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How much water does a 16x32 3 ft to 8 1/2 ft deep pool hold?

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A pool with the given dimensions would hold 2,944 cubic feet of water. It would take approximately 22,021 gallons of water to fill it up.

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By comparison, an Olympic-size swimming pool is 164 feet, 1 inch long by 82 feet wide with a depth that varies from 3 feet, 3 inches to 9 feet, 10 inches. It holds approximately 88,000 cubic feet of water, which is equivalent to 660,000 gallons of water.

A pool in the dimensions given would most likely be a private pool, given that private pools tend to range from 12 feet by 24 feet to 20 feet by 40 feet.

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