- and vice versa.
Convert Gallons of Water to Pounds
w = 8.33 q (1)
w = weight of water (lb)
q = volume of water (US gallons)
The equation is based on water with temperature 68oF (20oC) and specific weight 8.33 lb/US gal.
Example - Converting Gallons of Water to Pounds
50 gallons of water can be converted to pounds as
w = 8.33 (50 gallons)
= 416.5 lb
Convert Pounds of Water into Gallons
q = w / 8.33 (1b)