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 41.2% full as of 2014-07-22

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 2014-07-22 41.2 990.07 -27.93 352,074 336,872 816,904 12,769
Yesterday 2014-07-21 41.3 990.08 -27.92 352,202 337,000 816,904 12,772
2 days ago 2014-07-20 41.2 990.06 -27.94 351,946 336,744 816,904 12,767
1 week ago 2014-07-15 40.9 989.83 -28.17 349,017 333,816 816,904 12,711
1 month ago 2014-06-22 42.2 990.71 -27.29 360,297 345,096 816,904 12,924
3 months ago 2014-04-22 36.8 988.49 -31.51 332,206 317,004 860,607 12,376
6 months ago 2014-01-22 37.8 989.18 -30.82 340,806 325,604 860,607 12,552
1 year ago 2013-07-22 39.3 988.79 -29.21 335,930 320,728 816,904 12,452
*

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