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 35.7% full as of 2014-10-21

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 2014-10-21 35.7 986.38 -31.62 306,651 291,450 816,904 11,847
Yesterday 2014-10-20 35.7 986.39 -31.61 306,769 291,568 816,904 11,850
2 days ago 2014-10-19 35.7 986.39 -31.61 306,769 291,568 816,904 11,850
1 week ago 2014-10-14 35.7 986.43 -31.57 307,243 292,042 816,904 11,860
1 month ago 2014-09-21 36.0 986.63 -31.37 309,621 294,420 816,904 11,912
3 months ago 2014-07-21 41.3 990.08 -27.92 352,202 337,000 816,904 12,772
6 months ago 2014-04-21 36.9 988.52 -31.48 332,577 317,376 860,607 12,384
1 year ago 2013-10-21 37.4 987.54 -30.46 320,562 305,360 816,904 12,136
*

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