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 74.0% full as of 2015-07-28

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 2015-07-28 74.0 1,007.52 -10.48 619,739 604,538 816,904 18,372
Yesterday 2015-07-27 74.0 1,007.54 -10.46 620,106 604,904 816,904 18,379
2 days ago 2015-07-26 74.1 1,007.55 -10.45 620,290 605,088 816,904 18,383
1 week ago 2015-07-21 73.7 1,007.40 -10.60 617,537 602,336 816,904 18,329
1 month ago 2015-06-28 54.1 997.71 -20.29 457,368 442,166 816,904 14,749
3 months ago 2015-04-28 36.9 988.53 -31.47 332,701 317,500 860,607 12,386
6 months ago 2015-01-28 34.6 986.90 -33.10 312,846 297,644 860,607 11,978
1 year ago 2014-07-28 40.9 989.86 -28.14 349,398 334,196 816,904 12,718
*

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