How Much does One Gallon of Water Weigh?

One gallon of water weighs 8.34 pounds. You can imagine what life was like for the early settlers who had to carry water from a river or creek to their home to cook with or drink. Even today when camping many sites have running water that you have to fill a jug with and take back to your campsite for use in cooking, cleanup and for fire safety. You can get a great workout just carrying a .
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