TRWD staff continues to monitor conditions in the TRWD reservoir watersheds 24 hours a day. Graphic-1 shows the rainfall totals for yesterday across the TRWD watersheds. The Richland-Chambers and Cedar Creek watersheds received the bulk of the rain, while Bridgeport and Eagle Mountain received little to no rainfall.
Graphic-1. 24-hr Observed Rainfall Map
- Bridgeport – Discharges continue as the pool is receding.
- Eagle Mountain – The current discharges will continue as water from Bridgeport is being passed through. The pool is expected to remain in 649.4 to 649.5 ft-msl range until Bridgeport discharges are reduced.
- Lake Worth – Pool is expected to remain around 594.3 ft-msl until there is a change in Eagle Mountain discharges.
- Cedar Creek and Richland-Chambers – Experiencing a slight rise in the pool levels due to yesterday’s rainfall, no crest predictions available at this time. Discharges will continue as the pools are 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:
- Current reservoir elevation: 836.19 ft-msl.
- Conservation level elevation: 836.00 ft-msl.
- Change in past 24 hours: -0.08 ft.
- Current discharge is 440 cfs. (reducing to 220 cfs in next few hours)
Eagle Mountain Lake
- Current reservoir elevation: 649.43 ft-msl.
- Conservation level elevation: 649.10 ft-msl.
- Change in past 24 hours: +0.04
- Current discharge is 610 cfs.
Lake Worth (owned and operated by the City of Fort Worth)
- Current reservoir elevation: 594.30 ft-msl.
- Conservation level elevation: 594.00 ft-msl.
- Change in past 24 hours: +0.01 ft.
- Current discharge is 600 cfs.
- See City of Fort Worth news feed for updates on lake.
- Current reservoir elevation: 322.26 ft-msl.
- Conservation level elevation: 322.00 ft-msl.
- Change in past 24 hours: +0.11 ft.
- Current discharge is 3,580 cfs.
- Current reservoir elevation: 315.42 ft-msl.
- Conservation level elevation: 315.00 ft-msl.
- Change in past 24 hours: +0.15 ft.
- Current discharge is 1,870 cfs.
Please call the Flood Hotline for further information.
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 9, 2018, at 7:00 AM