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TRWD General Manager Jim Oliver to retire

By March 5, 2021

TRWD General Manager Jim Oliver has announced his intention to retire after a 35-year tenure as the Water District’s top official.

“Following a long and distinguished career of public service at the Tarrant Regional Water District, General Manager Jim Oliver has notified the board of directors that he intends to retire,” said TRWD’s Board President Jack Stevens. “As a result, the board is conducting a national search to find the best candidate to continue the standard of excellence Jim has established over the last 35 years as TRWD’s general manager.”

Board members have selected Lehman Associates to conduct the search for Oliver’s successor. Lehman Associates is a nationally recognized executive search firm that has experience in the water industry, including searches at the San Antonio River Authority, Lower Colorado River Authority and the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority.

Information on the general manager position and instructions on how to apply may be found here.

Lake Current Level Conservation Level* Level Difference**
Arlington 549.35 550.00 -0.65
Benbrook 692.97 694.00 -1.03
Bridgeport 831.71 836.00 -4.29
Cedar Creek 322.28 322.00 0.28
Eagle Mountain 647.00 649.10 -2.10
Lake Worth 592.22 594.00 -1.78
Richland-Chambers 314.90 315.00 -0.10
*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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