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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
7/23/2019 3:00:44 AM CST

Michigamme River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Way Dam - We Energies
Inflow from Witch Lake 243 cfs -2 0
Inflow from Witch Lake Stage Height 3.20 ft 0.00 0.00
Head Water Level 1,372.15 feet +0.01 -0.01
Tail Water Level 1,335.88 feet -0.07 -0.21
Total Flow 494 cfs 0 -1
Hemlock Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,335.37 feet -0.02 -0.16
Tail Water Level 1,301.31 feet -0.05 -0.10
Total Flow 455 cfs -39 -64
USGS 491 cfs -11 -21
Peavy Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.39 feet +0.06 +0.03
Tail Water Level 1,188.82 feet -0.25 -0.32
Total Flow 0 cfs 0 -2,004
Michigamme Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,188.90 feet -0.23 +0.05
Tail Water Level 1,126.54 feet +0.04 0.00
Total Flow 560 cfs -7 +1
Paint River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Lower Paint - We Energies
Inflow from Paint near Crystal Falls 357 cfs +3 -23
Inflow from Paint near Crystal Falls Stage Height 2.40 ft +0.01 -0.04
Head Water Level 1,283.28 feet +0.04 +0.04
Tail Water Level 1,266.70 feet -0.01 -0.01
Total Flow 247 cfs 0 0
Diversion Canal 109 cfs +2 -24
Brule River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Brule - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,198.46 feet +0.01 +0.07
Tail Water Level 1,135.22 feet +0.14 +0.16
Total Flow 594 cfs +118 +121
Pine River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Pine - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,190.04 feet -0.02 -0.02
Tail Water Level 1,096.80 feet +0.01 -0.01
Bypass Flow 286 cfs 0 +3
Total Flow 286 cfs 0 +3
Menominee River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Twin Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,112.24 feet -0.01 -0.14
Tail Water Level 1,067.88 feet +0.13 +0.22
Total Flow 1,139 cfs +148 +317
Kingsford - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,066.74 feet +0.14 +0.28
Tail Water Level 1,036.69 feet +0.08 -0.12
Total Flow 1,602 cfs +83 -224
Big Quinnesec - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,034.04 feet +0.27 -0.04
Tail Water Level 942.61 feet -0.03 -0.22
Total Flow 1,043 cfs -62 -912
Chalk Hill - We Energies
Head Water Level 743.53 feet -0.04 -0.14
Tail Water Level 716.26 feet -0.04 -0.06
Total Flow 2,254 cfs -7 -128
White Rapids - We Energies
Head Water Level 716.14 feet -0.03 -0.05
Tail Water Level 686.97 feet -0.12 -0.11
Total Flow 2,033 cfs -144 -149
Grand Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 664.86 feet +0.01 0.00
Tail Water Level 635.02 feet -0.01 +0.01
Total Flow 3,219 cfs -81 -74
Peshtigo River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Caldron Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 981.69 feet +0.08 +0.02
Tail Water Level 900.21 feet +0.02 -1.43
Total Flow 138 cfs -1 -550
High Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 896.88 feet -0.06 -0.01
Tail Water Level 814.29 feet -0.02 -0.03
Total Flow 367 cfs 0 -1
Johnson Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 813.87 feet -0.01 -0.04
Tail Water Level 770.81 feet -0.01 -0.06
Total Flow 567 cfs -6 -39
Sandstone Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 723.91 feet +0.03 -0.05
Tail Water Level 680.31 feet +0.08 -0.04
Total Flow 715 cfs +49 +26
Potato Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 621.81 feet -0.04 +0.06
Tail Water Level 604.00 feet +0.10 +0.18
Total Flow 2,472 cfs +190 +233
Peshtigo - WPS
Head Water Level 602.89 feet +0.04 -0.01
Tail Water Level 589.75 feet -0.06 -0.11
Total Flow 2,121 cfs -57 -84
Fox River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Appleton - We Energies
Head Water Level 736.75 feet -0.01 +0.01
Tail Water Level 721.16 feet +0.05 +0.17
Total Flow 752 cfs -3 +8
Wisconsin River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Otter Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,616.35 feet -0.02 +0.01
Tail Water Level 1,603.90 feet -0.03 -0.03
Total Flow 267 cfs +1 +10
Hat Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,522.05 feet 0.00 +0.03
Total Flow 618 cfs 0 -40
Jersey - WPS
Head Water Level 1,449.98 feet 0.00 +0.03
Tail Water Level 1,437.41 feet +0.01 0.00
Tomahawk - WPS
Head Water Level 1,435.03 feet +0.04 +0.02
Tail Water Level 1,421.33 feet -0.03 -0.09
Total Flow 1,093 cfs -11 -146
Grandfather Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 1,396.48 feet -0.04 +0.11
Tail Water Level 1,301.98 feet -0.11 +0.01
Total Flow 2,340 cfs -70 +128
Total Bypass Flow 2,340 cfs -70 +128
Alexander - WPS
Head Water Level 1,276.72 feet +0.02 -0.04
Tail Water Level 1,255.28 feet -0.04 -0.18
Total Flow 2,017 cfs +63 -227
Merrill - WPS
Head Water Level 1,247.94 feet -0.04 -0.02
Total Flow 2,275 cfs +35 -242
Wausau - WPS
Head Water Level 1,182.21 feet 0.00 -0.38
Tail Water Level 1,164.04 feet -0.07 -0.24
Total Flow 3,274 cfs -184 -1,111
Petenwell - WRPCO
Head Water Level 924.10 feet -0.11 -0.32
Tail Water Level 885.72 feet +0.05 +0.31
Total Flow 24,562 cfs -71 -55
Castle Rock - WRPCO
Head Water Level 881.66 feet +0.07 0.00
Tail Water Level 852.39 feet -0.08 -0.07
Total Flow 24,593 cfs -13 -250

Data courtesy of Energy Supply and Control


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