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Roman sewage – ancient Roman toilets, poop, pipes

By | 2017-09-05T00:04:39+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Romans, Science|

A Roman latrine In larger Roman towns, people often got sick or died from drinking water that had sewage in it. Sewage is human waste - poop or pee. When people drink water with poop in it, they can get other people's germs. They may get sick with dysentery or die. To fix this problem, many Roman towns built aqueducts. [...]