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 82.0% full as of 2016-02-04

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)
Most recent 2016-02-04 82.0 1,012.74 -7.26 721,000 705,798 860,607 20,400
1 day prior 2016-02-03 82.0 1,012.75 -7.25 721,203 706,002 860,607 20,403
2 days prior 2016-02-02 82.0 1,012.75 -7.25 721,203 706,002 860,607 20,403
1 week prior 2016-01-28 81.8 1,012.67 -7.33 719,573 704,372 860,607 20,376
1 month prior 2016-01-04 80.4 1,012.04 -7.96 706,806 691,604 860,607 20,147
3 months prior 2015-11-04 70.3 1,007.53 -12.47 619,923 604,722 860,607 18,375
6 months prior 2015-08-04 73.6 1,007.33 -10.67 616,255 601,054 816,904 18,303
1 year prior 2015-02-04 34.7 986.99 -33.01 313,925 298,724 860,607 12,001
*

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
Data download (CSV) period of record, last one year, last 30 days

Elevation-Area-Capacity Curves

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