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 35.5% full as of 2014-10-31

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 2014-10-31 35.5 986.29 -31.71 305,585 290,384 816,904 11,823
Yesterday 2014-10-30 35.5 986.29 -31.71 305,585 290,384 816,904 11,823
2 days ago 2014-10-29 35.6 986.31 -31.69 305,822 290,620 816,904 11,828
1 week ago 2014-10-24 35.6 986.35 -31.65 306,295 291,094 816,904 11,839
1 month ago 2014-09-30 36.1 986.65 -31.35 309,859 294,658 816,904 11,917
3 months ago 2014-07-31 40.6 989.64 -28.36 346,606 331,404 816,904 12,665
6 months ago 2014-04-30 36.2 988.04 -31.96 326,662 311,460 860,607 12,262
1 year ago 2013-10-31 38.1 988.01 -29.99 326,294 311,092 816,904 12,255
*

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