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May 29th at 2PM

By May 29, 2016

As of Friday May 29 2015 at 2:00 pm – the following estimates are based on on-ground flow conditions barring further rainfall:

Lake Bridgeport – Current elevation is 838.21 ft-msl (normal conservation pool = 836.00 ft-msl). Current discharge is 7367 cfs. Bridgeport is expected to reach approximately 838.26 ft-msl by 6:00 pm this afternoon with a projected discharge at that time of 7375 cfs.

Eagle Mountain Lake – Current elevation is 650.11 ft-msl (normal conservation pool = 649.10 ft-msl).  Current discharge is 7062 cfs. Eagle Mountain is expected to be approximately 649.96 ft-msl by 6:00 pm this afternoon with a projected discharge at that time of 6978 cfs.

Lake Worth – Current elevation is 595.97 ft-msl (normal conservation pool = 594.00 ft-msl).  Current discharge is 6200 cfs.  Lake Worth is expected to be approximately 596.00 ft-msl by 6:00 pm this afternoon and will be discharging 6353 cfs.

Cedar Creek Lake – Current elevation is 322.56 ft-msl (normal conservation pool = 322.00 ft-msl).

Richland Chambers Reservoir– Current elevation is 317.88 ft-msl (normal conservation pool = 315.00 ft-msl).

ALERT: Eagle Mountain Lake and Lake Bridgeport closed to recreational activities including boat traffic until further notice.

The closures are a result of inflows created by heavy rainfall in recent days. Wakes created by boaters could potentially flood low-lying homes at both reservoirs. In addition rising lake levels and debris could create hazardous conditions for other recreational activities.

TRWD’s staff has been monitoring conditions 24-hours a day since May 11 and will continue to do so until conditions improve. Keep up with the latest here on this blog. 

Lake Current Level Conservation Level* Level Difference**
Arlington 546.07 550.00 -3.93
Benbrook 686.28 694.00 -7.72
Bridgeport 828.20 836.00 -7.80
Cedar Creek 317.66 322.00 -4.34
Eagle Mountain 644.30 649.10 -4.80
Lake Worth 591.52 594.00 -2.48
Richland-Chambers 309.99 315.00 -5.01
*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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