The wonderful Roman aqueducts

Aqueduct is a feat of engineering that has the function of transporting water in a continuous flow , from where you can access it naturally to the point of consumption through a combination of coupled systems.

In ancient Rome, the invention of the Roman aqueduct meant one of the masterpieces of engineering of the time. Rome eleven aqueducts provided seven hills, a sample of the magnitude of power and growth of the empire.

The aqueducts were built through channels waterproof and covered with stone slabs cement. With a nod to the transport of groundwater that can be collected from the hills of the city, through lead pipes, tile or wood that supply drinking water to public buildings and fountains.

Today the most popular are the aqueducts of Via San Gregorio and Porta Maggiore . With due regard to the southeast of Rome Appio Park and marvel at how big they are and show how impressive was the Roman Empire.