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Fun Fact - How Many Bathtubs Could Niagara Falls Fill Every Second?

Ever wonder how many gallons of water go over the Niagara Falls every second? Let's break it down.

Gallons per second at Niagara Falls

We know these facts:

  • Approximately 3160 tons of water flows over Niagara Falls every second.

  • 75,750 gallons go over the American and Bridal Veil Falls every second.

  • 681,750 gallons go over the Horseshoe Falls every second.

So if we add it all up, thats about 757,500 gallons of water per second!

Now, keep in mind that this is the total amount for all three locations of Niagara Falls - The Horseshoe Falls, American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls.

Now back to comparing Niagara Falls and bathtubs! There are approximately 45 gallons used in an average bath. This means that 16,833 baths are being filled PER SECOND!

Absolutely mind blowing when you think about it! What power!

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