# Ton (water) conversions

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## What is ton (water)?

### Definition:

The water ton is a unit of volume or capacity equal to 1.01832416 cubic meters (1 water ton = 1.01832416 m³), the derived unit of volume in the International System of Units (SI). It is also equal to 1,018,324.16 cubic centimeters (cm³), or 1,018.32416 cubic decimeters (dm³) or 1.01832416x10-3 cubic decameters (dam³) (units of volume in the SI), or 10,183.2416 deciliters (dL), or 1,018.32416 liters (L), or 101.832416 decaliters (daL) or 1.01832416 kiloliters (kL), which are units of volume in the metric system.

The water ton is defined as the volume or capacity occupied by a mass of 1 long ton.

Conversions of various tons:

- The displacement ton is equal to 35 cubic feet (cu ft) or about 0.9911 cubic meters (m³)
- The freight ton or measurement ton is equal to 40 cubic feet (cu ft) or about 1.13267 cubic meters (m³)
- The register ton is equal to 100 cubic feet (cu ft) or about 2.832 cubic meters (m³)
- The water ton is equal to 35.96 cubic feet (cu ft) or about 1.0183 cubic meters (m³)

The water ton was used as a unit of volume in Great Britain.

*Note:*

The term "ton" is also used as a unit of mass in the metric, Imperial and US customary systems of units (see mass conversions: metric ton, long ton and short ton).

### Plural:

tons (water)

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