# How much water can 23 feet wide by 27 feet long by 2 feet high holds?

23*27*2 cubic feet = 1242 cubic feet.

### How big is a lake that holds 1 million gallons of water?

There are 7.48 gallons of water in a cubic foot, so the answer is 1,000,000 / 7.48 = 133,690 ft3 Using approximate figures, if your lake is an average of thirty feet deep and fifty feet wide, it would have to be about ninety feet long. If you are in the UK, your lake would be 160,543 ft3 and thirty feet deep, fifty feet wide and one hundred and seven feet long.