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converting square feet into imperial gallons

Postby mrdave.thomas@btinternet. » Tue May 23, 2006 6:37 pm

I HAVE A POND THAT MEASURES SIX FEET BY SIX FEET BY THREE FEET IN DEPTH, HOW MANY GALLONS IS THAT ??
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Re: converting square feet into imperial gallons

Postby Guest » Tue May 23, 2006 9:22 pm

mrdave.thomas@btinternet. wrote:I HAVE A POND THAT MEASURES SIX FEET BY SIX FEET BY THREE FEET IN DEPTH, HOW MANY GALLONS IS THAT ??


Is the pond square, with vertical walls so it is 3' deep everywhere? If so, the volume is 6' x 6' x 3' = 108 cu ft.
If the sides or bottom are rounded, it will be somewhat less depending on exact shape.

Using the 108 ft^3 figure,

108 ft^3 x 1728 in^3/ft^3 x 1 US gallonn/231 in^3 = 808 gallons
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