Water and Sewer Systems
Lecture no. 17 from the course: Understanding the Inventions That Changed the World
Taught by Professor W. Bernard Carlson | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Chart the history of both water and sewer systems and see how they changed the world in the 19th century. From the Roman aqueducts to the London sewer system to indoor plumbing, a clean water supply has saved more lives than any other technology, a prime example of how inventions truly serve the public good.