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
5/24/2022 1:40:13 AM CST

Michigamme River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Way Dam - We Energies
Inflow from Witch Lake 986 cfs -16 -42
Inflow from Witch Lake Stage Height 5.44 ft -0.04 -0.11
Head Water Level 1,373.38 feet -0.01 -0.01
Tail Water Level 1,337.18 feet -0.09 -0.06
Total Flow 1,627 cfs +2 -30
Hemlock Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,335.49 feet -0.04 -0.05
Tail Water Level 1,302.85 feet -0.01 +0.01
Total Flow 1,669 cfs -3 +11
USGS 1,880 cfs 0 -20
Peavy Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.14 feet -0.03 -0.10
Tail Water Level 1,189.88 feet +0.08 +0.07
Total Flow 2,685 cfs -7 -13
Michigamme Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,189.24 feet -0.03 -0.08
Tail Water Level 1,128.88 feet +0.01 -0.02
Total Flow 2,603 cfs -9 -13
Paint River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Lower Paint - We Energies
Inflow from Paint near Crystal Falls 1,247 cfs -30 -38
Inflow from Paint near Crystal Falls Stage Height 3.62 ft -0.03 -0.04
Head Water Level 1,283.46 feet -0.03 -0.04
Tail Water Level 1,267.53 feet +0.01 +0.01
Total Flow 395 cfs 0 -5
Diversion Canal 852 cfs -30 -33
Brule River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Brule - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,198.23 feet -0.03 -0.05
Tail Water Level 1,136.21 feet 0.00 +0.01
Total Flow 1,130 cfs 0 +3
Pine River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Pine - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,191.51 feet -0.04 -0.11
Tail Water Level 1,097.67 feet -0.04 +0.07
Bypass Flow 313 cfs -28 +13
Total Flow 949 cfs -18 +100
Menominee River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Twin Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,112.39 feet +0.02 +0.05
Tail Water Level 1,069.09 feet -0.03 -0.10
Total Flow 3,460 cfs -5 -14
Kingsford - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,066.59 feet +0.03 +0.04
Tail Water Level 1,038.91 feet +0.02 -0.07
Total Flow 4,440 cfs +6 -125
Big Quinnesec - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,034.49 feet -0.08 -0.15
Tail Water Level 943.45 feet +0.01 -0.02
Total Flow 4,912 cfs -1 -37
Chalk Hill - We Energies
Head Water Level 743.74 feet +0.02 +0.16
Tail Water Level 717.05 feet +0.04 -0.01
Total Flow 5,862 cfs -4 -46
White Rapids - We Energies
Head Water Level 716.01 feet +0.07 +0.02
Tail Water Level 689.08 feet +0.01 +0.04
Total Flow 5,344 cfs -7 +126
Grand Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 664.82 feet -0.01 -0.04
Tail Water Level 637.15 feet -0.03 -0.19
Total Flow 7,112 cfs -106 -461
Peshtigo River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Caldron Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 981.71 feet +0.01 +0.01
Tail Water Level 901.54 feet -0.02 0.00
Total Flow 740 cfs +6 -2
High Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 897.45 feet 0.00 0.00
Tail Water Level 815.18 feet 0.00 0.00
Total Flow 729 cfs -4 -3
Johnson Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 813.97 feet +0.01 -0.03
Tail Water Level 771.30 feet -0.01 -0.06
Total Flow 812 cfs +3 -29
Sandstone Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 724.02 feet +0.02 +0.02
Tail Water Level 680.54 feet -0.06 -0.06
Total Flow 924 cfs -1 -70
Potato Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 621.82 feet +0.01 +0.01
Tail Water Level 604.51 feet +0.01 -0.30
Total Flow 1,564 cfs 0 -46
Peshtigo - WPS
Head Water Level 602.93 feet -0.03 +0.06
Tail Water Level 590.49 feet +0.01 +0.05
Total Flow 1,641 cfs -9 +96
Fox River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Appleton - We Energies
Head Water Level 736.75 feet -0.04 -0.12
Tail Water Level 720.93 feet -0.01 -0.03
Total Flow 728 cfs -4 +8
Wisconsin River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Otter Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,616.42 feet 0.00 -0.02
Tail Water Level 1,605.34 feet +0.04 +0.05
Total Flow 1,079 cfs +18 +28
Hat Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,522.24 feet -0.01 -0.12
Total Flow 1,845 cfs -3 -189
Jersey - WPS
Head Water Level 1,449.99 feet -0.01 0.00
Tail Water Level 1,437.90 feet -0.02 0.00
Tomahawk - WPS
Head Water Level 1,435.10 feet -0.06 -0.13
Tail Water Level 1,421.77 feet 0.00 +0.03
Total Flow 2,419 cfs +19 -9
Grandfather Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 1,396.68 feet -0.08 -0.14
Tail Water Level 1,302.70 feet 0.00 +0.07
Total Flow 4,093 cfs +2 +135
Total Bypass Flow 1,276 cfs +2 +135
Alexander - WPS
Head Water Level 1,276.87 feet +0.04 +0.10
Tail Water Level 1,255.70 feet +0.02 +0.02
Total Flow 3,955 cfs +79 +64
Merrill - WPS
Head Water Level 1,247.96 feet 0.00 +0.01
Total Flow 4,430 cfs +60 +90
Wausau - WPS
Head Water Level 1,188.21 feet -0.05 0.00
Tail Water Level 1,164.89 feet +0.01 +0.13
Total Flow 5,001 cfs +158 +527
Petenwell - WRPCO
Head Water Level 923.75 feet -0.02 0.00
Tail Water Level 882.62 feet -0.14 -0.20
Total Flow 9,835 cfs -82 -1,649
Castle Rock - WRPCO
Head Water Level 881.86 feet +0.01 -0.01
Tail Water Level 849.21 feet 0.00 -0.14
Total Flow 10,599 cfs -29 -1,638
Rain Gage Data 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Precipitation
Champion 10.58 Inches 0.00 0.00
Commonwealth 11.69 Inches 0.00 0.00
Covington 7.54 Inches 0.00 0.00
Fence 5.45 Inches 0.00 0.00
Florence 6.37 Inches 0.00 0.00
Iron River 9.27 Inches 0.00 0.00
Niagara 5.24 Inches 0.00 0.00
Paint River 8.48 Inches 0.00 0.00
Pembine 5.71 Inches 0.00 0.00
Witch Lake 9.88 Inches 0.00 0.00

Data courtesy of Energy Supply and Control

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