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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
4/19/2019 4:10:45 AM CST

Michigamme River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Way Dam - We Energies
Inflow from Witch Lake 1,801 cfs +55 +175
Inflow from Witch Lake Stage Height 7.30 ft +0.12 +0.37
Head Water Level 1,366.22 feet +0.17 +0.47
Tail Water Level 1,336.65 feet +0.01 -0.04
Total Flow 1,014 cfs +22 +10
Hemlock Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,335.58 feet +0.01 0.00
Tail Water Level 1,302.52 feet +0.03 -0.01
Total Flow 1,104 cfs 0 +1
USGS 1,470 cfs 0 -10
Peavy Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,278.43 feet +0.18 +0.56
Tail Water Level 1,189.50 feet +0.03 +0.11
Total Flow 2,597 cfs -14 -14
Michigamme Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,188.98 feet -0.03 +0.01
Tail Water Level 1,129.75 feet -0.17 +0.45
Total Flow 2,636 cfs -43 +15
Paint River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Lower Paint - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,285.42 feet -0.03 -0.02
Tail Water Level 1,270.89 feet +0.02 +0.25
Total Flow 3,028 cfs +155 +633
Diversion Canal 2,121 cfs -14 -531
Brule River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Brule - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,198.28 feet -0.01 -0.07
Tail Water Level 1,139.36 feet 0.00 +0.65
Total Flow 4,413 cfs +4 +703
Pine River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Pine - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,183.33 feet -0.02 -0.07
Tail Water Level 1,098.55 feet +0.03 -0.02
Bypass Flow 2,203 cfs -18 -64
Total Flow 2,203 cfs -18 -64
Menominee River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Twin Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,112.45 feet +0.04 -0.06
Tail Water Level 1,070.64 feet -0.01 +0.43
Total Flow 6,803 cfs -40 +892
Kingsford - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,066.65 feet -0.06 -0.04
Tail Water Level 1,042.21 feet -0.02 +0.56
Total Flow 9,947 cfs -54 +1,037
Big Quinnesec - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,034.50 feet +0.11 -0.27
Tail Water Level 945.42 feet +0.14 +0.76
Total Flow 10,748 cfs +220 +1,047
Chalk Hill - We Energies
Head Water Level 743.50 feet +0.06 -0.20
Tail Water Level 719.39 feet +0.34 +0.34
Total Flow 15,544 cfs +987 +904
White Rapids - We Energies
Head Water Level 715.66 feet +0.06 -0.16
Tail Water Level 692.73 feet +0.55 -0.04
Total Flow 14,550 cfs +941 -72
Grand Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 665.22 feet +0.05 +0.13
Tail Water Level 640.17 feet +0.29 +0.86
Total Flow 13,722 cfs +567 +1,900
Peshtigo River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Caldron Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 981.73 feet +0.01 +0.04
Tail Water Level 904.19 feet +0.14 +0.35
Total Flow 2,270 cfs +107 +233
High Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 897.48 feet +0.03 +0.05
Tail Water Level 817.32 feet +0.04 +0.45
Total Flow 2,238 cfs -13 +360
Johnson Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 813.97 feet +0.01 +0.10
Tail Water Level 774.75 feet +0.09 +0.74
Total Flow 3,727 cfs +151 +837
Sandstone Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 724.01 feet +0.02 +0.03
Tail Water Level 682.80 feet +0.18 +0.33
Total Flow 3,331 cfs +218 +633
Potato Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 621.88 feet -0.01 -0.01
Tail Water Level 606.33 feet +0.19 +0.24
Total Flow 4,095 cfs 0 0
Peshtigo - WPS
Head Water Level 602.73 feet -0.18 -0.16
Tail Water Level 594.52 feet +0.23 +0.48
Total Flow 6,975 cfs +72 +963
Fox River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Appleton - We Energies
Head Water Level 736.43 feet -0.07 -0.14
Tail Water Level 722.11 feet -0.02 -0.05
Total Flow 764 cfs 0 +10
Wisconsin River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Otter Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,616.43 feet +0.02 +0.05
Tail Water Level 1,605.71 feet -0.03 +0.01
Total Flow 1,263 cfs 0 +72
Hat Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,522.24 feet -0.08 0.00
Total Flow 3,069 cfs -21 +51
Jersey - WPS
Head Water Level 1,449.96 feet -0.03 -0.05
Tail Water Level 1,438.36 feet -0.04 +0.05
Tomahawk - WPS
Head Water Level 1,435.22 feet 0.00 +0.08
Tail Water Level 1,423.77 feet +0.14 +0.43
Total Flow 7,976 cfs +133 +930
Grandfather Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 1,396.68 feet +0.04 +0.07
Tail Water Level 1,306.61 feet +0.14 +0.54
Total Flow 15,530 cfs +1,014 +2,877
Total Bypass Flow 13,192 cfs +1,010 +2,896
Alexander - WPS
Head Water Level 1,276.75 feet -0.04 +0.02
Tail Water Level 1,259.33 feet +0.02 +0.45
Total Flow 17,652 cfs +153 +1,519
Merrill - WPS
Head Water Level 1,248.53 feet +0.01 +0.18
Total Flow 21,080 cfs +360 +960
Wausau - WPS
Head Water Level 1,188.16 feet -0.03 -0.09
Tail Water Level 1,169.61 feet -0.31 -0.79
Total Flow 23,450 cfs -278 -1,465
Petenwell - WRPCO
Head Water Level 921.54 feet +0.18 +0.27
Tail Water Level 888.40 feet -0.17 +0.01
Total Flow 39,887 cfs -141 +70
Castle Rock - WRPCO
Head Water Level 879.80 feet +0.17 +0.45
Tail Water Level 856.41 feet +0.05 +0.32
Total Flow 39,689 cfs +50 +393

Data courtesy of Energy Supply and Control


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