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Update – May 31 at 6:00 am

By May 31, 2016

As of Sunday May 31 2015 at 6:00 am – the following estimates are based on on-ground flow conditions barring further rainfall:

Lake Bridgeport

    • Current elevation is 839.78 ft-msl (normal conservation pool = 836.00 ft-msl).
    • Current discharge is 10702 cfs.
    • Bridgeport is expected to reach approximately 839.90 ft-msl by 12:00 this afternoon with a projected discharge at that time of 10715 cfs.

Eagle Mountain Lake             

    • Current elevation is 650.12 ft-msl (normal conservation pool = 649.10 ft-msl).
    • Current discharge is 8288 cfs.
    • Eagle Mountain is expected to be approximately 650.04 ft-msl by 12:00 this afternoon with a projected discharge at that time of 8244 cfs.

Lake Worth

    • Current elevation is 596.41 ft-msl (normal conservation pool = 594.00 ft-msl).
    • Current discharge is 8578 cfs.
    • Lake Worth is expected to be approximately 596.43 ft-msl by 12:00 this afternoon and will be discharging 8695 cfs.

Cedar Creek Lake

    • Current elevation is 322.45 ft-msl (normal conservation pool = 322.00 ft-msl).

Richland Chambers Reservoir

    • Current elevation is 315.95 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 549.96 550.00 -0.04
Benbrook 695.05 694.00 1.05
Bridgeport 827.69 836.00 -8.31
Cedar Creek 321.96 322.00 -0.04
Eagle Mountain 646.41 649.10 -2.69
Lake Worth 591.31 594.00 -2.69
Richland-Chambers 313.13 315.00 -1.87
*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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