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February 25, 2018 Flood Monitoring Update 0900

By February 25, 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 are not expected to reach conservation level at this time.
  • Eagle Mountain Lake surpassed conservation level yesterday afternoon.  This engages the uncontrolled service spillway for a low level discharge (<500 cfs).  The reservoir level will continue to be monitored, and controlled releases will be made as necessary to maintain a safe operating level.
  • Cedar Creek is above conservation.  Controlled flood discharges were initiated Friday evening (2/23) and are ongoing.  The lake level and inflows will continue to be monitored to determine whether modifications to the discharges are required.

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

Lake Current Level Conservation Level* Level Difference**
Arlington 544.00 550.00 -6.00
Benbrook 688.59 694.00 -5.41
Bridgeport 831.92 836.00 -4.08
Cedar Creek 320.08 322.00 -1.92
Eagle Mountain 646.85 649.10 -2.25
Lake Worth 592.06 594.00 -1.94
Richland-Chambers 312.62 315.00 -2.38
*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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