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 40.7% full as of 2014-07-30

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 2014-07-30 40.7 989.73 -28.27 347,747 332,546 816,904 12,687
Yesterday 2014-07-29 40.8 989.80 -28.20 348,635 333,434 816,904 12,704
2 days ago 2014-07-28 40.9 989.86 -28.14 349,398 334,196 816,904 12,718
1 week ago 2014-07-23 41.2 990.05 -27.95 351,819 336,618 816,904 12,764
1 month ago 2014-06-30 41.9 990.47 -27.53 357,202 342,000 816,904 12,865
3 months ago 2014-04-30 36.2 988.04 -31.96 326,662 311,460 860,607 12,262
6 months ago 2014-01-30 37.9 989.20 -30.80 341,058 325,856 860,607 12,556
1 year ago 2013-07-30 39.0 988.63 -29.37 333,941 318,740 816,904 12,412
*

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