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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
2/22/2020 3:00:51 AM CST

Michigamme River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Way Dam - We Energies
Inflow from Witch Lake 249 cfs -2 -3
Inflow from Witch Lake Stage Height 3.22 ft -0.01 -0.01
Head Water Level 1,364.15 feet -0.08 -0.23
Tail Water Level 1,336.99 feet -0.01 +0.02
Total Flow 1,396 cfs -1 -6
Hemlock Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,335.41 feet -0.03 -0.04
Tail Water Level 1,302.89 feet -0.01 0.00
Total Flow 1,344 cfs -2 -2
USGS 1,660 cfs 0 0
Peavy Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.05 feet -0.01 -0.07
Tail Water Level 1,189.12 feet -0.01 -0.03
Total Flow 1,970 cfs -47 -102
Michigamme Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,188.94 feet +0.04 +0.05
Tail Water Level 1,128.12 feet +0.07 -0.02
Total Flow 1,839 cfs +6 -149
Paint River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Lower Paint - We Energies
Inflow from Paint near Crystal Falls 463 cfs -20 -2
Inflow from Paint near Crystal Falls Stage Height 2.59 ft -0.04 -0.01
Head Water Level 1,283.06 feet -0.03 -0.05
Tail Water Level 1,266.15 feet 0.00 -0.05
Total Flow 192 cfs 0 0
Diversion Canal 272 cfs -19 -1
Brule River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Brule - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,198.31 feet +0.04 +0.04
Tail Water Level 1,135.46 feet -0.05 -0.04
Total Flow 534 cfs -2 -3
Pine River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Pine - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,191.52 feet +0.01 +0.02
Tail Water Level 1,096.70 feet 0.00 -0.02
Bypass Flow 30 cfs 0 0
Total Flow 240 cfs +2 -1
Menominee River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Twin Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,112.37 feet -0.01 +0.02
Tail Water Level 1,068.60 feet 0.00 -0.08
Total Flow 2,341 cfs +11 -147
Kingsford - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,066.49 feet -0.02 +0.12
Tail Water Level 1,037.68 feet +0.04 +0.09
Total Flow 2,744 cfs -7 +97
Big Quinnesec - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,034.43 feet -0.04 -0.06
Tail Water Level 943.08 feet +0.04 +0.07
Total Flow 2,695 cfs +2 0
Chalk Hill - We Energies
Head Water Level 743.70 feet -0.18 +0.07
Tail Water Level 716.66 feet -0.02 +0.22
Total Flow 3,892 cfs +47 +361
White Rapids - We Energies
Head Water Level 715.82 feet -0.01 0.00
Tail Water Level 688.16 feet 0.00 +0.27
Total Flow 3,681 cfs +7 +267
Grand Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 664.50 feet -0.20 -0.30
Tail Water Level 636.83 feet +0.01 +0.30
Total Flow 4,063 cfs +4 +214
Peshtigo River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Caldron Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 981.63 feet -0.01 -0.06
Tail Water Level 901.09 feet +0.03 +0.03
Total Flow 398 cfs -1 +8
High Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 897.26 feet -0.01 -0.05
Tail Water Level 814.37 feet 0.00 -0.02
Total Flow 579 cfs 0 +55
Johnson Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 813.89 feet +0.01 -0.03
Tail Water Level 770.72 feet +0.05 +0.12
Total Flow 532 cfs +16 +46
Sandstone Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 723.93 feet -0.04 -0.03
Tail Water Level 680.20 feet +0.01 +0.01
Total Flow 630 cfs +21 +3
Potato Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 621.76 feet 0.00 -0.01
Tail Water Level 603.71 feet +0.18 +0.56
Total Flow 860 cfs +34 +5
Peshtigo - WPS
Head Water Level 602.78 feet +0.02 +0.02
Tail Water Level 589.20 feet +0.07 +0.04
Total Flow 846 cfs +27 +9
Fox River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Appleton - We Energies
Head Water Level 736.43 feet -0.02 -0.09
Tail Water Level 721.02 feet -0.02 +0.03
Total Flow 1,246 cfs +9 +5
Wisconsin River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Otter Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,616.42 feet 0.00 0.00
Tail Water Level 1,604.97 feet 0.00 +0.01
Total Flow 513 cfs 0 +3
Hat Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,522.05 feet -0.06 -0.19
Total Flow 1,172 cfs -5 -11
Jersey - WPS
Head Water Level 1,449.97 feet -0.03 -0.07
Tail Water Level 1,438.09 feet 0.00 +0.21
Tomahawk - WPS
Head Water Level 1,435.09 feet +0.02 +0.10
Tail Water Level 1,421.35 feet -0.02 -0.04
Total Flow 1,910 cfs +185 +213
Grandfather Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 1,396.45 feet +0.04 -0.18
Tail Water Level 1,301.77 feet +0.04 -0.11
Total Flow 2,351 cfs +104 -175
Total Bypass Flow 1,424 cfs +104 -176
Alexander - WPS
Head Water Level 1,276.71 feet -0.04 -0.04
Tail Water Level 1,255.10 feet -0.20 -0.16
Total Flow 2,332 cfs -178 -105
Merrill - WPS
Head Water Level 1,247.69 feet -0.29 -0.25
Total Flow 3,249 cfs +306 +568
Wausau - WPS
Head Water Level 1,188.18 feet -0.03 +0.01
Tail Water Level 1,164.69 feet -0.01 +0.10
Total Flow 2,561 cfs -73 +54
Petenwell - WRPCO
Head Water Level 921.60 feet -0.01 -0.02
Tail Water Level 880.43 feet 0.00 -0.15
Total Flow 4,980 cfs +9 +19
Castle Rock - WRPCO
Head Water Level 879.14 feet -0.02 -0.04
Tail Water Level 846.28 feet +0.04 +0.15
Total Flow 6,401 cfs +24 +54
Rain Gage Data 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Precipitation
Champion 14.24 Inches 0.00 0.00
Commonwealth 0.05 Inches 0.00 0.00
Covington 27.81 Inches 0.00 0.00
Fence 0.00 Inches 0.00 0.00
Florence 16.46 Inches 0.00 0.00
Iron River 29.52 Inches 0.00 0.00
Niagara 10.69 Inches 0.00 0.00
Paint River 30.29 Inches 0.00 0.00
Pembine 24.23 Inches 0.00 0.00
Witch Lake 33.70 Inches 0.00 0.00

Data courtesy of Energy Supply and Control


WEC Energy Group