Hydroelectric project data

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We Energies, WPS, and WRPCO own and operate the hydroelectric project data

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
5/23/2022 5:51:51 PM CST

Michigamme River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Way Dam - We Energies
Inflow from Witch Lake 1,014 cfs -14 -45
Inflow from Witch Lake Stage Height 5.51 ft -0.04 -0.11
Head Water Level 1,373.39 feet -0.01 -0.02
Tail Water Level 1,337.22 feet +0.01 -0.19
Total Flow 1,626 cfs -32 -231
Hemlock Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,335.57 feet +0.03 +0.09
Tail Water Level 1,302.80 feet -0.06 -0.36
Total Flow 1,670 cfs -2 -212
USGS 1,880 cfs -20 -190
Peavy Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.20 feet -0.04 -0.06
Tail Water Level 1,189.76 feet -0.05 -0.02
Total Flow 2,700 cfs -2 +196
Michigamme Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,189.30 feet -0.02 0.00
Tail Water Level 1,129.04 feet +0.15 +0.43
Total Flow 2,615 cfs -7 +183
Paint River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Lower Paint - We Energies
Inflow from Paint near Crystal Falls 1,280 cfs -5 -75
Inflow from Paint near Crystal Falls Stage Height 3.65 ft -0.01 -0.08
Head Water Level 1,283.51 feet +0.01 +0.16
Tail Water Level 1,267.51 feet -0.01 -0.68
Total Flow 395 cfs 0 -254
Diversion Canal 885 cfs -5 +179
Brule River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Brule - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,198.28 feet 0.00 +0.03
Tail Water Level 1,136.20 feet -0.01 -0.21
Total Flow 1,133 cfs +4 -206
Pine River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Pine - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,191.60 feet -0.02 -0.01
Tail Water Level 1,097.70 feet +0.03 +0.04
Bypass Flow 342 cfs +42 -332
Total Flow 951 cfs +31 -35
Menominee River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Twin Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,112.36 feet +0.01 +0.02
Tail Water Level 1,069.15 feet -0.15 -0.11
Total Flow 3,477 cfs 0 0
Kingsford - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,066.54 feet -0.02 -0.04
Tail Water Level 1,038.93 feet -0.02 -0.14
Total Flow 4,446 cfs -127 -222
Big Quinnesec - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,034.65 feet 0.00 +0.15
Tail Water Level 943.43 feet -0.07 -0.09
Total Flow 4,908 cfs -41 -345
Chalk Hill - We Energies
Head Water Level 743.69 feet +0.09 +0.18
Tail Water Level 717.02 feet -0.04 -0.05
Total Flow 5,709 cfs -206 -521
White Rapids - We Energies
Head Water Level 715.93 feet -0.09 +0.03
Tail Water Level 689.22 feet +0.22 -0.23
Total Flow 5,564 cfs +404 -521
Grand Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 664.87 feet +0.01 +0.03
Tail Water Level 637.27 feet -0.04 -0.12
Total Flow 7,389 cfs -177 -193
Peshtigo River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Caldron Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 981.69 feet -0.01 -0.02
Tail Water Level 901.55 feet 0.00 0.00
Total Flow 738 cfs +1 0
High Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 897.45 feet 0.00 0.00
Tail Water Level 815.20 feet +0.02 0.00
Total Flow 736 cfs +4 -5
Johnson Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 813.98 feet -0.02 -0.03
Tail Water Level 771.36 feet 0.00 +0.05
Total Flow 829 cfs -4 +10
Sandstone Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 723.95 feet -0.04 -0.02
Tail Water Level 680.64 feet 0.00 +0.16
Total Flow 925 cfs -70 +67
Potato Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 621.81 feet 0.00 -0.03
Tail Water Level 604.66 feet -0.10 -0.32
Total Flow 1,605 cfs +2 -25
Peshtigo - WPS
Head Water Level 602.91 feet +0.03 +0.08
Tail Water Level 590.44 feet +0.01 -0.01
Total Flow 1,545 cfs -3 -36
Fox River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Appleton - We Energies
Head Water Level 736.82 feet 0.00 +0.02
Tail Water Level 720.90 feet -0.04 -0.05
Total Flow 727 cfs +2 +1
Wisconsin River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Otter Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,616.43 feet 0.00 +0.01
Tail Water Level 1,605.27 feet -0.04 -0.12
Total Flow 1,053 cfs +5 -31
Hat Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,522.29 feet -0.08 -0.13
Total Flow 1,934 cfs -93 -110
Jersey - WPS
Head Water Level 1,450.00 feet -0.02 -0.01
Tail Water Level 1,437.89 feet -0.02 +0.03
Tomahawk - WPS
Head Water Level 1,435.19 feet -0.04 -0.08
Tail Water Level 1,421.75 feet 0.00 -0.03
Total Flow 2,419 cfs -1 -152
Grandfather Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 1,396.86 feet +0.05 +0.07
Tail Water Level 1,302.64 feet +0.03 +0.48
Total Flow 3,954 cfs -4 +645
Total Bypass Flow 1,137 cfs -4 +645
Alexander - WPS
Head Water Level 1,276.79 feet +0.02 +0.12
Tail Water Level 1,255.67 feet -0.01 +0.17
Total Flow 3,842 cfs +1 +631
Merrill - WPS
Head Water Level 1,247.97 feet +0.01 0.00
Total Flow 4,450 cfs +110 +610
Wausau - WPS
Head Water Level 1,188.19 feet -0.03 -0.10
Tail Water Level 1,164.89 feet +0.13 +0.24
Total Flow 4,828 cfs +349 +478
Petenwell - WRPCO
Head Water Level 923.74 feet -0.03 -0.09
Tail Water Level 882.69 feet -0.08 -0.28
Total Flow 9,852 cfs -1,719 -3,593
Castle Rock - WRPCO
Head Water Level 881.85 feet -0.02 -0.03
Tail Water Level 849.22 feet -0.13 -0.46
Total Flow 10,610 cfs -1,624 -4,090
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 +0.01
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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