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`V = "H" * "L" * 1ft`

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The **Sand Required for a Sandbag Wall **calculator estimates volume of sand needed for a single bag wide wall of height (H) and length (L).

**INSTRUCTIONS: **Choose units and enter the following:

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**L**) This is the length of the sandbag wall. - (
**H**) This is the height of the sandbag wall.

**Volume of Sand (V):** The calculator returns the volume of sand in cubic yards. However, this can be automatically converted to compatible units via the pull-down menu.

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The volume of sand needed for a sandbag wall is approximately the walls length times its height times its width. This equation assumes the width is one bag laid lengthwise. The width of a standard bag is fourteen inches (14"). When partially filled with sand, the width is approximately twelve inches (12") which is used in this formula.