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    Roman Aqueducts

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    The remains of Ancient Rome express the immense strength and power of the empire. Each structure had a unique purpose. The Roman population needed an abundance of fresh drinking water to thrive. The water from the Tiber River was not drinkable and rainwater was not bountiful enough to supply the city. In 312 BC, Censor Appius Claudius Caecus commissioned the first aqueduct, Aqua Appia. This aqueduct showed the power of the empire to provide water to the city in a fast and efficient matter. As…

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