Hydroelectric project data

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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
11/30/2020 9:08:41 PM CST

Michigamme River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Way Dam - We Energies
Inflow from Witch Lake 462 cfs -3 -6
Inflow from Witch Lake Stage Height 3.97 ft -0.01 -0.02
Head Water Level 1,373.37 feet -0.01 -0.05
Tail Water Level 1,336.60 feet +0.03 0.00
Total Flow 1,091 cfs -1 -2
Hemlock Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,335.51 feet +0.01 0.00
Tail Water Level 1,302.11 feet 0.00 0.00
Total Flow 1,089 cfs +6 +7
USGS 1,220 cfs 0 0
Peavy Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.21 feet -0.08 -0.23
Tail Water Level 1,189.56 feet +0.33 +0.48
Total Flow 2,214 cfs -255 +11
Michigamme Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,189.19 feet +0.40 +0.54
Tail Water Level 1,127.92 feet -0.33 -0.42
Total Flow 1,661 cfs -374 -387
Paint River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Lower Paint - We Energies
Inflow from Paint near Crystal Falls 702 cfs -84 -44
Inflow from Paint near Crystal Falls Stage Height 2.96 ft -0.12 -0.06
Head Water Level 1,283.36 feet -0.08 -0.13
Tail Water Level 1,266.57 feet 0.00 +0.01
Total Flow 260 cfs -1 -2
Diversion Canal 442 cfs -83 -42
Brule River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Brule - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,198.26 feet +0.06 +0.09
Tail Water Level 1,135.90 feet 0.00 -0.07
Total Flow 725 cfs +12 -84
Pine River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Pine - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,191.52 feet -0.03 -0.10
Tail Water Level 1,096.94 feet -0.11 -0.13
Bypass Flow 30 cfs 0 0
Total Flow 416 cfs -31 -51
Menominee River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Twin Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,112.54 feet +0.03 +0.28
Tail Water Level 1,068.69 feet 0.00 +0.06
Total Flow 2,423 cfs +42 +72
Kingsford - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,066.34 feet -0.01 -0.05
Tail Water Level 1,037.40 feet -0.01 +0.01
Total Flow 3,139 cfs 0 -7
Big Quinnesec - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,034.14 feet +0.08 +0.24
Tail Water Level 943.01 feet -0.03 +0.01
Total Flow 2,951 cfs +15 +16
Chalk Hill - We Energies
Head Water Level 743.62 feet +0.04 +0.11
Tail Water Level 716.54 feet 0.00 -0.12
Total Flow 3,901 cfs +17 -92
White Rapids - We Energies
Head Water Level 715.96 feet -0.04 -0.16
Tail Water Level 688.35 feet -0.06 -0.11
Total Flow 3,816 cfs -127 -138
Grand Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 664.92 feet -0.01 -0.04
Tail Water Level 636.41 feet -0.03 -0.02
Total Flow 4,752 cfs +14 -10
Peshtigo River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Caldron Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 981.68 feet 0.00 +0.04
Tail Water Level 901.38 feet +0.02 +0.02
Total Flow 517 cfs +2 0
High Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 897.22 feet -0.02 -0.01
Tail Water Level 814.86 feet -0.02 0.00
Total Flow 551 cfs -12 -24
Johnson Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 813.98 feet +0.02 0.00
Tail Water Level 770.95 feet 0.00 0.00
Total Flow 616 cfs -14 -17
Sandstone Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 724.00 feet +0.02 +0.05
Tail Water Level 680.38 feet +0.03 -0.02
Total Flow 743 cfs +33 +21
Potato Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 621.78 feet -0.01 0.00
Tail Water Level 604.26 feet -0.13 -0.19
Total Flow 1,015 cfs -8 -41
Peshtigo - WPS
Head Water Level 602.87 feet +0.01 +0.01
Tail Water Level 591.92 feet -0.06 +0.02
Total Flow 1,104 cfs -66 -162
Fox River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Appleton - We Energies
Head Water Level 736.64 feet -0.02 +0.26
Tail Water Level 721.34 feet +0.01 -0.12
Total Flow 1,227 cfs +18 +41
Wisconsin River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Otter Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,616.33 feet -0.01 0.00
Tail Water Level 1,604.81 feet +0.10 -0.03
Total Flow 502 cfs +45 +6
Hat Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,522.22 feet -0.02 -0.04
Total Flow 1,443 cfs +4 +9
Jersey - WPS
Head Water Level 1,449.98 feet -0.03 +0.03
Tail Water Level 1,437.80 feet 0.00 +0.16
Tomahawk - WPS
Head Water Level 1,435.05 feet +0.02 +0.03
Tail Water Level 1,421.24 feet -0.01 -0.05
Total Flow 1,859 cfs +18 +32
Grandfather Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 1,396.59 feet -0.01 -0.11
Tail Water Level 1,301.97 feet 0.00 -0.19
Total Flow 2,414 cfs 0 -215
Total Bypass Flow 59 cfs 0 -1
Alexander - WPS
Head Water Level 1,276.78 feet -0.03 -0.03
Tail Water Level 1,255.36 feet +0.01 -0.02
Total Flow 2,697 cfs +3 +60
Merrill - WPS
Head Water Level 1,247.96 feet 0.00 0.00
Total Flow 2,864 cfs +76 +28
Wausau - WPS
Head Water Level 1,188.22 feet +0.01 +0.01
Tail Water Level 1,164.63 feet -0.03 -0.10
Total Flow 2,761 cfs +29 -239
Petenwell - WRPCO
Head Water Level 923.52 feet 0.00 0.00
Tail Water Level 881.81 feet -0.21 +0.07
Total Flow 4,427 cfs -14 -41
Castle Rock - WRPCO
Head Water Level 881.55 feet -0.03 -0.10
Tail Water Level 849.44 feet +0.03 +0.03
Total Flow 5,486 cfs +71 +75
Rain Gage Data 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Precipitation
Champion 32.57 Inches 0.00 0.00
Commonwealth 47.01 Inches 0.00 0.00
Covington 0.26 Inches 0.00 0.00
Fence 8.06 Inches 0.00 0.00
Florence 29.63 Inches 0.00 0.00
Iron River 0.06 Inches 0.00 0.00
Niagara 28.99 Inches 0.00 0.00
Paint River 41.94 Inches 0.00 0.00
Pembine 47.87 Inches 0.00 0.00
Witch Lake 35.22 Inches 0.00 0.00

Data courtesy of Energy Supply and Control

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