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 37.5% full as of 2014-09-02

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 2014-09-02 37.5 987.60 -30.40 321,291 306,090 816,904 12,152
Yesterday 2014-09-01 37.6 987.66 -30.34 322,021 306,820 816,904 12,167
2 days ago 2014-08-31 37.6 987.71 -30.29 322,630 307,428 816,904 12,180
1 week ago 2014-08-26 38.1 988.03 -29.97 326,539 311,338 816,904 12,260
1 month ago 2014-08-02 40.4 989.52 -28.48 345,088 329,886 816,904 12,636
3 months ago 2014-06-02 41.6 990.28 -27.72 354,761 339,560 816,904 12,820
6 months ago 2014-03-02 38.1 989.33 -30.67 342,692 327,490 860,607 12,589
1 year ago 2013-09-02 36.1 986.64 -31.36 309,740 294,538 816,904 11,914
*

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