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Update – May 31 at 12:00 pm

By May 31, 2016

As of Sunday May 31 2015 at 12:00 pm – the following estimates are based on on-ground flow conditions barring further rainfall:

Lake Bridgeport

    • Current elevation is 839.94 ft-msl (normal conservation pool = 836.00 ft-msl).
    • Current discharge is 10753 cfs.
    • Bridgeport is expected to reach approximately 839.97 ft-msl by 6:00 pm this evening with a projected discharge at that time of 10744 cfs.

Eagle Mountain Lake

    • Current elevation is 650.18 ft-msl (normal conservation pool = 649.10 ft-msl).
    • Current discharge is 9090 cfs.
    • Eagle Mountain is expected to be approximately 650.11 ft-msl by 6:00 pm this evening with a projected discharge at that time of 9104 cfs.

Lake Worth

    • Current elevation is 596.45 ft-msl (normal conservation pool = 594.00 ft-msl).
    • Current discharge is 8632 cfs.
    • Lake Worth is expected to be approximately 596.51 ft-msl by 6:00 pm this evening and will be discharging 9136 cfs.

Cedar Creek Lake

    • Current elevation is 322.48 ft-msl (normal conservation pool = 322.00 ft-msl).

Richland Chambers Reservoir

    • Current elevation is 315.91 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 546.51 550.00 -3.49
Benbrook 687.37 694.00 -6.63
Bridgeport 833.14 836.00 -2.86
Cedar Creek 320.50 322.00 -1.50
Eagle Mountain 647.58 649.10 -1.52
Lake Worth 592.92 594.00 -1.08
Richland-Chambers 312.95 315.00 -2.05
*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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