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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
1/24/2020 7:20:46 AM CST

Michigamme River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Way Dam - We Energies
Inflow from Witch Lake 361 cfs 0 -1
Inflow from Witch Lake Stage Height 3.63 ft 0.00 0.00
Head Water Level 1,372.77 feet -0.02 -0.03
Tail Water Level 1,336.37 feet +0.01 -0.04
Total Flow 887 cfs 0 0
Hemlock Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,335.44 feet -0.04 -0.06
Tail Water Level 1,301.74 feet 0.00 -0.05
Total Flow 846 cfs -13 -66
USGS 985 cfs +13 -45
Peavy Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.56 feet +0.04 +0.23
Tail Water Level 1,188.98 feet +0.40 -0.54
Total Flow 2,199 cfs +2,199 +13
Michigamme Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,188.53 feet -0.25 -0.81
Tail Water Level 1,128.33 feet +1.33 +1.16
Total Flow 2,146 cfs +1,283 +1,237
Paint River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Lower Paint - We Energies
Inflow from Paint near Crystal Falls 617 cfs -10 -4
Inflow from Paint near Crystal Falls Stage Height 2.84 ft -0.01 -0.01
Head Water Level 1,283.57 feet +0.08 +0.08
Tail Water Level 1,266.16 feet 0.00 +0.02
Total Flow 196 cfs 0 0
Diversion Canal 421 cfs -10 -5
Brule River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Brule - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,198.27 feet -0.04 -0.12
Tail Water Level 1,135.83 feet -0.04 -0.04
Total Flow 726 cfs +5 0
Pine River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Pine - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,191.59 feet -0.03 -0.05
Tail Water Level 1,096.80 feet -0.01 -0.02
Bypass Flow 30 cfs 0 0
Total Flow 313 cfs +2 +1
Menominee River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Twin Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,112.28 feet -0.12 -0.23
Tail Water Level 1,068.45 feet +0.02 +0.01
Total Flow 1,907 cfs +29 -7
Kingsford - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,066.55 feet 0.00 +0.02
Tail Water Level 1,037.33 feet 0.00 -0.03
Total Flow 2,421 cfs +9 +5
Big Quinnesec - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,034.38 feet -0.02 -0.09
Tail Water Level 942.82 feet +0.01 -0.02
Total Flow 2,474 cfs +8 -3
Chalk Hill - We Energies
Head Water Level 743.58 feet -0.09 -0.23
Tail Water Level 716.48 feet 0.00 0.00
Total Flow 3,416 cfs +4 0
White Rapids - We Energies
Head Water Level 715.98 feet 0.00 0.00
Tail Water Level 687.84 feet -0.01 0.00
Total Flow 3,295 cfs 0 -9
Grand Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 664.46 feet 0.00 +0.03
Tail Water Level 636.44 feet 0.00 -0.02
Total Flow 3,681 cfs +43 +45
Peshtigo River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Caldron Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 981.64 feet -0.02 -0.06
Tail Water Level 901.23 feet -0.06 -0.10
Total Flow 450 cfs -32 -39
High Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 897.28 feet 0.00 -0.02
Tail Water Level 814.56 feet +0.02 0.00
Total Flow 729 cfs +1 0
Johnson Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 814.00 feet +0.02 0.00
Tail Water Level 770.98 feet -0.05 -0.04
Total Flow 657 cfs -25 -20
Sandstone Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 724.01 feet +0.02 -0.01
Tail Water Level 680.44 feet +0.02 +0.03
Total Flow 714 cfs +3 -13
Potato Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 621.78 feet 0.00 0.00
Tail Water Level 603.94 feet +0.21 +0.05
Total Flow 1,132 cfs -5 +22
Peshtigo - WPS
Head Water Level 602.87 feet -0.01 -0.06
Tail Water Level 589.56 feet +0.32 -0.03
Total Flow 975 cfs +3 +3
Fox River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Appleton - We Energies
Head Water Level 736.45 feet -0.02 0.00
Tail Water Level 721.30 feet -0.02 -0.03
Total Flow 1,232 cfs -10 -6
Wisconsin River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Otter Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,616.34 feet +0.01 -0.01
Tail Water Level 1,605.02 feet 0.00 -0.02
Total Flow 647 cfs 0 -3
Hat Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,522.22 feet +0.01 +0.06
Total Flow 1,432 cfs +1 +18
Jersey - WPS
Head Water Level 1,450.02 feet +0.01 +0.04
Tail Water Level 1,437.92 feet 0.00 +0.01
Tomahawk - WPS
Head Water Level 1,434.92 feet -0.01 -0.02
Tail Water Level 1,421.56 feet 0.00 -0.02
Total Flow 2,145 cfs +15 +24
Grandfather Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 1,396.59 feet +0.04 -0.03
Tail Water Level 1,308.55 feet -1.84 +5.99
Total Flow 3,321 cfs -6 -92
Total Bypass Flow 3,150 cfs -6 -92
Alexander - WPS
Head Water Level 1,276.70 feet -0.01 -0.05
Tail Water Level 1,255.58 feet +0.02 -0.03
Total Flow 3,031 cfs -56 -191
Merrill - WPS
Head Water Level 1,247.91 feet -0.07 -0.04
Total Flow 3,744 cfs 0 +135
Wausau - WPS
Head Water Level 1,188.19 feet +0.02 -0.04
Tail Water Level 1,165.02 feet -0.02 -0.07
Total Flow 3,203 cfs -20 -62
Petenwell - WRPCO
Head Water Level 923.27 feet +0.01 -0.01
Tail Water Level 882.29 feet 0.00 -0.20
Total Flow 7,094 cfs -10 +33
Castle Rock - WRPCO
Head Water Level 881.72 feet -0.01 -0.04
Tail Water Level 846.91 feet -0.03 -0.01
Total Flow 8,434 cfs -30 -36
Rain Gage Data 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Precipitation
Champion 14.24 Inches 0.00 0.00
Commonwealth 0.04 Inches 0.00 0.00
Covington 27.81 Inches 0.00 0.00
Fence 0.00 Inches 0.00 0.00
Florence 16.46 Inches 0.00 0.00
Iron River 29.52 Inches 0.00 0.00
Niagara 10.69 Inches 0.00 0.00
Paint River 30.29 Inches 0.00 0.00
Pembine 24.23 Inches 0.00 0.00
Witch Lake 33.70 Inches 0.00 0.00

Data courtesy of Energy Supply and Control


WEC Energy Group