Roman Water Supply | Strip the City

by Moin Uddin Ahmed Tipu

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DELETED December 27, 2019 - 4:05 AM

Ancient Rome and Constantinople had much safer drinking water than most cities in the 1920s

BenFrank OG January 21, 2020 - 2:35 PM

Thank god the flat walls didn't obstruct traffic, ancient Rome had a lot of soccer moms driving minivans.

Xavier Anthony March 2, 2020 - 11:30 PM

"I recommend this guide:
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So grateful it exists in 2020."

EMMA DIAZ April 15, 2020 - 3:19 AM

who's here cuz of homework?

Catherine Bland April 21, 2020 - 1:31 AM

Lead pipes!!!๐Ÿคฌ Miltary heavy government who did not have a plan for soldiers returning from war.๐Ÿคฌ

Jocelyn Bencosme June 1, 2020 - 10:30 PM

There are a lot of people here that are so fascinated with the whole project, but Iโ€™m just here, thinking โ€œIโ€™d probably give up on building that thing the moment I saw the blueprint of it.โ€

Vive l'Iran June 3, 2020 - 12:08 PM

It is 3000 years old Persian Technology called Kanat or Kariz and is part of world site of UNESCO just check out Google about kanat and kariz ( underground Water system of Persia)

BarP24 June 15, 2020 - 3:23 PM

Where is the source of the water? Inside the mountains?

Mohd Hussain June 17, 2020 - 10:57 AM

wow amazing

Anis Martini July 5, 2020 - 8:46 AM

Thank you for the information!

เฒถเฒฐเฒคเณ October 4, 2020 - 8:51 PM

I would never knew it's working principle and structures if i had not watched the video.

Aeron Mat October 5, 2020 - 11:37 PM

Love how he said the water was safe to drink while showing a seagull in the fountain

Sergio G. C. October 15, 2020 - 9:13 AM

Y en mi paรญs aun existen lugares donde no llega el agua potable

Grace G October 19, 2020 - 7:15 AM

Lead pipes? Not so safe.

your local check it face November 7, 2020 - 2:40 AM

This is useful if your in school learning this

Fox Wolf November 14, 2020 - 3:36 AM

I'm curious how the Romans avoided the lead poisoning from the pipes? Where they lined on the inside or did they just build a tolerance over time?

Kelvin Hernandez November 24, 2020 - 12:27 AM

bird toe infested water 0/10

Carmine December 8, 2020 - 6:47 AM

Wtf? I would not drink form those
…. Wanna die try it then. Hope he wasn't saying those fountain in the video

NลtThis NลtNow December 31, 2020 - 6:50 AM

Even with lead pipes?

Isaac Woodworth February 22, 2021 - 11:08 PM

Who is here from mrs.perez or just me

S R March 5, 2021 - 3:47 PM

Lead pipes and safe to drink from .

h h April 10, 2021 - 8:15 PM

ื—ืงื™ ื—ื™ื•ืŸ. ื”ื—ื™ื™ื–ืจื™ื ืœื™ืžื“ื• ื‘ืžืฉืš ืืœืคื™ ืฉื ื™ื ืืช ืžื™ื˜ื‘ ื”ื˜ื›ื ื•ืœื•ื’ื™ื•ืช ื”ืžืชืงื“ืžื•ืช ืœื›ืœ ื”ืฉื‘ื˜ื™ื ื•ื”ืขืžื™ื ืืฉืจ ืœื—ื™ื™ื–ืจื™ื ื”ื™ื• ืื™ืชื ืื™ื ื˜ืจืกื™ื ื›ื’ื•ืŸ ืฉื‘ื˜ื™ ื”ื ืืกืงื” ื•ื”ืžืื™ื” ื•ื”ืจื•ืžืื™ื ื•ื›ื•'.

MegaTech81 April 21, 2021 - 6:38 PM

I too like my water with traces of lead

Josh S-TV May 10, 2021 - 2:48 AM

THOSE AQUEDUCTS LOOK LIKE BRIDGES

Jake Finamore May 27, 2021 - 7:02 PM

watching this in class! #goals

john howitt June 1, 2021 - 1:19 PM

Roman water, with added minerals and a hint of Gull Crap.