There are many reasons you may need to know how many gallons of water your pool holds. This is useful for knowing how much of a certain chemical to add to your pool after you get a free 7-point water test at Pinch A Penny. It is also necessary for certain treatment programs, such as dealing with stains or algae.
Knowing the size of your pool is a must for any new equipment purchases as well. Whether it is a new pump or a pool heater, you will need to calculate the size of the equipment to see if it’s right for your pool. Fortunately, it’s not hard to calculate how many gallons are in your pool!
For example, a pool that’s 30 feet long and 15 feet wide, with an average depth of 5 feet, would be 30 x 15 x 5 x 7.5 = 16,875 gallons.
If you have additional questions or need help calculating the volume of your pool, you can visit your neighborhood Pinch A Penny for more information.