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 34.1% full as of 2014-12-21

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 2014-12-21 34.1 986.52 -33.48 308,312 293,110 860,607 11,884
Yesterday 2014-12-20 34.1 986.52 -33.48 308,312 293,110 860,607 11,884
2 days ago 2014-12-19 34.1 986.52 -33.48 308,312 293,110 860,607 11,884
1 week ago 2014-12-14 34.0 986.49 -33.51 307,955 292,754 860,607 11,876
1 month ago 2014-11-21 33.5 986.15 -33.85 303,932 288,730 860,607 11,787
3 months ago 2014-09-21 36.0 986.63 -31.37 309,621 294,420 816,904 11,912
6 months ago 2014-06-21 42.2 990.71 -27.29 360,297 345,096 816,904 12,924
1 year ago 2013-12-21 36.9 988.53 -31.47 332,701 317,500 860,607 12,386
*

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