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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
5/26/2020 2:35:25 PM CST

Michigamme River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Way Dam - We Energies
Inflow from Witch Lake 475 cfs -4 -9
Inflow from Witch Lake Stage Height 4.01 ft -0.01 -0.03
Head Water Level 1,373.03 feet 0.00 -0.01
Tail Water Level 1,336.16 feet -0.11 -0.33
Total Flow 803 cfs -30 -202
Hemlock Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,335.41 feet -0.03 -0.18
Tail Water Level 1,301.74 feet -0.04 -0.28
Total Flow 840 cfs -31 -216
USGS 900 cfs -120 -250
Peavy Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.32 feet -0.04 -0.02
Tail Water Level 1,189.10 feet -0.03 +0.24
Total Flow 903 cfs -897 +903
Michigamme Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,189.34 feet +0.28 +0.18
Tail Water Level 1,127.19 feet 0.00 -0.08
Total Flow 1,203 cfs -2 +103
Paint River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Lower Paint - We Energies
Inflow from Paint near Crystal Falls 879 cfs +95 +201
Inflow from Paint near Crystal Falls Stage Height 3.20 ft +0.13 +0.27
Head Water Level 1,283.41 feet +0.03 +0.11
Tail Water Level 1,266.98 feet +0.01 -0.02
Total Flow 324 cfs 0 +2
Diversion Canal 555 cfs +95 +199
Brule River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Brule - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,198.37 feet -0.04 +0.02
Tail Water Level 1,135.96 feet -0.02 +0.07
Total Flow 920 cfs -1 +118
Pine River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Pine - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,191.44 feet -0.17 -0.30
Tail Water Level 1,097.42 feet -0.08 +0.30
Bypass Flow 67 cfs -75 +37
Total Flow 675 cfs -72 +170
Menominee River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Twin Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,112.44 feet +0.06 +0.12
Tail Water Level 1,068.48 feet +0.05 +0.06
Total Flow 1,968 cfs +151 +122
Kingsford - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,066.54 feet -0.12 -0.25
Tail Water Level 1,037.63 feet -0.03 +0.13
Total Flow 2,985 cfs -14 +382
Big Quinnesec - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,034.11 feet -0.08 -0.38
Tail Water Level 943.07 feet +0.01 +0.05
Total Flow 3,043 cfs +14 +338
Chalk Hill - We Energies
Head Water Level 743.79 feet +0.01 0.00
Tail Water Level 716.31 feet -0.04 -0.04
Total Flow 3,539 cfs -7 -7
White Rapids - We Energies
Head Water Level 715.89 feet -0.01 -0.05
Tail Water Level 688.11 feet -0.01 -0.14
Total Flow 3,683 cfs +8 -106
Grand Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 664.95 feet +0.17 +0.11
Tail Water Level 636.35 feet -0.01 -0.06
Total Flow 4,198 cfs +7 -215
Peshtigo River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Caldron Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 981.69 feet +0.01 +0.02
Tail Water Level 901.59 feet +0.09 +0.08
Total Flow 633 cfs -3 -4
High Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 897.40 feet 0.00 0.00
Tail Water Level 815.09 feet +0.01 -0.01
Total Flow 671 cfs -4 +4
Johnson Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 814.00 feet +0.04 +0.01
Tail Water Level 771.07 feet -0.01 +0.01
Total Flow 728 cfs +3 0
Sandstone Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 723.91 feet +0.02 +0.01
Tail Water Level 680.54 feet +0.02 -0.01
Total Flow 801 cfs +5 +16
Potato Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 621.77 feet -0.01 -0.03
Tail Water Level 603.81 feet -0.29 -0.10
Total Flow 1,255 cfs -41 -148
Peshtigo - WPS
Head Water Level 602.87 feet -0.01 -0.03
Tail Water Level 589.70 feet 0.00 -0.10
Total Flow 1,410 cfs 0 -81
Fox River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Appleton - We Energies
Head Water Level 736.71 feet +0.01 +0.08
Tail Water Level 721.68 feet 0.00 +0.01
Total Flow 1,184 cfs -8 -17
Wisconsin River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Otter Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,616.39 feet +0.05 +0.05
Tail Water Level 1,603.95 feet -0.72 -0.62
Total Flow 251 cfs -144 -234
Hat Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,522.10 feet +0.08 +0.08
Total Flow 916 cfs -53 -129
Jersey - WPS
Head Water Level 1,449.92 feet +0.01 -0.08
Tail Water Level 1,437.57 feet +0.02 0.00
Tomahawk - WPS
Head Water Level 1,435.07 feet +0.06 +0.06
Tail Water Level 1,421.32 feet -0.01 -0.01
Total Flow 1,349 cfs -69 -324
Grandfather Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 1,396.60 feet +0.08 -0.12
Tail Water Level 1,301.94 feet +0.04 -0.16
Total Flow 2,460 cfs +56 -163
Total Bypass Flow 59 cfs 0 -1
Alexander - WPS
Head Water Level 1,276.73 feet +0.01 -0.17
Tail Water Level 1,255.65 feet -0.06 -0.37
Total Flow 2,736 cfs -90 -664
Merrill - WPS
Head Water Level 1,247.97 feet +0.01 -0.01
Total Flow 3,305 cfs -10 +3
Wausau - WPS
Head Water Level 1,188.26 feet +0.08 +0.01
Tail Water Level 1,164.59 feet +0.08 +0.45
Total Flow 3,255 cfs -341 +966
Petenwell - WRPCO
Head Water Level 923.96 feet +0.05 +0.04
Tail Water Level 882.53 feet 0.00 +0.03
Total Flow 3,601 cfs +1 -40
Castle Rock - WRPCO
Head Water Level 881.93 feet -0.02 -0.05
Tail Water Level 845.76 feet +0.07 +0.05
Total Flow 4,862 cfs +369 -23
Rain Gage Data 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Precipitation
Champion 2.34 Inches 0.00 0.00
Commonwealth 1.09 Inches 0.00 0.00
Covington 2.65 Inches 0.00 0.00
Fence 4.84 Inches 0.00 0.00
Florence 23.63 Inches 0.00 +0.01
Iron River 2.52 Inches 0.00 +0.01
Niagara 13.64 Inches +0.01 +0.01
Paint River 4.91 Inches 0.00 0.00
Pembine 24.23 Inches 0.00 0.00
Witch Lake 4.44 Inches 0.00 0.00

Data courtesy of Energy Supply and Control


WEC Energy Group