Go with the Flow—Urban Water Distribution
Lecture no. 14 from the course: Understanding Greek and Roman Technology
Taught by Professor Stephen Ressler | 27 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Trace the flow of water through a major city such as Rome—from the aqueduct to water towers, public fountains, buildings and private residences, and ultimately to sewers. Among the questions you consider: Did the widespread use of lead pipes create a lead poisoning hazard?