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 33.9% full as of 2014-11-24

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 2014-11-24 33.9 986.37 -33.63 306,532 291,330 860,607 11,845
Yesterday 2014-11-23 33.8 986.36 -33.64 306,414 291,212 860,607 11,842
2 days ago 2014-11-22 33.7 986.23 -33.77 304,876 289,674 860,607 11,807
1 week ago 2014-11-17 33.6 986.18 -33.82 304,286 289,084 860,607 11,794
1 month ago 2014-10-24 35.6 986.35 -31.65 306,295 291,094 816,904 11,839
3 months ago 2014-08-24 38.3 988.15 -29.85 328,012 312,810 816,904 12,290
6 months ago 2014-05-24 36.7 987.11 -30.89 315,367 300,166 816,904 12,030
1 year ago 2013-11-24 36.4 988.19 -31.81 328,504 313,302 860,607 12,300
*

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