A recent article on he telegraph.co.uk website drew my attention to the current plight of the currently-functioning, ancient Roman sewer system which is undergoing renovation to prevent its collapse. Of course, there's been some work on it over the years but it amazes me that a mile long tunnel can be maintained for over 2,000 years (it began as a canal around 500 BC, in the time of King Tarquin) with relatively little change to its original engineering. Read more here!
Friday, November 16, 2012
How Long Sewer Tunnels Can Last
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