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Flick Fact: An amazing fact about only 1 inch of rain

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Question: When it rains 1 inch, folks at water retention centers in Bloomington and Normal applaud, especially in times of drought or high water usage. Do you know how much just 1 inch of rain over only 1 acre of ground equals in terms of gallons of water collected by way of retention?

Answer: One inch of rain on ONLY 1 acre of ground equals 27,150 gallons of water. So say city officials who keep track of such.


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