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Old and modern, the aqueducts through time...                                                                                            

Year Country Place(s) Name/built by
691 bC Mesopotamia Ninivé Aqueduct / Sennacherib
312 bC Italy Rome Aque Appia / Appius Claudius
272 bC Italy Rome Anio Vetus
144 bC Italy Rome Aqua Marcia
1e century bC Israel Caesarea Caesarea aqueduct

20 bC

France

Monts d'Or

Aqueduct (26 km) / Emperor August

19 bC France Uzés/Nimes Pont de Gard / Emperor August
47-52 bC Italy Rome Aqua Claudia     Aqua Claudia
50 aD Spain Segovia Segovia Aqueduct / Emperor Trajanus
1st century aD Germany Cologne Römerkanal / Emperor Hadrianus
1st century Netherlands Nijmegen Aqueduct / EmperorTrajanus

1st century

France

Barbegal

Aqueduct

1st century Spain Merida Los Milagros     
1st century Syria   Aqueduct  
Begin 2nd century France Lyon Aqueduct de Gier
2nd century Italy Rome Aqua Traiana / Keizer Trajanus
130 Tunesia Carthago The biggest Roman aqueduct ever built / Emperor Hadrianus
226 Italy Rome Aqua Alexandrina
4th century South-America   Puquios / Nazca waterworks

4th century

France

Barbegal

Aqueduct

378 Turkey Istanbul Valens aqueduct (Bozdogan Kemeri) / Emperor Constantijn and Valens
8th century Spain   Acequias / Andalusies
14th century Belgium Brugges Cisterns and under ground canals
1465 Mexico Chapultepec Aqueduct to Tenochtitlan
1554-1562 Turkey Istanbul Gucelze Aqueduct / Mimar Sinan
1554-1562 Turkey Istanbul Mualla Aqueduct / Mimar Sinan
1554-1562 Turkey Istanbul Uzun Aqueduct / Mimar Sinan
1554-1652 Turkey Istanbul Moglova Aqueduct / Mimar Sinan
1554-1562 Turkey Istanbul Kirik Aqueduct (Kovuk Kemer)
end 16th century Italy   Aqua Felice / Pope Sixtus V
since 1681 France Canal du Midi with 55 aqueducts / Pierre Paul Riquet