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 38.7% full as of 2014-08-21

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 2014-08-21 38.7 988.42 -29.58 331,341 316,140 816,904 12,358
Yesterday 2014-08-20 38.8 988.49 -29.51 332,206 317,004 816,904 12,376
2 days ago 2014-08-19 39.0 988.59 -29.41 333,444 318,242 816,904 12,402
1 week ago 2014-08-14 39.4 988.86 -29.14 336,803 321,602 816,904 12,470
1 month ago 2014-07-21 41.3 990.08 -27.92 352,202 337,000 816,904 12,772
3 months ago 2014-05-21 37.0 987.25 -30.75 317,054 301,852 816,904 12,064
6 months ago 2014-02-21 38.1 989.36 -30.64 343,070 327,868 860,607 12,596
1 year ago 2013-08-21 37.0 987.26 -30.74 317,174 301,972 816,904 12,067
*

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