Tons of Water Per Second

Niagara Falls Ontario, Canada

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Niagara Falls:

  • 3,160 tons of water flows over Niagara Falls every second. This accounts for 75,750 gallons of water per second over the American and Bridal Veil Falls and 681,750 gallons per second over the Horseshoe Falls.
  • The water falls at 32 feet per second over the Falls, hitting the base of the Falls with 280 tons of force at the American and Bridal Veil Falls and 2,509 tons of force at the Horseshoe Falls.
  • Niagara Falls is capable of producing over 4 million kilowatts of electricity, which is shared by the United States and Canada.  Niagara Falls State

Fall in love with Niagara, a wonder of nature

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