"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…

A Roman aqudect.

Roman aqueduct

A Roman aqudect.

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

Ruined aqueducts

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

A machine used for lifting water, thought to have been invented by Archimedes in egypt for draining and irrigating land.

Archimedes' Screw

A machine used for lifting water, thought to have been invented by Archimedes in egypt for draining…

"Showing Furrow Method of Irrigating Potatoes. The arrows indicate the direction taken by the capillary water."—The Federal Digest, 1921

Furrow Method

"Showing Furrow Method of Irrigating Potatoes. The arrows indicate the direction taken by the capillary…

"Irrigation by means of check levees for orchards on sloping hillsides (sectional view)." -Department of Agriculture

Irrigation with Check Levees

"Irrigation by means of check levees for orchards on sloping hillsides (sectional view)." -Department…

"Irrigation by means of terraces on steep hillsides (sectional view)." -Department of Agriculture

Irrigation with Terraces

"Irrigation by means of terraces on steep hillsides (sectional view)." -Department of Agriculture

This street sprinkler provided a slot which gradually widened from one end, and featured a valve for controlling the water usage.

Four wheeled Street Sprinkler

This street sprinkler provided a slot which gradually widened from one end, and featured a valve for…

Water tanks are liquid storage containers, these tanks are usually storing water for human consumption. A water tank produces for the storage of drinking water, irrigation agriculture, fire suppression, agricultural farming and livestock, chemical manufacturing, food preparation as well as many other solutions.

Water Tank

Water tanks are liquid storage containers, these tanks are usually storing water for human consumption.…

How the well often becomes impure and carries disease. A well near a barnyard or cesspool is likely to be unsafe for use. The liquids enter the soil, and sometimes follow along the crevice in rocks a hundred feet or more. Sewage, which is household waste, garbage, or dead animals cast into a stream, or placed near a well or spring, may cause many deaths among those using the water.

Well Water

How the well often becomes impure and carries disease. A well near a barnyard or cesspool is likely…