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Update: May 29th at 4pm

By May 29, 2016

As of Friday May 29 2015 at 4:00 pm – the following estimates are based on on-ground flow conditions barring further rainfall:

Lake Bridgeport – Current elevation is 838.23 ft-msl (normal conservation pool = 836.00 ft-msl).  Current discharge is 8238 cfs. Bridgeport is expected to reach approximately 838.23 ft-msl by 6:00 pm this evening with a projected discharge at that time of 8239 cfs.

Eagle Mountain Lake – Current elevation is 650.07 ft-msl (normal conservation pool = 649.10 ft-msl). Current discharge is 7025 cfs. Eagle Mountain is expected to be approximately 649.99 ft-msl by 6:00 pm this evening with a projected discharge at that time of 6972 cfs.

Lake Worth – Current elevation is 595.97 ft-msl (normal conservation pool = 594.00 ft-msl).  Current discharge is 6200 cfs.  Lake Worth is expected to be approximately 596.00 ft-msl by 6:00 pm this evening and will be discharging 6325 cfs.

Cedar Creek Lake – Current elevation is 322.59 ft-msl (normal conservation pool = 322.00 ft-msl).

Richland Chambers Reservoir– Current elevation is 316.22 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 547.90 550.00 -2.10
Benbrook 690.63 694.00 -3.37
Bridgeport 833.22 836.00 -2.78
Cedar Creek 320.45 322.00 -1.55
Eagle Mountain 646.93 649.10 -2.17
Lake Worth 592.34 594.00 -1.66
Richland-Chambers 312.72 315.00 -2.28
*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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