- 1.0 acre foot = 325,851 gallons
- Water is commonly measured in acre-feet. One acre-foot of water can fill one acre of land, approximately the size of a football field, 1 foot deep. An acre-foot of water can supply the annual indoor and outdoor needs of one to two urban households.
- Palisades Reservoir can hold 1.2 million acre feet of water. That means when Palisades is full, at any one time, could supply roughly 2.4 million households for an entire year!