Lake Level Blog

Reservoir Monitoring Update

By July 2, 2019

TRWD continues to monitor reservoir conditions 24 hours a day.  More scattered storms yesterday, see Graphic 1.  Today through Thursday is expected to be more of the same.  Friday looks to be a break in the pattern and should kick off a stretch of rain free days.  Follow the National Weather Service (NWS) and the River Forecast Center (RFC) for the latest information regarding the weather and river conditions, respectively.

There is zero discharge at Bridgeport and Cedar Creek.  Discharges continue at Eagle Mountain and Richland-Chambers.  TRWD will continue to evaluate conditions at the reservoirs and downstream to determine the safest way to manage the excess flood water.

Please be advised that forecasts and projections are subject to change, and TRWD reservoir operations are based on observed rainfall conditions. Until further notice, updates will be provided one time per day.  Please check back tomorrow for additional updates.

Graphic 1. 24-Hour Observed Rainfall

*Lake Worth is owned and operated by the City of Fort Worth.  See 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 545.96 550.00 -4.04
Benbrook 690.42 694.00 -3.58
Bridgeport 834.33 836.00 -1.67
Cedar Creek 320.96 322.00 -1.04
Eagle Mountain 647.66 649.00 -1.34
Lake Worth 593.11 594.00 -0.89
Richland-Chambers 314.01 315.00 -0.99
*Conservation Level: The permitted level of water an entity is allowed to hold in a lake. Any amount above the conservation level 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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