Aqueduct

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Aqueduct may refer to:

A type of bridge=[edit]

  • Aqueduct (bridge), a bridge that is constructed to convey water over an obstacle, such as a ravine or valley
  • Navigable aqueduct (or water bridge), a water-filled bridge enabling boats, barges or ships on a waterway to cross over an obstacle, such as a ravine or valley

A type of water supply system[edit]

  • Aqueduct (water supply), an artificial (man-made) channel that is constructed to convey water from one location to another. This can be made of canals, pipelines, inverted siphons, reservoirs and tunnels
  • Roman aqueduct, water supply systems constructed during the Roman Empire
  • Puquio, underground water systems in Peru
  • Aryk, an artificial channel for redirecting water in Central Asia and other countries
  • Bisse, an irrigation canal, fixed on the mountainside in the Alps, for conducting water from melting glaciers
  • Acequia, a community-operated watercourse used in Spain and former Spanish colonies in the Americas for irrigation.
  • Levada, is an irrigation channel or aqueduct specific to the Portuguese island of Madeira.

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