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 36.0% full as of 2014-10-01

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 2014-10-01 36.0 986.63 -31.37 309,621 294,420 816,904 11,912
Yesterday 2014-09-30 36.1 986.65 -31.35 309,859 294,658 816,904 11,917
2 days ago 2014-09-29 36.1 986.66 -31.34 309,978 294,776 816,904 11,920
1 week ago 2014-09-24 36.1 986.65 -31.35 309,859 294,658 816,904 11,917
1 month ago 2014-09-01 37.6 987.66 -30.34 322,021 306,820 816,904 12,167
3 months ago 2014-07-01 41.8 990.41 -27.59 356,430 341,228 816,904 12,851
6 months ago 2014-04-01 37.4 988.90 -31.10 337,302 322,100 860,607 12,480
1 year ago 2013-10-01 35.1 985.95 -32.05 301,581 286,380 816,904 11,736
*

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