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Flood Protection Information

By September 28, 2016
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4 PM data

Lake Bridgeport

  • Current elevation is 836.63 ft-msl (normal conservation pool = 836.00 ft-msl).
  • The first habitable structure is at 839.02 ft-msl, Highway 380 at Runaway Bay is 838.97 ft-msl.
  • Current discharge is 440 cfs.
  • Spillway gates open to 2 gate feet, the valve is 0% open (as of 8/26/16 at 12:00 PM).
  • Forecasted elevation is expected to reach 836.61 ft-msl at 12 AM on 8/27/16.
  • Lake Bridgeport is open.

Eagle Mountain Lake

  • Current elevation is 649.30 ft-msl (normal conservation pool = 649.10 ft-msl).
  • The first habitable structure (enclosed garage) is at 650.73 ft-msl, first residence is at 651.53 ft-msl.
  • Current discharge is 1,460 cfs.
  • Spillway gates are open to 4 gate feet, 2 valves 100% open (as of 8/24/16 at 4:30 PM).
  • Forecasted elevation is expected to reach 649.33 ft-msl at 12 AM on 8/27/16.
  • Eagle Mountain Lake is open.

Lake Worth

  • Current elevation is 594.88 ft-msl (normal conservation pool = 594.00 ft-msl).
  • According to 2015 lake elevation data, the first habitable structure is at an elevation greater than 597.47 ft-msl. This is the most accurate elevation known until City of Fort Worth updates survey data for structures around Lake Worth.
  • Current discharge is 1,780 cfs.
  • Forecasted elevation is expected to reach 594.90 ft-msl at 12 AM on 8/27/16.
  • Lake Worth is open.

Richland Chambers

  • Current elevation is 315.34 ft-msl (normal conservation pool = 315.00)

Cedar Creek

  • Current elevation is 321.26 ft-msl (normal conservation pool = 322.00
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Lake Current Level Conservation Level* Level Difference**
Arlington 550.68 550.00 0.68
Benbrook 687.64 694.00 -6.36
Bridgeport 827.32 836.00 -8.68
Cedar Creek 318.60 322.00 -3.40
Eagle Mountain 644.55 649.10 -4.55
Lake Worth 591.79 594.00 -2.21
Richland-Chambers 310.40 315.00 -4.60
*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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