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Eagle Mountain Lake, Lake Bridgeport Closed to Boat Traffic

Boat wakes could flood nearby homes, TRWD says

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    Boater on Eagle Mountain Lake, May 18, 2015.

    The Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) says Friday that it has closed Eagle Mountain Lake and Lake Bridgeport 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. The latest information on the district’s lakes can be found at www.trwd.com/lake-level-blog.