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 35.6% full as of 2014-10-25

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 2014-10-25 35.6 986.34 -31.66 306,177 290,976 816,904 11,836
Yesterday 2014-10-24 35.6 986.35 -31.65 306,295 291,094 816,904 11,839
2 days ago 2014-10-23 35.6 986.36 -31.64 306,414 291,212 816,904 11,842
1 week ago 2014-10-18 35.7 986.40 -31.60 306,888 291,686 816,904 11,853
1 month ago 2014-09-25 36.1 986.65 -31.35 309,859 294,658 816,904 11,917
3 months ago 2014-07-25 41.1 989.95 -28.05 350,544 335,342 816,904 12,740
6 months ago 2014-04-25 36.7 988.37 -31.63 330,723 315,522 860,607 12,346
1 year ago 2013-10-25 37.8 987.81 -30.19 323,848 308,646 816,904 12,205
*

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