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 33.9% full as of 2014-11-27

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 2014-11-27 33.9 986.38 -33.62 306,651 291,450 860,607 11,847
Yesterday 2014-11-26 33.9 986.38 -33.62 306,651 291,450 860,607 11,847
2 days ago 2014-11-25 33.9 986.37 -33.63 306,532 291,330 860,607 11,845
1 week ago 2014-11-20 33.5 986.15 -33.85 303,932 288,730 860,607 11,787
1 month ago 2014-10-27 35.6 986.31 -31.69 305,822 290,620 816,904 11,828
3 months ago 2014-08-27 38.0 987.95 -30.05 325,560 310,358 816,904 12,240
6 months ago 2014-05-27 37.6 987.68 -30.32 322,264 307,062 816,904 12,172
1 year ago 2013-11-27 36.4 988.22 -31.78 328,873 313,672 860,607 12,308
*

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