Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Rome's water...it's safe!
If there is anything that didn't die in Rome with the Empire, it is water. Thousands of fountains like the one pictured above offer endless supplies of fresh and clean water to its citizens still today. Grandiose ancient bath complexes and extravagant Baroque fountains offer testimonies throughout the city to its water legacy. But nothing testifies more today to Rome's relationship with water and advanced hydraulic engineering than the fresh water systems all over the city fed by local springs.
Check out the article I wrote for Wanted in Rome magazine on the topic here: