While taking a painting class not long ago, I needed a container to carry water in. Before going out to buy something, I looked around the house and found a Kool-Aid container. It comes in two pieces with the bottom holding around 2? cups of liquid. The lid screws on tightly so there is no spill. Over time I have used this holder for many things other than water. Carrying small items such as sponges, paint tubes and erasers has saved space along with storage.