Farm Pond Volume

Uses for pond volume information:

  • Required for all chemical treatments: herbicide, clarifiers, and colorants
  • Determine evaporation loss
  • Determine amount of water available for irrigation supply
  • Develop a sense of pond profile and fish habitat
(c) York Co. VA
Calculating Water Volume in Ponds: Two-page fact sheet providing simple formulas and images to determine the volume of water in a pond.
Using Chemicals in Pond Management: University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences web site detailing pond volume calculations, conversion factors, and treatment methods.
Pond volume calculator: Microsoft Excel file useful for converting surface measurements to pond volume - requires Microsoft Excel to function.


© 2003 Cornell Cooperative Extension

Cornell Cooperative Extension Pond Information Internet Web Site