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 36.1% full as of 2015-03-31

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 2015-03-31 36.1 987.98 -32.02 325,927 310,726 860,607 12,248
Yesterday 2015-03-30 36.1 987.96 -32.04 325,682 310,480 860,607 12,242
2 days ago 2015-03-29 36.0 987.94 -32.06 325,438 310,236 860,607 12,238
1 week ago 2015-03-24 35.6 987.60 -32.40 321,291 306,090 860,607 12,152
1 month ago 2015-02-28 34.9 987.16 -32.84 315,969 300,768 860,607 12,042
3 months ago 2014-12-31 34.1 986.54 -33.46 308,550 293,348 860,607 11,889
6 months ago 2014-09-30 36.1 986.65 -31.35 309,859 294,658 816,904 11,917
1 year ago 2014-03-31 37.4 988.91 -31.09 337,427 322,226 860,607 12,483
*

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