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March 2, 2018 Flood Monitoring Update – 9 am

By March 2, 2018

TRWD flood monitoring staff continues to monitor reservoir conditions 24 hours a day. The latest update of reservoir conditions is as follows:

Lake Bridgeport

  • Current reservoir elevation – 835 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 not projected to reach conservation level at this time.
  • The reservoir is open.

Eagle Mountain Lake

  • Current reservoir elevation – 649.73 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 850 cfs.
  • Barring additional rainfall, the reservoir level has crested and begun declining.
  • The reservoir is open.

Lake Worth

  • Lake Worth is owned and operated by the City of Fort Worth.
  • Current reservoir elevation – 594.56 ft-msl.
  • According to the City of Fort Worth, 596.92 ft-msl is the lowest lakeside finished floor elevation.
  • Current discharge is 1,220 cfs.
  • Barring additional rainfall, the reservoir level is not expected to exceed 594.6 ft-msl
  • See City of Fort Worth news feed for updates on lake closure status


  • Current reservoir elevation – 314.01 ft-msl.
  • Current discharge is 5 cfs (environmental release).
  • The reservoir is not projected to reach conservation level at this time.
  • The reservoir is open.

Cedar Creek

  • Current reservoir elevation – 322.51 ft-msl.
  • Current discharge is 3,600 cfs.
  • The reservoir is currently above conservation, and controlled discharges will continue until the reservoir level approaches conservation level (322 ft-msl).
  • 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.


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. 02, 2018, at 9:00 AM

Lake Current Level Conservation Level* Level Difference**
Arlington 549.37 550.00 -0.63
Benbrook 692.72 694.00 -1.28
Bridgeport 825.91 836.00 -10.09
Cedar Creek 321.78 322.00 -0.22
Eagle Mountain 646.98 649.10 -2.12
Lake Worth 591.84 594.00 -2.16
Richland-Chambers 315.32 315.00 0.32
*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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