Roman Aqueducts Research Paper

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Roman Aqueducts The Ancient Roman Aqueducts were the Romans water systems,used to get water to their cities.In 312 B.C.E the first water supplier was built for the Rome's water supplied by Caesar Appius Claudius Caecus. The Aqueduct spread over 1,699 million square miles and stopped being built in 476 C.E,the fall of the Roman Empire. The reason the Aqueducts were made was to get water to Rome and other Roman cities. While reading this will teach you about the Roman Aqueducts,how the Aqueducts were built,the science behind the Aqueducts,how it affected the Roman Empire,and who made the Aqueducts. Aqueducts are one of the most important things in Ancient Italy.
The Roman Aqueducts were a great achievement in Ancient Rome. The reason why is because it got water to Rome and other cities in the Roman Empire. An aqueduct is an artificial channel for conveying water, typically the form of a bridge across a valley or other gap. Some aqueducts have smaller arches then
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The aqueducts that the ancient Romans used were especially important because they allowed the cities within the empire to work. The empire could not have built cities as big as they did without them. Rome at its largest point had one million people living within its city limits. What people often do not think of when there are so many people in one specific area is that very rarely can one specific zone supply water for so many people on a daily basis. The water source helped solve this issue allowing the people of Rome to live happily and with sufficient water. What many do not also address is that the water system that Rome created was not solely for the purpose of bringing water into the city. For all the clean water that was brought into Rome there was an equal amount of dirty water that also left the