# How do you calculate acre-feet of water?

## How do you calculate acre-feet of water?

The volume of water in the pond (in acre-feet) is calculated by simply multiplying the pond area (in acres) by the average pond depth in feet. Keep in mind that one acre-foot of water is equal to 325,851 gallons.

What Is An acre-foot of water worth?

California farmers pay an average of \$70 per acre-foot for water to irrigate crops. Buy a \$700 reverse osmosis water purification system; run 326,000 gallons of water (one acre foot) through it; bottle it, and the value of that acre-foot is \$2.4 million.

How much is an acre-foot of water in gallons?

One acre-foot equals about 326,000 gallons, or enough water to cover an acre of land, about the size of a football field, one foot deep.

### How many acre-feet are in a share of water?

Arizona applied the most water per acre, an average of 4.7 acre-feet. The total amount of water applied declined 5.8 percent between 2013 and 2018. The amount of water required to cover one acre to a depth of one foot. This is equivalent to 43,560 cubic feet or 325,851 gallons.

How do you measure 1 acre?

1 acre (both variants) is equal to the following customary units: 66 feet × 660 feet (43,560 square feet) 10 square chains (1 chain = 66 feet = 22 yards = 4 rods = 100 links) 1 acre is approximately 208.71 feet × 208.71 feet (a square)

What size is an acre in feet?

43,560 square feet
Acre, unit of land measurement in the British Imperial and United States Customary systems, equal to 43,560 square feet, or 4,840 square yards.

## How long is an acre in yards?

approximately 69.57 yards
A square enclosing one acre is approximately 69.57 yards, or 208 feet 9 inches (63.61 metres), on a side. As a unit of measure, an acre has no prescribed shape; any area of 43,560 square feet is an acre.

How do you calculate an acre foot of water?

The volume of water in the pond (in acre-feet) is calculated by simply multiplying the pond area (in acres) by the average pond depth in feet. Keep in mind that one acre-foot of water is equal to 325,851 gallons.

How many acre feet of water in a cubic mile of water?

One acre-foot of water (the amount of water covering 1 acre to a depth of 1 foot) equals 326,000 gallons or 43,560 cubic feet of water, and weighs 2.7 million pounds. One cubic mile of water equals 1.1 trillion gallons, 147.2 billion cubic feet, or 3.38 million acre-feet, and weighs 9.2 trillion pounds (4.6 billion tons).

### How much is an acre-foot of water?

Acre Foot. An acre foot of water equals about 326,000 gallons, or enough water to cover an acre of land 1 foot deep.

How do you convert cubic feet to acres?

CUBIC FOOT TO ACRE FOOT [US SURVEY] (ft3 TO ac) FORMULA. To convert between Cubic Foot and Acre Foot [US Survey] you have to do the following: First divide 0.000016387064*1728 / 1233.489 = 0.00002296. Then multiply the amount of Cubic Foot you want to convert to Acre Foot [US Survey], use the chart below to guide you.