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How can you determine the amount of water in a pool?


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2015-07-15 20:41:58
2015-07-15 20:41:58

If the pool is rectangular in shape then the formula is:

length X width x average depth x 7.5.

If the pool is circular then the formula is:

3.14 x 3.14 x pool radius (1/2 pool diameter) x average depth x 7.5.

If the pool has a shape other than these then it is a little more difficult.

For round pools you want the area of the circle x the height, or 3.14 x radius x radius x height, then convert feet to gallons by x 7.5.

A 24 foot by 4 feet deep pool holds 13,564 gallons.


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