recent changes

2013-06-19: The vertical datums of gauge, conservation pool and dead pool elevations for this lake have been adjusted to NGVD29+0.01ft.

Lake Buchanan is 54.1% full as of 2015-07-05

Date Percent Full Water Level
(ft)
Height Above Conservation Pool
(ft)
Reservoir Storage
(acre-ft)
Conservation Storage
(acre-ft)
Conservation Capacity
(acre-ft)
Surface Area
(acres)
Today 2015-07-05 54.1 997.69 -20.31 457,073 441,872 816,904 14,744
Yesterday 2015-07-04 54.1 997.70 -20.30 457,220 442,018 816,904 14,746
2 days ago 2015-07-03 54.1 997.70 -20.30 457,220 442,018 816,904 14,746
1 week ago 2015-06-28 54.1 997.71 -20.29 457,368 442,166 816,904 14,749
1 month ago 2015-06-05 52.1 996.56 -21.44 440,559 425,358 816,904 14,483
3 months ago 2015-04-05 36.2 988.06 -31.94 326,907 311,706 860,607 12,268
6 months ago 2015-01-05 34.1 986.58 -33.42 309,025 293,824 860,607 11,899
1 year ago 2014-07-05 41.6 990.30 -27.70 355,017 339,816 816,904 12,824
*

Percent Full is based on Conservation Storage and Conservation Capacity.

Additional Information

Impoundment date 1938-01-01
Vertical datum NGVD29 +0.01
Gauge LCRA:1995
Conservation pool elevation
ending 1990-03-08
1020.5 ft above NGVD29 +0.01
Conservation pool elevation
1990-03-08 to 1990-05-01
1020 ft above NGVD29 +0.01
Conservation pool elevation
seasonal: May 1 to November 1 starting 1990-05-01
1018 ft above NGVD29 +0.01
Conservation pool elevation
seasonal: November 1 to May 1 starting 1990-05-01
1020 ft above NGVD29 +0.01
Dead pool elevation 937.5 ft above NGVD29 +0.01

Elevation-Area-Capacity Curves

2006-03-01 (source: twdb) : GIS Data