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Update: May 29 at 11 am

By May 29, 2016

As of Friday May 29 2015 at 11:00 am – the following estimates are based on on-ground flow conditions barring further rainfall:

Lake Bridgeport – Current elevation is 838.0 ft-msl (normal conservation pool = 836.00 ft-msl.). Current discharge is 7916 cfs. Bridgeport is expected to reach approximately 838.6 ft-msl by 4:00 pm this afternoon with a projected discharge at that time of 7479 cfs.

Eagle Mountain Lake – Current elevation is 650.16 ft-msl (normal conservation pool = 649.10 ft-msl.). Current discharge is 6360 cfs. Eagle Mountain is expected to be approximately 650.11 ft-msl by 4:00 pm this afternoon with a projected discharge at that time of 6231 cfs.

Lake Worth – Current elevation is 596.07 ft-msl (normal conservation pool = 594.00 ft-msl.).  Current discharge is 6706 cfs.  Lake Worth is expected to be approximately 596.07 ft-msl by 4:00 pm this afternoon and will be discharging 6707 cfs.

Cedar Creek Lake – Current elevation is 322.65 ft-msl (normal conservation pool = 322.00 ft-msl.).

Richland Chambers Reservoir– Current elevation is 316.24 ft-msl (normal conservation pool = 315.00 ft-msl.).

ALERT: Eagle Mountain Lake and Lake Bridgeport closed to recreational activities including boat traffic until further notice.

The closures are a result of inflows created by heavy rainfall in recent days. Wakes created by boaters could potentially flood low-lying homes at both reservoirs. In addition rising lake levels and debris could create hazardous conditions for other recreational activities.

TRWD’s staff has been monitoring conditions 24-hours a day since May 11 and will continue to do so until conditions improve. Keep up with the latest here on this blog. 

Lake Current Level Conservation Level* Level Difference**
Arlington 544.92 550.00 -5.08
Benbrook 685.02 694.00 -8.98
Bridgeport 829.48 836.00 -6.52
Cedar Creek 317.45 322.00 -4.55
Eagle Mountain 644.32 649.10 -4.78
Lake Worth 591.59 594.00 -2.41
Richland-Chambers 310.61 315.00 -4.39
*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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