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<ul><li> 1. Aqueducts Josh Margolis</li></ul> <p> 2. What is an Aqueduct? </p> <ul><li>An aqueduct is an artificial channel that is constructed to convey water from one location to another. - Wikipedia </li></ul> <ul><li>It is derived from the Latin words for water and to lead </li></ul> <p> 3. picture </p> <ul><li>Pont du Gard, France, a Roman aqueduct built circa 19 BC.</li></ul> <p> 4. How did they do it? </p> <ul><li>The Romans created many aqueducts to supply water to cities </li></ul> <ul><li>They built water storage underground to prevent from their supplies being contaminated by animals and protected from enemies </li></ul> <p> 5. Building Aqueducts </p> <ul><li>The Romans built aqueducts using Cohobates which helped to level them </li></ul> <ul><li>The aqueducts were powered only by gravity </li></ul> <ul><li>The Romans used inverted siphons to force water up hills </li></ul> <p> 6. Picture 2 </p> <ul><li>The Aqueduct in Kavala, Greece. 25 meters height and a total of 60 arches. It was built in AD 1530 on a Roman model during the reign of Sleyman the Magnificent. </li></ul> <p> 7. Helping Our Society </p> <ul><li>Modern hydraulic engineers use similar techniques to enable sewers and water pipes to cross depressions. - wikipedia </li></ul> <ul><li>We use aqueducts still today such as The Central Arizona Project Aqueduct </li></ul> <p> 8. What do we have similar </p> <ul><li>Our sewer and water works system is very similar to that of the Romans</li></ul> <ul><li>We use underground aqueducts to get water to and from houses like the Romans did </li></ul> <ul><li>We also use inverted siphons like the Romans </li></ul> <p> 9. Picture 3 </p> <ul><li>The Central Arizona Project Aqueduct, the largest and most expensive aqueduct system ever constructed in the United States. </li></ul> <p> 10. Sources </p> <ul><li> </li></ul> <ul><li> </li></ul> <ul><li> </li></ul>