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 36.9% full as of 2014-04-17

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 2014-04-17 36.9 988.54 -31.46 332,825 317,624 860,607 12,389
Yesterday 2014-04-16 37.0 988.58 -31.42 333,320 318,118 860,607 12,399
2 days ago 2014-04-15 37.1 988.66 -31.34 334,313 319,112 860,607 12,420
1 week ago 2014-04-10 37.2 988.77 -31.23 335,681 320,480 860,607 12,447
1 month ago 2014-03-17 37.6 989.03 -30.97 338,926 323,724 860,607 12,513
3 months ago 2014-01-17 37.8 989.14 -30.86 340,304 325,102 860,607 12,542
6 months ago 2013-10-17 35.7 986.43 -31.57 307,243 292,042 816,904 11,860
1 year ago 2013-04-17 41.0 991.31 -28.69 368,095 352,894 860,607 13,071
*

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