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 34.9% full as of 2015-03-01

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 2015-03-01 34.9 987.16 -32.84 315,969 300,768 860,607 12,042
Yesterday 2015-02-28 34.9 987.16 -32.84 315,969 300,768 860,607 12,042
2 days ago 2015-02-27 34.9 987.16 -32.84 315,969 300,768 860,607 12,042
1 week ago 2015-02-22 34.9 987.15 -32.85 315,848 300,646 860,607 12,040
1 month ago 2015-02-01 34.7 986.98 -33.02 313,805 298,604 860,607 11,998
3 months ago 2014-12-01 33.9 986.42 -33.58 307,125 291,924 860,607 11,858
6 months ago 2014-09-01 37.6 987.66 -30.34 322,021 306,820 816,904 12,167
1 year ago 2014-03-01 38.0 989.30 -30.70 342,314 327,112 860,607 12,582
*

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