TRWD Trinity River Keepers wanted

By September 26, 2016
Trinity Trash Bash | TRWD

Love the Trinity River as much as we do? Help us take care of one of Fort Worth’s greatest attractions by becoming a Riverkeeper through TRWD’s Adopt-A-River Program.

The Tarrant Regional Water District started the Adopt-A-River (AAR) program nearly 10 years ago to help keep the river clean and educate the public about the dangers of nonpoint-source pollution. The program has recently been updated with new sections along the Upper West Fork, Lower West Fork and Clear Fork of the Trinity River.
Becoming a Riverkeeper is free, and your efforts to protect the Trinity will make a difference well into the future. In addition, your organization’s name will be posted on a sign along your adopted section that recognizes your partnership and participation in the program.
AAR Details:

  • Commit to two annual cleanups for two consecutive years.
  • There is a minimum of five participants in your group, no maximum.
  • Participation in the annual fall Trash Bash is required and counts as one of your two cleanups for the year.

To become a Riverkeeper, email Tina.Nikolic@trwd.com.

Lake Current Level Conservation Level* Level Difference**
Arlington 549.72 550.00 -0.28
Benbrook 697.17 694.00 3.17
Bridgeport 826.96 836.00 -9.04
Cedar Creek 322.11 322.00 0.11
Eagle Mountain 649.23 649.10 0.13
Lake Worth 593.63 594.00 -0.37
Richland-Chambers 315.45 315.00 0.45
*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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