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 98.7% full as of 2016-05-04

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)
Today 2016-05-04 98.7 1,017.50 -0.50 821,272 806,070 816,904 21,632
Yesterday 2016-05-03 98.9 1,017.60 -0.40 823,436 808,234 816,904 21,646
2 days ago 2016-05-02 99.0 1,017.62 -0.38 823,869 808,668 816,904 21,650
1 week ago 2016-04-27 93.0 1,017.23 -2.77 815,438 800,236 860,607 21,584
1 month ago 2016-04-04 89.9 1,015.99 -4.01 788,844 773,642 860,607 21,306
3 months ago 2016-02-04 82.0 1,012.75 -7.25 721,203 706,002 860,607 20,403
6 months ago 2015-11-04 70.3 1,007.53 -12.47 619,923 604,722 860,607 18,375
1 year ago 2015-05-04 38.7 988.44 -29.56 331,588 316,386 816,904 12,364
*

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