News and Information
WRPCO Supports Dam Safety Awareness Week April 7-12
WRPCO Reminds Petenwell and Castle Rock Users to Exercise Caution During Spring's High River Flow
Despite recent cold temperatures WRPCO warns of THIN ICE near Hydro Electric Facilities
|High||Mar 15 - Jun 14||925 feet|
|Jun 15 - Mar 14||924 feet|
|Low||Jan 1 - Apr 30||919 feet|
|May 1 - Dec 31||923 feet|
|High||Mar 15 - Jun 14||883 feet|
|Jun 15 - Mar 14||882 feet|
|Low||Jan 1 - Apr 30||876 feet|
|May 1 - Dec 31||881 feet|
Welcome to Wisconsin River Power Company
The Wisconsin River Power Company FERC Hydroelectric Project #1984 is located in Wood, Juneau and Adams Counties in South Central Wisconsin. It is comprised of the Petenwell and Castle Rock Reservoirs. Dams at the reservoirs were completed in the late 1940s and early 1950s.
The project boundary covers 59,000 acres with 40,080 acres of water surface. There are approximately 219 miles of shoreline and approximately 29 miles of shoreline commons area.
- In the Petenwell Reservoir, there are a total of 25,180 acres of water surface and approximately 12.7 miles of Shoreline Commons Area. The reservoir is the second largest inland body of water in Wisconsin.
- In the Castle Rock Reservoir, there are a total of 14,900 acres of water surface and approximately 16.3 miles of Shoreline Commons Area. The reservoir is the fifth largest inland body of water in Wisconsin.
Integrys Energy Group acquired ownership interest and management of the WRPCO on December 31, 2000.
4/24/2014 7:30:26 PM CST
|Wisconsin River||4‑Hour Change||12‑Hour Change|
|Head Water Level||922.56 feet||+0.01||+0.04|
|Tail Water Level||883.42 feet||+0.08||+0.31|
|Total Flow||15,467 cfs||+88||+68|
|Head Water Level||880.92 feet||-0.01||-0.09|
|Tail Water Level||850.89 feet||+0.01||-0.05|
|Total Flow||18,281 cfs||+42||-28|
Data courtesy of Energy Supply and Control