Richland-Chambers Lake

One of Texas' largest lakes

The development of Richland-Chambers Lake was 30 years in the making. Permission to build the water supply lake was granted in 1957. Actual construction took place between 1982 and 1987. Richland-Chambers is the third largest lake to lie totally within the state of Texas.

 

Current Lake Levels

Amount Above or Below Conservation Level
548.82
-1.18
691.23
-2.77
836.05
0.05
322.14
0.14
648.66
-0.44
593.81
-0.19
315.11
0.11
*Provided by USGS. Read the Daily Report.

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Richland-Chambers Details

Richland-Chambers Lake is operated by the Tarrant Regional Water District, a political subdivision of the State of Texas created in 1924. TRWD is one of the largest raw water suppliers in the state, providing water to more than 30 wholesale customers. During a typical year, 85 percent of the water TRWD provides to its primary wholesale customers comes from Richland-Chambers and Cedar Creek lakes. Richland-Chambers is a favorite among anglers seeking catfish, crappie, largemouth bass, white bass and hybrid stripers.

Location

LAKE LOCATION

Richland-Chambers Lake is located in Navarro and Freestone counties. It is is the third largest inland reservoir by surface area and the 8th largest reservoir by water volume in Texas.


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GENERAL INFO

LAKE HOURS
Lake Bridgeport is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. When accessing the water after dark, all watercraft must follow rules regarding proper lighting as outlined in the TRWD General Ordinance and Water Safety Act.

Lake Contacts

Reservoir Manager:
Buckley Butler

Phone: (817) 335-2491

Fax: (903) 389-7587

In case of emergency: Dial 911