Prominent features of the Augustan aqueduct in the Naples Bay area

Wayne Lorenz, Giacinto Libertini, Bruno Miccio, Nino Leone, Giovanni De Feo
  • Water Science & Technology Water Supply, January 2018, IWA Publishing
  • DOI: 10.2166/ws.2018.019

Remarkable Aspects of an Ancient Roman Water Channel

What is it about?

The article is a summary of the special aspects that distinguish the Augusta Aqueduct from other Roman aqueducts.

Why is it important?

The article is of value because it is the result of recent research on the aqueduct by several specialists who have extensive background in the study of the Augusta aqueduct and Roman engineering.


Wayne Lorenz (Author)

The Romans were ingenious and painstaking engineers who knew much about hydrology and hydraulics. The remnants of their work provide good evidence for modern engineers and other specialists to understand what the Romans knew and how they designed their great achievements.

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