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 35.9% full as of 2014-09-18

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 2014-09-18 35.9 986.55 -31.45 308,668 293,466 816,904 11,892
Yesterday 2014-09-17 36.0 986.59 -31.41 309,144 293,942 816,904 11,902
2 days ago 2014-09-16 36.1 986.66 -31.34 309,978 294,776 816,904 11,920
1 week ago 2014-09-11 36.5 986.93 -31.07 313,206 298,004 816,904 11,986
1 month ago 2014-08-18 39.1 988.67 -29.33 334,438 319,236 816,904 12,422
3 months ago 2014-06-18 42.2 990.68 -27.32 359,909 344,708 816,904 12,917
6 months ago 2014-03-18 37.5 988.98 -31.02 338,301 323,100 860,607 12,500
1 year ago 2013-09-18 34.2 985.32 -32.68 294,238 279,036 816,904 11,571
*

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