Lake Level Blog

Reservoir Monitoring Update

By June 26, 2020

TRWD continues to monitor reservoir conditions 24 hours a day.  Currently Bridgeport and Eagle Mountain are making flood discharges.  The Cedar Creek and Richland-Chambers spillways remain closed.  Updates to flood discharges will be posted here.

The City of Fort Worth has closed Lake Worth.  The official announcement can be found on their homepage.  Lake Worth is owned and operated by the City of Fort Worth.

No precipitation is expected near Lake Bridgeport or Eagle Mountain Lake today. There is a chance for thunderstorms and heavy rain near Cedar Creek and Richland Chambers today.  National Weather Service (NWS) guidance is shown below in Graphic-1.   Please continue to follow the NWS and the River Forecast Center (RFC) for the latest information regarding the weather and river conditions, respectively.

Reservoir Projections

  • Bridgeport, Eagle Mountain Lake, and Lake Worth are expected to stay at their current levels or decline today, and to slowly decline through the weekend, barring additional rainfall.

Please be advised that forecasts and projections are subject to change, and TRWD reservoir operations are based on observed rainfall conditions.  Next update will come tomorrow morning.  Please check back.

Graphic-1. NWS 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 message within 30 minutes.

Posted by DCT.

Lake Current Level Conservation Level* Level Difference**
Arlington 549.52 550.00 -0.48
Benbrook 694.55 694.00 0.55
Bridgeport 836.26 836.00 0.26
Cedar Creek 321.51 322.00 -0.49
Eagle Mountain 649.33 649.10 0.23
Lake Worth 594.31 594.00 0.31
Richland-Chambers 314.72 315.00 -0.28
*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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