Lake Level Blog

Reservoir Monitoring Update

By February 6, 2020

TRWD continues to monitor reservoir conditions 24 hours a day.  The rain has come to an end, at least for the next few days.  A map showing the last 72 hours of rainfall on the TRWD reservoir watersheds can be seen in Graphic-1, below.   National Weather Service (NWS) guidance on the weekend and next week can be seen in Graphic-2.  The upcoming weekend should be mostly clear with low rain chances on Sunday.  TRWD will continue to monitor the forecast for next Tuesday and Wednesday for potential impacts on the TRWD reservoirs.  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. This will be the last update until at least Monday morning.  Please check back Monday morning for additional updates.

Graphic 1. 72-Hour Observed Rainfall

Graphic 2. NWS Guidance – Upcoming Week & Wet Weather Next Week

*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 550.39 550.00 0.39
Benbrook 690.71 694.00 -3.29
Bridgeport 832.00 836.00 -4.00
Cedar Creek 322.34 322.00 0.34
Eagle Mountain 649.32 649.10 0.22
Lake Worth 594.20 594.00 0.20
Richland-Chambers 314.58 315.00 -0.42
*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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