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 36.8% full as of 2014-04-23

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 2014-04-23 36.8 988.47 -31.53 331,959 316,758 860,607 12,371
Yesterday 2014-04-22 36.8 988.49 -31.51 332,206 317,004 860,607 12,376
2 days ago 2014-04-21 36.9 988.52 -31.48 332,577 317,376 860,607 12,384
1 week ago 2014-04-16 37.0 988.58 -31.42 333,320 318,118 860,607 12,399
1 month ago 2014-03-23 37.5 988.96 -31.04 338,051 322,850 860,607 12,496
3 months ago 2014-01-23 37.9 989.21 -30.79 341,183 325,982 860,607 12,559
6 months ago 2013-10-23 37.6 987.70 -30.30 322,508 307,306 816,904 12,178
1 year ago 2013-04-23 40.9 991.26 -28.74 367,442 352,240 860,607 13,058
*

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