# How many gallons are in a 15 ft by 3.5 ft swimming pool?

4646 gallons

### How many gallons of water in a typical household swimming pool?

My initial guess would be approximately15,000 gallons, but let's do some math and check how close my guess actually is. For starters, I must assume the dimensions of a typical household pool. From my collective memory as a child, swimming in our pool, I have decided to estimate the pool with the following averaged dimensions, 30 x 15 x 6. The resulsting volume based on these dimensional assumptions is equal to 2,700 cubic feet of…