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One million gallons looks like this. If given the comment that "approximately 330 gallons of water" are leaking from the underground trunk line on the first-floor commercial units, that equals a loss of approximately 2,890,800 gallons of billable water a year. Rounded to 3 million gallons, that would be three swimming pools the size of the left-hand image.

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