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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
9/25/2018 8:40:43 PM CST

Michigamme River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Way Dam - We Energies
Inflow from Witch Lake 359 cfs 0 0
Head Water Level 1,370.94 feet -0.01 -0.02
Tail Water Level 1,336.22 feet -0.05 -0.09
Total Flow 822 cfs +19 +19
Hemlock Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,335.39 feet -0.04 -0.14
Tail Water Level 1,301.74 feet -0.03 -0.01
Total Flow 810 cfs -15 +13
USGS 825 cfs -27 -13
Peavy Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.18 feet +0.04 -0.16
Tail Water Level 1,189.16 feet -0.33 +0.26
Total Flow 0 cfs -2,238 -2,117
Michigamme Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,189.27 feet +0.01 +0.64
Tail Water Level 1,126.50 feet -1.25 -1.18
Total Flow 533 cfs -1,168 -1,086
Paint River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Lower Paint - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.16 feet -0.05 -0.16
Tail Water Level 1,266.53 feet +0.01 0.00
Total Flow 276 cfs -1 -2
Diversion Canal 403 cfs +40 +7
Brule River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Brule - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,198.49 feet +0.04 +0.11
Tail Water Level 1,135.82 feet +0.40 +0.40
Total Flow 697 cfs +148 +151
Pine River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Pine - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,181.24 feet -0.01 -0.01
Tail Water Level 1,096.64 feet +0.02 -0.01
Bypass Flow 358 cfs +4 -6
Total Flow 358 cfs +4 -6
Menominee River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Twin Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,112.57 feet +0.09 +0.31
Tail Water Level 1,068.11 feet -0.34 -0.08
Total Flow 1,217 cfs -528 -291
Kingsford - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,066.69 feet +0.02 -0.05
Tail Water Level 1,037.23 feet -0.19 -0.07
Total Flow 1,612 cfs -655 -180
Big Quinnesec - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,034.36 feet +0.28 +0.01
Tail Water Level 943.04 feet -0.14 +0.15
Total Flow 1,869 cfs -522 -385
Chalk Hill - We Energies
Head Water Level 743.49 feet -0.07 -0.14
Tail Water Level 715.48 feet -0.11 -0.17
Total Flow 2,400 cfs -214 -298
White Rapids - We Energies
Head Water Level 714.67 feet -0.12 -0.25
Tail Water Level 687.46 feet -0.30 -0.37
Total Flow 2,598 cfs -384 -436
Grand Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 665.04 feet +0.01 -0.01
Tail Water Level 635.03 feet +0.02 0.00
Total Flow 3,442 cfs +30 -1
Peshtigo River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Caldron Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 981.69 feet -0.07 -0.05
Tail Water Level 901.55 feet +0.70 +0.24
Total Flow 647 cfs +126 +138
High Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 897.26 feet +0.08 +0.09
Tail Water Level 814.47 feet 0.00 +0.03
Total Flow 369 cfs 0 +5
Johnson Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 813.90 feet -0.07 -0.05
Tail Water Level 770.20 feet +0.10 +0.18
Total Flow 365 cfs +28 +58
Sandstone Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 723.98 feet -0.02 -0.03
Tail Water Level 679.92 feet +0.09 +0.20
Total Flow 452 cfs +42 +94
Potato Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 621.74 feet +0.01 +0.01
Tail Water Level 603.70 feet +0.04 +0.04
Total Flow 562 cfs -26 +17
Peshtigo - WPS
Head Water Level 602.76 feet -0.03 -0.01
Tail Water Level 588.61 feet +0.14 +0.12
Total Flow 537 cfs +111 +93
Fox River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Appleton - We Energies
Head Water Level 736.54 feet -0.05 -0.03
Tail Water Level 721.66 feet -0.04 +0.01
Total Flow 1,701 cfs +5 +6
Wisconsin River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Otter Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,616.41 feet 0.00 0.00
Tail Water Level 1,604.23 feet 0.00 +0.11
Total Flow 516 cfs +1 +52
Hat Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,522.06 feet -0.06 -0.10
Total Flow 935 cfs 0 -150
Jersey - WPS
Head Water Level 1,449.98 feet -0.03 -0.06
Tail Water Level 1,437.57 feet -0.14 -0.20
Tomahawk - WPS
Head Water Level 1,435.10 feet -0.01 +0.03
Tail Water Level 1,421.13 feet +0.02 -0.03
Total Flow 1,416 cfs +105 +143
Grandfather Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 1,396.64 feet +0.04 +0.22
Tail Water Level 1,301.79 feet +0.01 +0.35
Total Flow 1,677 cfs +6 +506
Total Bypass Flow 50 cfs 0 0
Alexander - WPS
Head Water Level 1,276.89 feet +0.03 +0.04
Tail Water Level 1,255.17 feet +0.04 -0.18
Total Flow 1,873 cfs +5 -385
Merrill - WPS
Head Water Level 1,247.92 feet +0.22 -0.05
Total Flow 1,942 cfs +58 -516
Wausau - WPS
Head Water Level 1,188.21 feet 0.00 -0.03
Tail Water Level 1,163.86 feet -0.20 -0.02
Total Flow 1,772 cfs -514 -240
Petenwell - WRPCO
Head Water Level 923.73 feet -0.06 +0.03
Tail Water Level 882.33 feet +0.01 +0.02
Total Flow 6,553 cfs +14 +3,352
Castle Rock - WRPCO
Head Water Level 881.76 feet +0.01 +0.13
Tail Water Level 846.53 feet +0.05 +0.78
Total Flow 7,220 cfs -5 +3,517

Data courtesy of Energy Supply and Control


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