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Reservoir Monitoring Update – March 31, 2018

By March 31, 2018

TRWD staff continues to monitor conditions in the District reservoir watersheds 24 hours a day.  Please check back during this event for further updates.

The latest update of reservoir conditions follows:

Lake Bridgeport

  • Current reservoir elevation – 835.29 ft-msl.
  • Conservation level elevation – 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 0 cfs.
  • The reservoir is open.

Eagle Mountain Lake

  • Current reservoir elevation – 649.44 ft-msl.
  • Conservation level elevation – 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 340 cfs.
  • The reservoir is open.

Lake Worth (owned and operated by the City of Fort Worth)

  • Current reservoir elevation – 594.04 ft-msl.
  • Conservation level elevation – 594.00 ft-msl.
  • According to the City of Fort Worth, 596.67 ft-msl is the lowest lakeside finished floor elevation.
  • Current discharge is 150 cfs.
  • See City of Fort Worth news feed for updates on lake closure status.

Cedar Creek

  • Current reservoir elevation – 322.08 ft-msl.
  • Conservation level elevation – 322.00 ft-msl.
  • UPDATE – Discharge was decreased at 6 pm yesterday
  • Current discharge is 1,780 cfs.
  • The reservoir is open.

Richland-Chambers

  • Current reservoir elevation – 314.93 ft-msl.
  • Conservation level elevation – 315.00 ft-msl.
  • Current discharge is 5 cfs (environmental release).
  • The reservoir is open.

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.

817-720-4296.

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

*ft-msl – feet above mean sea level; cfs – cubic feet per second

Post based on conditions as of March 31, 2018, at 8:00 AM

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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