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 34.6% full as of 2015-01-28

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 2015-01-28 34.6 986.90 -33.10 312,846 297,644 860,607 11,978
Yesterday 2015-01-27 34.6 986.88 -33.12 312,606 297,404 860,607 11,974
2 days ago 2015-01-26 34.5 986.87 -33.13 312,487 297,286 860,607 11,971
1 week ago 2015-01-21 34.3 986.72 -33.28 310,694 295,492 860,607 11,934
1 month ago 2014-12-28 34.1 986.53 -33.47 308,431 293,230 860,607 11,886
3 months ago 2014-10-28 35.6 986.30 -31.70 305,703 290,502 816,904 11,826
6 months ago 2014-07-28 40.9 989.86 -28.14 349,398 334,196 816,904 12,718
1 year ago 2014-01-28 37.9 989.22 -30.78 341,309 326,108 860,607 12,562
*

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