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Roman aqueduct - Wikipedia

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The Romans constructed numerous aqueducts in order to bring water from often distant ..... Roman aqueducts required a comprehensive system of regular maintenance. The "clear corridors" cre...

Ancient Roman Aqueducts - Crystalinks

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Most aqueduct systems included sedimentation tanks, sluices and distribution tanks to regulate the supply at need. Rome's first aqueduct supplied a ...

Ancient Rome's Aqueducts Held Less Water Than Previously Thought

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Jun 11, 2015 ... The aqueducts of the Roma Vecchia delivered water to ancient Rome. A new analysis suggests the aqueduct carried less water than previously ...

Roman Aqueducts—​Ancient Engineering Marvels - jw.org

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Aqueducts, a hallmark of Roman engineering, satisfied ancient Rome's great thirst for water. ... A diagram showing elements of an aqueduct water system.

Roman Aqueducts - UNRV

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The great and highly advanced Roman waterway system known as the Aqueducts, are among the greatest achievements in the ancient world. The running ...

NOVA - Official Website | Watering Ancient Rome - PBS

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Feb 22, 2000 ... Frontinus, who wrote a handbook on the Roman aqueduct system in about A.D. 100, describes how the water would arrive in town muddy after ...

Aqua Clopedia, a picture dictionary of Roman aqueducts: Construction

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Most ancient aqueducts were gravity systems. That is to say that they did not employ any means of pumping or moving water besides that of gravity in the ...

Roman Aqueducts - Ancient Rome - Aqueducts Facts - Quatr.us

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Apr 17, 2016 ... Roman Aqueducts - What were aqueducts used for? ... They built the first Roman aqueduct in 312 BC. aqueduct in ... Roman Sewage Systems

aqueduct | engineering | Britannica.com

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Nov 4, 2015 ... Some of those aqueducts are still in use. Only a portion of Rome's aqueduct system actually crossed over valleys on stone arches (50 km out of ...

Aqueduct - Ancient History Encyclopedia

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Sep 1, 2012 ... The first sophisticated long-distance canal systems were constructed in ... Interestingly, Roman aqueducts were also protected by law and no ...