Lake Level Blog

Change in Reservoir Discharge – Bridgeport

By July 14, 2020

The most current reservoir conditions are shown below. Periodic releases from Bridgeport began yesterday and will continue through Thursday as part of swift water rescue training for emergency response personnel.  Today’s release will last approximately nine hours with a peak flow rate of about 450 cfs.  The releases on Wednesday and Thursday will be at varying flow rates and durations.  Daily updates will be posted each morning with a general summary of the plans for the day.  The peak flow rate throughout the week will be about 1,800 cfs.

Please check back for any additional updates in reservoir conditions, and continue to follow the NWS and the River Forecast Center (RFC) for the latest information regarding the weather and river conditions, respectively.

*Lake Worth is owned and operated by the City of Fort Worth.  See City of Fort Worth news feed for updates on Lake Worth.

**Benbrook Lake is owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  ***See Benbrook Lake Home Page for current discharge.

Please call the Flood Hotline for further information.

817-720-4296

If prompted to leave a message, the flood monitor on duty will return your call within 30 minutes.

Posted by NR.

Lake Current Level Conservation Level* Level Difference**
Arlington 546.97 550.00 -3.03
Benbrook 690.69 694.00 -3.31
Bridgeport 835.05 836.00 -0.95
Cedar Creek 321.07 322.00 -0.93
Eagle Mountain 647.98 649.10 -1.12
Lake Worth 593.03 594.00 -0.97
Richland-Chambers 314.72 315.00 -0.28
*Conservation Level: The permitted level of water an entity is allowed to hold in a lake. Any amount above the conservation level is used for the temporary storage of flood waters and must be released downstream.
**Difference: Amount above or below conservation level.
For more information read our daily reports or the TRWD Lake Level Blog.

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