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Reservoir Monitoring Update

By November 14, 2018

TRWD staff continues to monitor conditions in the TRWD reservoir watersheds 24 hours a day. Follow the National Weather Service (NWS) the latest weather updates.

Reservoir Projections

  • Bridgeport – No discharges.
  • Eagle Mountain –  Discharges continue at a reduced level as the pool is being returned to conservation level.
  • Lake Worth –  With the reduction of Eagle Mountain discharges, expect Lake Worth to continue dropping towards 594 ft-msl.
  • Cedar Creek – Pool has crested.  Discharges will continue as the pool is being returned to conservation level.
  • Richland-Chambers – Pool remains near crest and is expected to begin descending later today.  Discharges will continue as the pool is being returned to conservation level.

Please note that reservoir projections are barring additional rainfall and subject to change.  TRWD reservoir operations are based on observed rainfall conditions.  Additional updates will be provided here if conditions dictate.  Please check back.

The latest update of current reservoir conditions follows:

Lake Bridgeport

  • Current reservoir elevation: 835.97 ft-msl.
  • Conservation level elevation: 836.00 ft-msl.
  • Change in past 24 hours: -0.04 ft.
  • Current discharge is 0 cfs.

Eagle Mountain Lake

  • Current reservoir elevation: 649.16 ft-msl.
  • Conservation level elevation: 649.10 ft-msl.
  • Change in past 24 hours: -0.05
  • Current discharge is 150 cfs.

Lake Worth (owned and operated by the City of Fort Worth)

  • Current reservoir elevation: 594.13 ft-msl.
  • Conservation level elevation: 594.00 ft-msl.
  • Change in past 24 hours: -0.15 ft.
  • Current discharge is 280 cfs.
  • See City of Fort Worth news feed for updates on lake.

Cedar Creek

  • Current reservoir elevation: 322.24 ft-msl.
  • Conservation level elevation: 322.00 ft-msl.
  • Change in past 24 hours: -0.12 ft.
  • Current discharge is 3,570 cfs.

Richland-Chambers

  • Current reservoir elevation: 315.88 ft-msl.
  • Conservation level elevation: 315.00 ft-msl.
  • Change in past 24 hours: -0.03 ft.
  • Current discharge is 13,200 cfs.

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.

*ft-msl – feet above mean sea level; cfs – cubic feet per second

Post based on conditions as of November 14, 2018, at 8:00 AM

Lake Current Level Conservation Level* Level Difference**
Arlington 551.39 550.00 1.39
Benbrook 696.81 694.00 2.81
Bridgeport 834.65 836.00 -1.35
Cedar Creek 322.63 322.00 0.63
Eagle Mountain 649.22 649.10 0.12
Lake Worth 592.74 594.00 -1.26
Richland-Chambers 315.58 315.00 0.58
*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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