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5 09, 2017

Roman sewers – ancient Roman toilets, poop, pipes

By |2019-09-13T06:44:18-07:00September 5th, 2017|Romans|18 Comments

A Roman latrine, feeding into the Roman sewers. Why did the Romans build aqueducts and sewers? 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 [...]