How much water is in the pond next to the parking lot?

Thank you for thinking like a Hydrologist as you wondered and wandered through the Rio Salado Restoration Site on this Discovery Journey.

Your scientific conclusion may have included this information:
Rio Salado Restoration Area Map

The sides of the pond are 286 feet and 239 feet long.
The surface area is 34,177 square feet = 286 ft. x 239 ft.
Since the pond is 25 feet deep, its volume = 854,425 cubic feet = 34,177 ft2 x 25 ft.
This is equal to 6.4 million gallons = 854,425 ft3 x 7.48 gal/ft3

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