Lake Level Blog

Lake Bridgeport Gage Malfunction

By July 21, 2021

The lake level gage at Lake Bridgeport had an equipment malfunction yesterday around 5 p.m.  It is estimated that the Lake Bridgeport elevation is currently between 835.75 and 835.80.    The United States Geological Survey (USGS) is aware of the issue and is sending a technician out today.    The USGS operates and maintains gages across the entire country.   Lake Bridgeport is one of several sites in the Trinity River watershed funded by TRWD.  To see the full extents of the USGS’s coverage area, check out the National Water Dashboard.

Updates will be posted here once the issue is resolved.

 

Posted by CO

Lake Current Level Conservation Level* Level Difference**
Arlington 549.40 550.00 -0.60
Benbrook 692.45 694.00 -1.55
Bridgeport 834.96 836.00 -1.04
Cedar Creek 321.94 322.00 -0.06
Eagle Mountain 648.04 649.10 -1.06
Lake Worth 593.19 594.00 -0.81
Richland-Chambers 315.05 315.00 0.05
*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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