A Sourcebook for Green and Sustainable Building

Harvested Rainwater Guidelines



  • 3.0 Subsystem Components



    Table 4.0
    Capacities of Various Sized Cisterns

    Diameter of Round Type

    DEPTH 6 8 10 12 14 16 18
    6 1266 2256 3522 5076 6906 9018 11412
    8 1688 3008 4696 6768 9208 12024 15216
    10 2110 3760 5870 8460 11510 15030 19020
    12 2532 4512 7044 8532 13812 18036 22824
    14 2954 5264 8218 11844 16114 21042 26628

    Length of Sides of Square Type

    DEPTH 6 8 10 12 14 16 18
    6 1614 2874 4488 6462 8796 11490 14534
    8 2152 3832 5984 8616 11728 15320 19378
    10 2690 4790 7480 10770 14660 19150 24222
    12 3228 5748 8976 12924 17592 22980 29068
    14 3766 6706 10472 15078 20524 26810 33912