Were aqueducts made during the Pax Romana?

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The Roman aqueducts were a feat in engineering and water management. At various times the Roman Empire outgrew its water sources. Romans initially used local sources of water for its city. By 400 BC, there were shortages of water and the first aqueduct was built to supply Rome with water....

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The Roman aqueducts were a feat in engineering and water management. At various times the Roman Empire outgrew its water sources. Romans initially used local sources of water for its city. By 400 BC, there were shortages of water and the first aqueduct was built to supply Rome with water. Aqueducts were utilized to supply public baths and fountains as well as water for private homes. Before the Pax Romana in 27 BC, five aqueducts had been built.

The construction of aqueducts was one of the important activities of the Pax Romana. Throughout the Pax Romana (27 BC-180 AD), Rome's population grew at a faster rate because of the economic development and the absence of war. Five aqueducts were built throughout the Roman peace between 27 BC and 180 AD. They were the largest and tallest of the aqueducts created in the history of Rome. The Romans would only build one more aqueduct after the Second Century.

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