"A conduit for conveying water more particularly applied to structures for conveying water from distant sources for the supply of large cities." — Williams, 1889

Aqueduct

"A conduit for conveying water more particularly applied to structures for conveying water from distant…

This image depicts a market in front of The Aqueduct of Segovia, located in Segovia, Spain. It was built by the Romans to provide water to the city from the Frio River.

Aqueduct

This image depicts a market in front of The Aqueduct of Segovia, located in Segovia, Spain. It was built…

A Claudian aqueduct, a building constructed in honor of Claudius I, a Roman emperor.

Aqueduct

A Claudian aqueduct, a building constructed in honor of Claudius I, a Roman emperor.

Aqueduct through a wooded area.

Aqueduct Near the Battle-Field of Chapultepec

Aqueduct through a wooded area.

"The ruined aqueducts in the Campagna." — Young, 1901

Ruined aqueducts

"The ruined aqueducts in the Campagna." — Young, 1901

The Pont du Gard is an aqueduct and bridge that was built over the Gard River by the Roman Empire. It is located in Southern France, in the Vers-Pont-du-Gard and Remoulins area. The bridge is built on three levels. The lower level has 6 arches and carries a road, the middle level has 11 arches, and the upper level has 35 arches and was used as a water conduit.

Pont du Gard

The Pont du Gard is an aqueduct and bridge that was built over the Gard River by the Roman Empire. It…

"The Pont du Gard near Nimes (ancient Nemausus) in southern France. Built by the emperor Antoninus Pius. The bridge spans two hilltops nearly a thousand feet apart. It carries an aqueduct with three tiers of massive stone arches at a height of 160 feet above the stream. This is the finest and best preserved aqueduct in existence."—Webster, 1913

A Roman Aqueduct

"The Pont du Gard near Nimes (ancient Nemausus) in southern France. Built by the emperor Antoninus Pius.…