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
7/25/2024 3:00:26 PM CST

Michigamme River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Way Dam - We Energies
Inflow from Witch Lake 119 cfs +2 +1
Inflow from Witch Lake Stage Height 2.64 ft +0.01 0.00
Head Water Level 1,371.37 feet -0.02 -0.02
Tail Water Level 1,335.82 feet +0.01 0.00
Total Flow 489 cfs 0 +11
Hemlock Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,335.37 feet -0.01 -0.02
Tail Water Level 1,301.30 feet +0.05 -0.02
Total Flow 473 cfs -1 -1
USGS 480 cfs 0 -4
Peavy Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,283.47 feet -0.03 +0.05
Tail Water Level 1,188.85 feet +0.20 -0.06
Total Flow 1,048 cfs +1,048 +1,048
Michigamme Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,188.76 feet +0.09 -0.18
Tail Water Level 1,127.21 feet +1.14 +1.13
Total Flow 904 cfs +699 +681
Paint River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Lower Paint - We Energies
Inflow from Paint near Crystal Falls 255 cfs -9 +12
Inflow from Paint near Crystal Falls Stage Height 2.18 ft -0.02 +0.04
Head Water Level 1,283.44 feet -0.02 +0.05
Tail Water Level 1,266.74 feet +0.02 -0.01
Total Flow 293 cfs 0 +1
Diversion Canal -38 cfs -9 +11
Brule River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Brule - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,198.35 feet -0.03 -0.05
Tail Water Level 1,135.48 feet -0.01 +0.01
Total Flow 706 cfs +1 -4
Pine River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Pine - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,191.51 feet -0.05 -0.01
Tail Water Level 1,096.71 feet +0.01 +0.01
Bypass Flow 30 cfs 0 0
Total Flow 228 cfs -5 -11
Menominee River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Twin Falls - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,112.35 feet -0.15 -0.11
Tail Water Level 1,068.14 feet +0.47 +0.50
Total Flow 1,456 cfs +635 +645
Kingsford - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,066.59 feet -0.06 -0.03
Tail Water Level 1,037.06 feet +0.08 +0.53
Total Flow 1,682 cfs +98 +677
Big Quinnesec - We Energies
Head Water Level 1,034.34 feet -0.14 +0.09
Tail Water Level 942.55 feet +0.24 +0.20
Total Flow 1,988 cfs +926 +906
Chalk Hill - We Energies
Head Water Level 743.85 feet +0.09 +0.14
Tail Water Level 715.67 feet -0.12 -0.10
Total Flow 1,832 cfs +27 +41
White Rapids - We Energies
Head Water Level 715.93 feet -0.01 0.00
Tail Water Level 686.78 feet -0.01 +0.01
Total Flow 1,952 cfs -23 +13
Grand Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 664.92 feet +0.07 -0.08
Tail Water Level 634.11 feet +0.07 -0.14
Total Flow 2,025 cfs -10 -243
Peshtigo River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Caldron Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 981.61 feet -0.01 -0.04
Tail Water Level 900.49 feet -0.11 -0.17
Total Flow 254 cfs -60 -60
High Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 897.31 feet 0.00 0.00
Tail Water Level 814.39 feet -0.17 -0.17
Total Flow 322 cfs -60 -63
Johnson Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 813.96 feet 0.00 -0.01
Tail Water Level 770.13 feet -0.11 -0.13
Total Flow 334 cfs -45 -62
Sandstone Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 723.93 feet -0.02 -0.03
Tail Water Level 679.80 feet -0.02 -0.12
Total Flow 392 cfs -26 -28
Potato Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 621.86 feet +0.02 +0.02
Tail Water Level 604.32 feet +0.01 -0.04
Total Flow 809 cfs +1 +1
Peshtigo - WPS
Head Water Level 602.86 feet -0.02 -0.04
Tail Water Level 589.49 feet -0.03 -0.03
Total Flow 606 cfs -24 -30
Fox River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Appleton - We Energies
Head Water Level 736.86 feet -0.03 +0.03
Tail Water Level 721.02 feet -0.07 -0.10
Total Flow 764 cfs +10 -4
Wisconsin River 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Otter Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,616.38 feet +0.01 +0.01
Tail Water Level 1,604.44 feet +0.01 +0.03
Total Flow 303 cfs +2 -2
Hat Rapids - WPS
Head Water Level 1,522.27 feet 0.00 +0.04
Total Flow 717 cfs -10 -83
Jersey - WPS
Head Water Level 1,450.04 feet +0.01 +0.07
Tail Water Level 1,437.63 feet +0.49 +0.38
Tomahawk - WPS
Head Water Level 1,435.01 feet +0.04 +0.01
Tail Water Level 1,421.71 feet -0.11 -0.20
Total Flow 1,003 cfs -112 -281
Grandfather Falls - WPS
Head Water Level 1,396.52 feet -0.10 -0.05
Tail Water Level 1,300.87 feet -0.09 -0.14
Total Flow 1,560 cfs -96 -145
Total Bypass Flow 59 cfs -1 0
Alexander - WPS
Head Water Level 1,276.75 feet +0.01 -0.01
Tail Water Level 1,254.78 feet 0.00 -0.09
Total Flow 1,796 cfs +47 -106
Merrill - WPS
Head Water Level 1,247.96 feet 0.00 +0.02
Tail Water Level 1,233.93 feet +0.01 -0.17
Total Flow 2,260 cfs -160 -270
Wausau - WPS
Head Water Level 1,188.18 feet -0.02 +0.02
Tail Water Level 1,164.21 feet +0.03 +0.05
Total Flow 2,347 cfs -17 -3
Petenwell - WRPCO
Head Water Level 923.67 feet -0.02 +0.02
Tail Water Level 882.09 feet -0.04 -0.14
Total Flow 5,478 cfs -59 +660
Castle Rock - WRPCO
Head Water Level 881.64 feet -0.01 0.00
Tail Water Level 849.35 feet -0.02 -0.04
Total Flow 5,989 cfs -59 -57
Rain Gage Data 4‑Hour Change 12‑Hour Change
Precipitation
Champion 16.08 Inches 0.00 0.00
Commonwealth 22.78 Inches 0.00 0.00
Covington 16.61 Inches 0.00 0.00
Florence 12.01 Inches 0.00 0.00
Iron River 19.01 Inches 0.00 0.00
Niagara 11.08 Inches 0.00 0.00
Paint River 19.57 Inches 0.00 0.00
Pembine 14.83 Inches 0.00 0.00
Witch Lake 12.95 Inches 0.00 0.00

Data courtesy of Energy Supply and Control

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