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# How much air volume does it take to lift 1 pound of weight from the bottom of a pond?

Updated: 9/21/2023

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12y ago

With a quick on-line search, I found that at 60Â° F, water weighs 8.338 pounds

per gallon. That's 15.35 fluid ounces per pound. (rounded)

To the level of precision that I'm working at right now, we can assume the density

of air to be zero, at least by comparison with the water, so that's your answer:

15.35 fluid ounces, or in round numbers, let's just say: 1 pint of air to lift 1 pound.

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