Aqueduct – is to supply water to communities, irrigation and hydropower systems upstream to their sources. Aqueduct in the narrower sense is the part in the form of water main bridge over the ravine, the river road. Its structure is similar to the viaduct aqueduct, with the difference that it is used to move water instead of organizing a road or railway.
The Pont du Gard. This is the highest-preserved Roman aqueduct. Hung over the river Gardon (formerly called Ghar) in the French department of Gard near Remulana.
The length of the aqueduct is 275 meters, height is 47 meters. World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
The aqueduct was built in the I century AD without the use of lime and is an integral part of the 50-kilometer water pipeline, which led to him from Uzès. Aqueduct three layers: the lower tier of the six arches, on average – eleven in the top – thirty-five.
Aqueduct in Segovia – the longest Roman aqueduct, preserved in Western Europe. Is located in the Spanish city of Segovia. Its length is 728 m, height 28 m
Date of construction of the aqueduct is not known (probably the reign of Emperor Vespasian). Is listed as a World Heritage site by UNESCO.
Aqueduct in Santiago de Queretaro. This building in Mexico consists of 75 arches, each 20 m in width Overall length – 1280 meters
It was built by the Marquis Juan Antonio Urrutia in 1738 to supply the city with water.
Aqueduct Eagle. It was built by the Romans around the first century AD it is still considered the most difficult Roman construction in Spain.
Aqueduct of Vanvitelli. It was built by architect Luigi Vanvitelli on orders of King Charles VII of Naples to supply the country palace of Caserta.
Aqueduct free water. Built by order of King João V (1706-1750) served as an aqueduct to supply water to Lisbon. 109 arches stretch across the valley, camaya high arch is 65 meters.