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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
10/16/2017 10:40:45 PM CST

Michigamme River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Way Dam - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,372.34 feet +0.04 +0.08
Tail Water Level 1,335.87 feet +0.03 +0.09
Total Flow 477 cfs 0 0
Hemlock Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,335.53 feet +0.04 +0.12
Tail Water Level 1,301.31 feet +0.01 +0.01
Total Flow 496 cfs +20 +17
USGS 480 cfs -7 -19
Peavy Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.53 feet +0.01 +0.03
Tail Water Level 1,189.12 feet +0.05 +0.09
Total Flow 1,201 cfs +2 +99
Michigamme Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,189.14 feet +0.04 +0.06
Tail Water Level 1,127.26 feet -0.05 +0.01
Total Flow 1,122 cfs -68 +25
Paint River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Lower Paint - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.97 feet +0.03 +0.13
Tail Water Level 1,266.49 feet 0.00 +0.01
Total Flow 270 cfs 0 +1
Diversion Canal 941 cfs -13 -38
Brule River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Brule - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,198.22 feet -0.01 -0.09
Tail Water Level 1,135.97 feet -0.04 -0.04
Total Flow 910 cfs -61 -70
Pine River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Pine - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,191.68 feet -0.08 -0.04
Tail Water Level 1,097.28 feet -0.04 +0.01
Bypass Flow 57 cfs -41 +28
Total Flow 689 cfs -51 -5
Menominee River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Twin Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,112.41 feet -0.02 -0.04
Tail Water Level 1,068.48 feet -0.02 +0.05
Total Flow 1,965 cfs -58 +5
Kingsford - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,066.73 feet 0.00 -0.01
Tail Water Level 1,038.01 feet +0.04 +0.07
Total Flow 2,713 cfs +32 +113
Big Quinnesec - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,034.45 feet +0.05 +0.02
Tail Water Level 943.18 feet +0.01 -0.05
Total Flow 2,810 cfs +8 +4
Chalk Hill - We Energies
Head Water Level 743.68 feet +0.06 +0.01
Tail Water Level 716.32 feet -0.06 +0.28
Total Flow 3,412 cfs +14 -61
White Rapids - We Energies
Head Water Level 715.90 feet -0.04 -0.07
Tail Water Level 688.05 feet -0.01 -0.03
Total Flow 3,256 cfs -14 -17
Grand Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 665.02 feet 0.00 0.00
Tail Water Level 635.41 feet 0.00 +0.01
Total Flow 4,299 cfs +49 +86
Peshtigo River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Caldron Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 981.66 feet -0.02 -0.08
Tail Water Level 900.89 feet -0.60 -0.59
Total Flow 278 cfs -382 -376
High Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 897.13 feet +0.04 +0.10
Tail Water Level 814.93 feet +0.05 +0.06
Total Flow 536 cfs +2 -6
Johnson Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 813.97 feet +0.01 +0.02
Tail Water Level 770.48 feet 0.00 -0.05
Total Flow 636 cfs +8 -22
Sandstone Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 723.98 feet +0.01 -0.05
Tail Water Level 680.29 feet +0.03 -0.04
Total Flow 681 cfs +7 -28
Potato Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 621.88 feet -0.01 +0.01
Tail Water Level 603.97 feet -0.20 -0.26
Total Flow 1,188 cfs +93 +136
Peshtigo - WPS
Head Water Level 602.89 feet +0.03 +0.03
Tail Water Level 589.46 feet +0.01 +0.01
Total Flow 1,005 cfs 0 -12
Fox River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Appleton - We Energies
Head Water Level 736.51 feet +0.03 +0.09
Tail Water Level 720.79 feet +0.14 +0.02
Total Flow 778 cfs +3 +10
Wisconsin River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Otter Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,616.41 feet 0.00 +0.02
Tail Water Level 1,604.81 feet 0.00 +0.09
Total Flow 653 cfs -4 +32
Hat Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,522.19 feet -0.09 -0.25
Total Flow 946 cfs -247 -142
Jersey - WPS
Head Water Level 1,450.00 feet -0.04 +0.01
Tail Water Level 1,437.63 feet -0.01 -0.01
Total Flow 700 cfs -5 -361
Tomahawk - WPS
Head Water Level 1,435.15 feet +0.05 +0.08
Tail Water Level 1,420.86 feet -0.02 -0.12
Total Flow 1,501 cfs +152 +49
Grandfather Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 1,396.53 feet -0.06 -0.04
Tail Water Level 1,303.30 feet 0.00 -0.07
Total Flow 3,183 cfs 0 -106
Total Bypass Flow 3,183 cfs 0 -106
Alexander - WPS
Head Water Level 1,276.78 feet +0.02 +0.03
Tail Water Level 1,255.37 feet -0.03 -0.11
Total Flow 2,498 cfs +108 -76
Merrill - WPS
Head Water Level 1,247.97 feet +0.02 0.00
Total Flow 2,631 cfs -13 -157
Wausau - WPS
Head Water Level 1,188.17 feet -0.04 -0.04
Tail Water Level 1,164.39 feet 0.00 -0.01
Total Flow 2,588 cfs -103 -10
Petenwell - WRPCO
Head Water Level 923.54 feet -0.01 +0.02
Tail Water Level 881.40 feet -0.37 -0.24
Total Flow 1,613 cfs -4,883 -4,782
Castle Rock - WRPCO
Head Water Level 881.51 feet +0.03 +0.11
Tail Water Level 845.86 feet -0.03 -0.06
Total Flow 5,086 cfs +48 +9

Data courtesy of Energy Supply and Control


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