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 72.0% full as of 2015-08-29

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 2015-08-29 72.0 1,006.60 -11.40 602,996 587,794 816,904 18,004
Yesterday 2015-08-28 72.0 1,006.63 -11.37 603,537 588,336 816,904 18,018
2 days ago 2015-08-27 72.1 1,006.66 -11.34 604,078 588,876 816,904 18,032
1 week ago 2015-08-22 72.3 1,006.77 -11.23 606,065 590,864 816,904 18,083
1 month ago 2015-07-29 73.9 1,007.49 -10.51 619,188 603,986 816,904 18,361
3 months ago 2015-05-29 44.3 991.99 -26.01 377,041 361,840 816,904 13,245
6 months ago 2015-02-28 34.9 987.16 -32.84 315,969 300,768 860,607 12,042
1 year ago 2014-08-29 37.8 987.79 -30.21 323,604 308,402 816,904 12,200
*

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
Data download (CSV) period of record, last one year, last 30 days

Elevation-Area-Capacity Curves

2006-03-01 (source: twdb) : GIS Data