The Town of Uzès, France



Originally known as Ucetia, Uzès was a Roman administrative settlement. The town lies at the source of the Eure, where a Roman aqueduct was built in the first century BC.

Roman Aqueducts
"The Romans constructed numerous aqueducts in order to bring water from distant sources into their cities and towns, supplying public baths, latrines, fountains and private households. Waste water was removed by complex sewage systems and released into nearby bodies of water, keeping the towns clean and free from effluent. Aqueducts also provided water for mining operations, milling, farms and gardens." Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_aqueduct

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