Lake Level Blog

Reservoir Monitoring Update

By June 7, 2020

TRWD continues to monitor reservoir conditions 24 hours a day.  Currently, the Bridgeport and Eagle Mountain spillways are making discharges. Additional updates to flood discharges will be posted here.

Lake Closure Status

  • All TRWD lakes (including Marine Creek), trail systems and parks remain open to the public and available for normal recreational activities. However, visitors are subject to all rules, regulations and guidance issued for each specific location either federal, state or local during this period of National Emergency.  Please click here to see an important notice about new Eagle Mountain Park hours. 
  • The City of Fort Worth has reopened Lake Worth as of June 4 at 11 a.m..  The official announcement can be found on their homepage.  Lake Worth is owned and operated by the City of Fort Worth.

No rainfall has been recorded at the lakes in the last 24 hours.  National Weather Service (NWS) guidance for today and tomorrow is shown in Graphic-1.  Hot today with a chance of isolated showers in the Richland-Chambers and Cedar Creek area; dry conditions elsewhere.   Tonight and Monday morning Tropical Storm Cristobal is expected to move northward toward Louisiana.  The latest forecasts sare indicating that Ricland-Chambers and Cedar Creek may see some rainfall Monday, but depths are low.  Please continue to follow the NWS and the River Forecast Center (RFC) for the latest information regarding the weather and river conditions, respectively.

Please be advised that forecasts and projections are subject to change, and TRWD reservoir operations are based on observed rainfall conditions.  The next Reservoir Monitoring Update will be posted tomorrow morning.

Graphic-1. Sunday/Monday Guidance.

 

 

**Benbrook Lake is owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  ***See Benbrook Lake Home Page for current discharge. *Lake Worth is owned and operated by the City of Fort Worth.  See the City of Fort Worth news feed for updates on Lake Worth.

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.

Posted by CO.

Lake Current Level Conservation Level* Level Difference**
Arlington 545.50 550.00 -4.50
Benbrook 690.38 694.00 -3.62
Bridgeport 832.27 836.00 -3.73
Cedar Creek 321.09 322.00 -0.91
Eagle Mountain 647.11 649.10 -1.99
Lake Worth 592.19 594.00 -1.81
Richland-Chambers 313.52 315.00 -1.48
*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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