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Reservoir Monitoring Update – March 28, 2018

By March 28, 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 – 835.24 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 – 649.52 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.
  • UPDATE –  Discharge was increased at 9 am this morning
  • Current discharge is 360 cfs.
  • The reservoir is open.

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

  • Current reservoir elevation – 593.94 ft-msl.
  • Conservation level elevation – 594.00 ft-msl.
  • UPDATE – The increase in discharge from Eagle Mountain is expected to raise Lake Worth approximately 3 to 4 inches above conservation level
  • According to the City of Fort Worth, 596.67 ft-msl is the lowest lakeside finished floor elevation.
  • Current discharge is 52 cfs.
  • See City of Fort Worth news feed for updates on lake closure status.

Cedar Creek

  • Current reservoir elevation – 322.11 ft-msl.
  • Conservation level elevation – 322.00 ft-msl.
  • UPDATE – Discharge operations were initiated at 8 am this morning
  • Current discharge is 1,780 cfs.
  • The reservoir is open.

Richland-Chambers

  • Current reservoir elevation – 314.64 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 Mar. 28, 2018, at 11:00 AM

Lake Current Level Conservation Level* Level Difference**
Arlington 549.94 550.00 -0.06
Benbrook 694.50 694.00 0.50
Bridgeport 820.68 836.00 -15.32
Cedar Creek 321.85 322.00 -0.15
Eagle Mountain 643.06 649.10 -6.04
Lake Worth 590.93 594.00 -3.07
Richland-Chambers 315.07 315.00 0.07
*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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