Water Level 715.64 feet -0.05 -0.14
Tail Water Level 687.80 feet +0.08 +0.07
Total Flow 2,821 cfs -301 -307
Grand Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 664.52 feet -0.04 -0.14
Tail Water Level 635.07 feet 0.00 +0.01
Total Flow 3,772 cfs +7 +81
Peshtigo River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Caldron Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 981.72 feet +0.03 +0.09
Tail Water Level 901.56 feet +1.63 +0.01
Total Flow 647 cfs +563 0
High Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 897.05 feet -0.07 -0.14
Tail Water Level 814.88 feet +0.04 +0.22
Total Flow 535 cfs +12 +125
Johnson Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 813.98 feet -0.01 -0.04
Tail Water Level 770.71 feet -0.02 +0.23
Total Flow 518 cfs -3 +133
Sandstone Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 723.99 feet +0.06 -0.01
Tail Water Level 680.16 feet +0.17 +0.20
Total Flow 601 cfs +101 +94
Potato Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 621.71 feet -0.02 -0.02
Tail Water Level 603.56 feet -0.34 -0.44
Total Flow 807 cfs +59 +71
Peshtigo - WPS
Head Water Level 602.78 feet -0.01 0.00
Tail Water Level 588.88 feet -0.09 -0.10
Total Flow 588 cfs -51 -51
Fox River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Appleton - We Energies
Head Water Level 736.42 feet 0.00 -0.05
Tail Water Level 721.21 feet -0.01 +0.05
Total Flow 1,249 cfs -239 -197
Wisconsin River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Otter Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,616.33 feet -0.01 0.00
Tail Water Level 1,604.97 feet -0.01 +0.01
Total Flow 498 cfs -1 -3
Hat Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,522.45 feet +0.05 +0.25
Total Flow 1,207 cfs +46 +38
Jersey - WPS
Head Water Level 1,450.00 feet -0.03 +0.02
Tail Water Level 1,437.90 feet +0.08 -0.01
Tomahawk - WPS
Head Water Level 1,434.96 feet -0.01 -0.06
Tail Water Level 1,421.26 feet +0.03 +0.01
Total Flow 1,856 cfs -11 -120
Grandfather Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 1,396.30 feet 0.00 -0.05
Tail Water Level 1,302.34 feet -0.15 -0.14
Total Flow 2,298 cfs -117 -112
Total Bypass Flow 50 cfs 0 0
Alexander - WPS
Head Water Level 1,276.77 feet -0.02 -0.05
Tail Water Level 1,255.34 feet -0.02 +0.01
Total Flow 2,671 cfs -93 +10
Merrill - WPS
Head Water Level 1,247.98 feet +0.01 +0.02
Total Flow 2,912 cfs -106 -129
Wausau - WPS
Head Water Level 1,188.25 feet -0.01 +0.01
Tail Water Level 1,164.37 feet +0.01 -0.01
Total Flow 2,889 cfs +56 -16
Petenwell - WRPCO
Head Water Level 923.67 feet +0.01 +0.06
Tail Water Level 882.41 feet +0.19 -0.11
Total Flow 6,484 cfs +4,900 -48
Castle Rock - WRPCO
Head Water Level 881.66 feet +0.01 -0.05
Tail Water Level 845.90 feet -0.02 -0.04
Total Flow 4,869 cfs -41 -31

Data courtesy of Energy Supply and Control


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