2012 Turtle Flambeau Flowage Water Level Fluctuations

Photo of Turtle Flambeau Flowage trends in water level 2012

2012 TFF Trends in Water Level

Reasonable Elevation Targets – proposed by the WDNR and the TFFTL. Not necessarily achieved.

Prior Year – 2012 actual water levels by month.

Current Year – 2013 actual water levels by month.

Max. Summer Draw-down – the lowest level at which the TFF water level can be drawn down for winter ice.

Utilization Level – the lowest water level at which property owners can still use their docks and boats. Determined by survey.

 

Photo of 2012 TFF Spring Refill Water Elevations

Common loon incubation begins the second week of May. They next and lay eggs.

Common loon incubation ends in late June. The eggs hatch and the young are swimming with their mother.

Photo of Turtle Flambeau Flowage trends in discharge 2012

2012 TFF Trends in Discharge at the Dam

Minimum Discharge Rate – the lowest amount of water that can pass through the dam without adversely impacting the Flambeau River below the dam.

Prior Year Discharge – 2012 discharge rate.

Current Year Discharge – 2013 discharge rate.