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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
8/20/2017 9:30:45 PM CST

Michigamme River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Way Dam - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,372.58 feet +0.01 +0.01
Tail Water Level 1,336.09 feet 0.00 +0.21
Total Flow 592 cfs 0 +103
Hemlock Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,335.54 feet 0.00 +0.06
Tail Water Level 1,301.49 feet 0.00 +0.19
Total Flow 609 cfs +35 +127
USGS 585 cfs +60 +123
Peavy Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.44 feet +0.01 +0.01
Tail Water Level 1,189.26 feet -0.01 -0.02
Total Flow 841 cfs +1 +1
Michigamme Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,189.24 feet -0.02 -0.04
Tail Water Level 1,127.15 feet 0.00 +0.04
Total Flow 881 cfs +10 +35
Paint River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Lower Paint - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.53 feet -0.03 -0.04
Tail Water Level 1,266.58 feet -0.01 0.00
Total Flow 270 cfs -1 -1
Diversion Canal 461 cfs -7 -7
Brule River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Brule - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,198.36 feet -0.04 -0.02
Tail Water Level 1,135.86 feet -0.02 -0.01
Total Flow 849 cfs +16 +40
Pine River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Pine - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,191.59 feet +0.01 +0.05
Tail Water Level 1,097.02 feet -0.07 -0.11
Bypass Flow 29 cfs 0 0
Total Flow 564 cfs -9 -48
Menominee River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Twin Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,112.47 feet 0.00 -0.02
Tail Water Level 1,068.17 feet -0.01 -0.05
Total Flow 1,643 cfs -8 -29
Kingsford - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,066.58 feet +0.03 -0.08
Tail Water Level 1,037.61 feet -0.01 -0.01
Total Flow 2,193 cfs -13 -207
Big Quinnesec - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,034.31 feet -0.04 -0.07
Tail Water Level 943.09 feet -0.10 -0.16
Total Flow 2,286 cfs -112 -181
Old Quinnesec - We Energies
Total Flow 0 cfs 0 0
Chalk Hill - We Energies
Head Water Level 743.70 feet -0.04 -0.07
Tail Water Level 716.50 feet +0.02 -0.01
Total Flow 3,120 cfs -160 -165
White Rapids - We Energies
Head Water Level 716.09 feet +0.01 +0.04
Tail Water Level 688.14 feet -0.06 -0.06
Total Flow 3,550 cfs -99 -97
Grand Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 665.05 feet +0.01 +0.02
Tail Water Level 635.98 feet +0.01 0.00
Total Flow 4,203 cfs -35 +45
Peshtigo River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Caldron Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 981.64 feet -0.04 -0.05
Tail Water Level 901.61 feet -0.03 -0.01
Total Flow 700 cfs +6 +14
High Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 897.08 feet +0.01 -0.04
Tail Water Level 815.11 feet +0.01 -0.02
Total Flow 675 cfs +6 -12
Johnson Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 813.91 feet 0.00 +0.04
Tail Water Level 770.73 feet -0.01 +0.01
Total Flow 751 cfs -1 +1
Sandstone Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 723.97 feet -0.03 -0.08
Tail Water Level 680.56 feet -0.04 +0.05
Total Flow 782 cfs -17 +15
Potato Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 621.84 feet -0.06 -0.04
Tail Water Level 604.25 feet +0.03 +0.04
Total Flow 1,493 cfs +86 +86
Peshtigo - WPS
Head Water Level 602.90 feet +0.02 +0.01
Tail Water Level 589.49 feet +0.11 +0.11
Total Flow 1,020 cfs +96 +84
Fox River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Appleton - We Energies
Head Water Level 736.60 feet -0.08 -0.03
Tail Water Level 720.88 feet -0.03 -0.06
Total Flow 1,755 cfs -3 -4
Wisconsin River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Otter Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,616.37 feet -0.01 -0.02
Tail Water Level 1,604.50 feet +0.54 +0.57
Total Flow 506 cfs +242 +238
Hat Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,522.23 feet +0.10 +0.02
Total Flow 639 cfs +9 -362
Jersey - WPS
Head Water Level 1,450.04 feet 0.00 +0.02
Tail Water Level 1,437.60 feet -0.03 0.00
Total Flow 462 cfs 0 0
Tomahawk - WPS
Head Water Level 1,435.05 feet -0.02 -0.05
Tail Water Level 1,420.84 feet 0.00 -0.04
Total Flow 1,395 cfs -51 -153
Grandfather Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 1,396.55 feet -0.09 -0.15
Tail Water Level 1,302.62 feet -0.01 -0.02
Total Flow 3,111 cfs +4 -18
Total Bypass Flow 3,111 cfs +4 -18
Alexander - WPS
Head Water Level 1,276.74 feet -0.01 -0.03
Tail Water Level 1,255.39 feet -0.03 -0.01
Total Flow 2,274 cfs -2 +9
Merrill - WPS
Head Water Level 1,247.95 feet -0.02 -0.01
Total Flow 2,551 cfs +74 -32
Wausau - WPS
Head Water Level 1,188.19 feet -0.03 +0.01
Tail Water Level 1,163.79 feet +0.02 +0.03
Total Flow 2,489 cfs -4 -38
Petenwell - WRPCO
Head Water Level 923.69 feet -0.02 +0.02
Tail Water Level 881.82 feet +0.02 +0.01
Total Flow 4,384 cfs -4 +3
Castle Rock - WRPCO
Head Water Level 881.47 feet +0.02 +0.02
Tail Water Level 845.53 feet +0.01 +0.07
Total Flow 3,893 cfs -11 +124

Data courtesy of Energy Supply and Control


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