Hydraulic Facts

Water Hydraulic Facts

 

  • A gallon of water weighs 8.34 lbs.


  • There are 7.48 gallons in a cubic foot.


  • 1 cubic foot of water weighs 62.4 pounds.


  • Water can only be siphoned a maximum height of 33.9 feet at sea level. 


  • A column of water one foot high exerts .433 psi at its base.


  • A column of water 27.75 inches or 2.31 feet in height exerts 1 psi at its base.


  • Atmopheric pressure at sea level is 14.7 psi.