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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
9/22/2018 10:30:45 AM CST

Michigamme River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Way Dam - We Energies
Inflow from Witch Lake 322 cfs +15 +63
Head Water Level 1,371.12 feet 0.00 -0.02
Tail Water Level 1,336.24 feet -0.05 -0.06
Total Flow 826 cfs 0 +1
Hemlock Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,335.37 feet -0.03 -0.06
Tail Water Level 1,301.79 feet +0.03 +0.05
Total Flow 814 cfs -15 -3
USGS 858 cfs 0 +6
Peavy Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.42 feet +0.01 +0.03
Tail Water Level 1,189.03 feet -0.12 -0.14
Total Flow 1,224 cfs +45 +235
Michigamme Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,189.05 feet -0.12 -0.21
Tail Water Level 1,127.49 feet -0.03 +0.50
Total Flow 1,462 cfs -16 +309
Paint River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Lower Paint - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.46 feet -0.01 +0.07
Tail Water Level 1,266.75 feet -0.03 -0.03
Total Flow 302 cfs 0 +1
Diversion Canal 544 cfs +32 +210
Brule River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Brule - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,198.39 feet +0.02 +0.05
Tail Water Level 1,135.88 feet +0.03 +0.04
Total Flow 734 cfs +2 +2
Pine River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Pine - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,181.43 feet 0.00 +0.02
Tail Water Level 1,096.79 feet +0.01 +0.03
Bypass Flow 435 cfs +3 +10
Total Flow 435 cfs +3 +10
Menominee River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Twin Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,112.31 feet 0.00 -0.10
Tail Water Level 1,068.57 feet +0.10 +0.13
Total Flow 1,882 cfs +104 +138
Kingsford - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,066.39 feet 0.00 -0.05
Tail Water Level 1,037.59 feet +0.01 +0.03
Total Flow 2,294 cfs -14 +68
Big Quinnesec - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,034.05 feet -0.05 -0.04
Tail Water Level 943.12 feet +0.05 +0.08
Total Flow 2,474 cfs +5 +74
Chalk Hill - We Energies
Head Water Level 743.79 feet +0.03 +0.15
Tail Water Level 716.11 feet -0.07 +0.02
Total Flow 2,665 cfs +5 +391
White Rapids - We Energies
Head Water Level 715.73 feet -0.09 -0.05
Tail Water Level 687.81 feet +0.14 +0.21
Total Flow 3,080 cfs +126 +323
Grand Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 664.92 feet +0.10 +0.08
Tail Water Level 634.83 feet 0.00 -0.01
Total Flow 2,481 cfs +88 +24
Peshtigo River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Caldron Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 981.60 feet -0.01 -0.02
Tail Water Level 900.90 feet +0.08 +0.05
Total Flow 345 cfs -3 0
High Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 897.17 feet -0.01 -0.02
Tail Water Level 814.47 feet -0.01 -0.12
Total Flow 395 cfs +3 -25
Johnson Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 813.91 feet 0.00 -0.04
Tail Water Level 770.29 feet +0.04 -0.12
Total Flow 377 cfs -1 -63
Sandstone Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 723.96 feet +0.04 +0.08
Tail Water Level 679.97 feet -0.05 -0.02
Total Flow 476 cfs -35 -3
Potato Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 621.76 feet +0.01 +0.03
Tail Water Level 603.93 feet -0.09 +0.35
Total Flow 718 cfs -14 +135
Peshtigo - WPS
Head Water Level 602.80 feet 0.00 0.00
Tail Water Level 588.81 feet +0.01 +0.25
Total Flow 549 cfs +9 +69
Fox River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Appleton - We Energies
Head Water Level 736.48 feet +0.17 +0.20
Tail Water Level 721.92 feet +0.03 +0.07
Total Flow 1,675 cfs -13 -20
Wisconsin River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Otter Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,616.41 feet +0.03 +0.04
Tail Water Level 1,604.06 feet -0.08 -0.07
Total Flow 503 cfs -30 -43
Hat Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,522.27 feet -0.19 -0.15
Total Flow 1,275 cfs +101 +91
Jersey - WPS
Head Water Level 1,449.98 feet +0.01 0.00
Tail Water Level 1,437.81 feet -0.01 -0.04
Tomahawk - WPS
Head Water Level 1,435.03 feet +0.01 +0.05
Tail Water Level 1,421.26 feet -0.02 -0.10
Total Flow 1,515 cfs -45 -49
Grandfather Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 1,396.42 feet +0.05 +0.05
Tail Water Level 1,302.01 feet -0.03 -0.28
Total Flow 1,852 cfs -25 -296
Total Bypass Flow 76 cfs 0 0
Alexander - WPS
Head Water Level 1,276.69 feet -0.01 -0.10
Tail Water Level 1,255.28 feet -0.10 -0.32
Total Flow 1,845 cfs -328 -723
Merrill - WPS
Head Water Level 1,247.94 feet -0.01 -0.04
Total Flow 2,362 cfs -370 -554
Wausau - WPS
Head Water Level 1,188.24 feet -0.04 -0.01
Tail Water Level 1,164.14 feet -0.04 +0.04
Total Flow 2,762 cfs -69 -101
Petenwell - WRPCO
Head Water Level 923.51 feet +0.01 -0.06
Tail Water Level 882.08 feet -0.17 -0.21
Total Flow 4,221 cfs -1,642 -1,638
Castle Rock - WRPCO
Head Water Level 881.57 feet -0.02 -0.08
Tail Water Level 846.04 feet -1.06 -0.99
Total Flow 4,939 cfs -3,573 -3,570

Data courtesy of Energy Supply and Control


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