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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
5/30/2017 12:20:49 AM CST

Michigamme River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Way Dam - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,374.04 feet +0.01 +0.02
Tail Water Level 1,336.58 feet 0.00 +0.03
Total Flow 1,389 cfs +19 -21
Hemlock Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,335.54 feet -0.04 +0.12
Tail Water Level 1,302.35 feet +0.01 -0.01
Total Flow 1,102 cfs -2 -5
USGS 1,270 cfs 0 0
Peavy Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.62 feet 0.00 +0.02
Tail Water Level 1,189.51 feet +0.02 +0.06
Total Flow 1,169 cfs 0 +1
Michigamme Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,189.47 feet +0.01 +0.04
Tail Water Level 1,127.77 feet +0.09 +0.09
Total Flow 1,292 cfs +45 +40
Paint River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Lower Paint - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.52 feet 0.00 +0.06
Tail Water Level 1,269.05 feet -0.03 0.00
Total Flow 1,051 cfs 0 +3
Diversion Canal 220 cfs +19 -21
Brule River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Brule - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,198.30 feet 0.00 0.00
Tail Water Level 1,136.63 feet -0.04 -0.02
Total Flow 1,697 cfs +11 -24
Pine River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Pine - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,191.76 feet +0.03 +0.14
Tail Water Level 1,097.67 feet -0.01 0.00
Bypass Flow 344 cfs +2 +7
Total Flow 965 cfs +10 +9
Menominee River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Twin Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,112.50 feet 0.00 -0.02
Tail Water Level 1,068.80 feet +0.01 -0.04
Total Flow 2,588 cfs -2 +15
Kingsford - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,066.52 feet -0.08 -0.22
Tail Water Level 1,038.77 feet -0.11 +0.34
Total Flow 3,879 cfs -218 +44
Big Quinnesec - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,034.50 feet -0.07 +0.01
Tail Water Level 943.47 feet -0.04 +0.01
Total Flow 4,357 cfs -144 +153
Old Quinnesec - We Energies
Total Flow 882 cfs +4 -8
Chalk Hill - We Energies
Head Water Level 743.69 feet +0.02 -0.05
Tail Water Level 716.86 feet -0.08 -0.06
Total Flow 5,954 cfs +13 -141
White Rapids - We Energies
Head Water Level 716.09 feet -0.04 +0.04
Tail Water Level 689.33 feet 0.00 +0.02
Total Flow 5,470 cfs -31 -7
Grand Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 665.07 feet 0.00 +0.03
Tail Water Level 636.46 feet -0.04 +0.05
Total Flow 5,801 cfs +6 +63
Peshtigo River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Caldron Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 981.66 feet +0.02 +0.04
Tail Water Level 901.77 feet +0.09 -0.25
Total Flow 795 cfs +33 -137
High Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 897.32 feet -0.02 -0.08
Tail Water Level 815.03 feet -0.06 -0.23
Total Flow 918 cfs -18 -82
Johnson Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 813.94 feet +0.01 -0.06
Tail Water Level 771.49 feet +0.02 -0.11
Total Flow 1,021 cfs +38 -195
Sandstone Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 723.95 feet -0.01 +0.01
Tail Water Level 680.93 feet -0.05 -0.20
Total Flow 1,094 cfs -59 -119
Potato Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 621.85 feet -0.01 -0.01
Tail Water Level 604.44 feet -0.01 -0.03
Total Flow 2,234 cfs 0 -1
Peshtigo - WPS
Head Water Level 602.85 feet -0.02 -0.01
Tail Water Level 589.80 feet +0.06 0.00
Total Flow 1,212 cfs +54 -6
Fox River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Appleton - We Energies
Head Water Level 736.74 feet +0.01 -0.02
Tail Water Level 721.81 feet +0.02 0.00
Total Flow 1,734 cfs +5 -3
Wisconsin River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Otter Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,616.39 feet -0.03 -0.01
Tail Water Level 1,605.63 feet -0.02 +0.08
Total Flow 942 cfs -4 +59
Hat Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,522.23 feet 0.00 +0.19
Total Flow 2,320 cfs +100 -51
Jersey - WPS
Head Water Level 1,450.03 feet -0.02 +0.13
Tail Water Level 1,437.86 feet -0.01 -0.17
Total Flow 570 cfs -1 +307
Tomahawk - WPS
Head Water Level 1,435.21 feet +0.01 -0.01
Tail Water Level 1,422.03 feet -0.04 -0.05
Total Flow 2,811 cfs +25 -325
Grandfather Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 1,396.51 feet -0.04 -0.24
Tail Water Level 1,304.31 feet -0.07 -0.24
Total Flow 6,111 cfs -224 -677
Total Bypass Flow 6,111 cfs -224 -677
Alexander - WPS
Head Water Level 1,276.78 feet -0.03 -0.06
Tail Water Level 1,256.40 feet -0.09 -0.11
Total Flow 4,353 cfs -601 -775
Merrill - WPS
Head Water Level 1,247.95 feet 0.00 -0.01
Total Flow 5,545 cfs -345 -270
Wausau - WPS
Head Water Level 1,188.25 feet -0.03 0.00
Tail Water Level 1,166.39 feet -0.01 -0.02
Total Flow 5,667 cfs +84 +260
Petenwell - WRPCO
Head Water Level 923.65 feet 0.00 +0.01
Tail Water Level 882.84 feet +0.04 +0.04
Total Flow 9,601 cfs -46 -76
Castle Rock - WRPCO
Head Water Level 881.95 feet 0.00 -0.01
Tail Water Level 847.93 feet +0.07 +0.04
Total Flow 10,335 cfs +7 -78

Data courtesy of Energy Supply and Control


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