# How can we get enough water to a skyscraper 50+floors

1. Apr 29, 2010

### ARCHISOUL

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
-What formulas can I use to demonstrate that I can send enough water to the 52th level of a skyscraper in NYC, specifically to a modern Recreational Bathing Center which will need alot of water supply for possibly 200-300 users at a time?

-Should I disregard the idea of using the regular municipal water supply system & to incorporate it into the new installations or should I consider it?

-What are the possible problematic factors that I will have to deal with (in terms of Hs pressure & any physic factor)

-What missing information do I need to demonstrade that this can be done?

I don't look for precise numbers just a possibility with estimations and maybe other ideas to provide the transportation of a massive quantity of water to the very top of a skyscraper...
If anybody could help me with this I would really appreciate it, any info is valuable!

2. Relevant equations

P= ehg ?

3. The attempt at a solution

2. Apr 30, 2010

### Dav333

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Last edited: Apr 30, 2010
3. May 3, 2010

Archisoul you have posted an equation which could be useful but you have added a question mark beside it.I suggest that you familiarise yourself more with the equation ,consider how,if at all you can use it and then report back here.

4. Nov 25, 2011

### 2sillytube

atmospheric water maker,make water where needed (solar powered ecoloblue ?) twitter as extrapile

5. Nov 25, 2011

### TaxOnFear

How much water do you need? How high do you need it? How often do you need it? Them are the 3 questions I would start with. You can calculate the gravitational force you will need to overcome also. Read up on Fluid Dynamics. Not entirely sure, but I think Bernoullis equation and SFEE(Steady Flow Energy Equation) might come into this, but don't quote me on it.