Water Tank Size & Capacity – How to Calculate Rectangular Tank sizes & Capacity

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CALCULATION OF RECTANGULAR WATER TANK SIZE AND ITS CAPACITY

 

Water Tank Size & Capacity Calculation
Water Tank Size & Capacity Calculation

 

Water Tank Size & Capacity Calculation – Actually, we need to calculate by our self only small residential buildings water tank size & capacity but for high rise buildings, water tank dimensions provided by the engineer architects.

 

So, Lets Start

 

VOLUME OF WATER REQUIREMENT:

 

As per IS code, a person needs 135 liters of water per day for daily use.

 

Drinking – 5 Liters.

 

Cooking – 5 Liters.

 

Bathing and Toilet – 85 liters.

 

Washing clothes and Utensils – 30 liters.

 

House Cleaning – 10 liters.

 

CALCULATION OF RECTANGULAR WATER TANK SIZE AND ITS CAPACITY

 

We will calculate for a typical family having 6 members.

 

Total water requirement = 135 x 6 = 810 liters

 

So, To calculate the size of the water tank we have to  know any  one of the following dimensions

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Length or width or depth of the tank.

 

From the formula of volume of water

 

1 Cum = 1000 liters

 

1 liter = 0.001 Cum

 

We are requiring 810-liter water

 

∴ 810 liters = 0.81 Cum

 

Let us assume the depth of the water tank is 0.8 m.

 

 ∴ Area of tank = 0.81/0.8 = 1.012 meter square

 

L x B = 1.012 meter square

 

Now if you know the length or breadth you can put the value on the above formula.

 

otherwise, you will have to take the length as 2 times of B.

 

∴ L = 2 B

 

  L x B = 1.012  meter square

 

 2 B x B = 1.012 meter square

 

  B 2 = 1.012

 

  B = 1.006

 

∴ L = 2 x 1.006= 2.012 m

 

So For 810-liter water tank size

 

Length (L)   = 2.012 m.

 

Breadth (B) = 1.006 m.

 

Depth (D)     = 0.8 m.

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