Lake Level Blog

Reservoir Monitoring Update

By June 24, 2019

TRWD continues to monitor reservoir conditions 24 hours a day.  Rainfall totals for yesterday’s storms can be seen in Graphic 1.  Rain chances have been removed from today’s forecast for most of the TRWD watershed area.  Rain chances remain for tomorrow and Wednesday.   Follow the National Weather Service (NWS) and the River Forecast Center (RFC) for the latest information regarding the weather and river conditions, respectively.

All TRWD reservoirs except Bridgeport are discharging water.  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 548.41 550.00 -1.59
Benbrook 685.59 694.00 -8.41
Bridgeport 831.27 836.00 -4.73
Cedar Creek 319.63 322.00 -2.37
Eagle Mountain 647.27 649.00 -1.73
Lake Worth 592.00 594.00 -2.00
Richland-Chambers 311.54 315.00 -3.46
*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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