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February 26, 2018 Flood Monitoring Update

By February 26, 2018

TRWD flood monitoring staff continues to monitor reservoir conditions 24 hours a day.  The latest update of the conditions at the District reservoirs is as follows:

  • Lake Bridgeport and Richland-Chambers Reservoir are not expected to reach conservation level at this time.
  • Eagle Mountain Lake is above conservation level.  Controlled discharges will be initiated this afternoon.  These discharges will be low level, approximately 500 cfs.
  • Cedar Creek crested at elevation 322.55 feet-msl* early yesterday.  The reservoir level is now receding but still remains above conservation.  Controlled flood discharges will continue until the reservoir level nears conservation.
  • Reservoir levels and inflows will continue to be monitored to maintain the reservoirs at a safe operating level.

Please call the Flood Hotline for further information.


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


Post based on conditions as of Feb. 26, 2018, at 11:00 AM

*msl – mean sea level

Lake Current Level Conservation Level* Level Difference**
Arlington 549.33 550.00 -0.67
Benbrook 697.07 694.00 3.07
Bridgeport 826.89 836.00 -9.11
Cedar Creek 322.03 322.00 0.03
Eagle Mountain 649.14 649.10 0.04
Lake Worth 593.36 594.00 -0.64
Richland-Chambers 315.25 315.00 0.25
*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.

Check out the TRWD OneRain portal for a visualization of this information and more.

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