Where does tap water come from?. Modern waterworks and water towers. We don’t all have ... a tap !.
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Haveyoueverconsideredhowmanythingsyou can do with tap water?Couldyou live withoutit?Houses, schools and offices in the developedcountriesare allconnectedtoa water supply.
Among the most important Italian public utilities, Acea is an industrial Group which focuses on the consolidation and creation of value from its two main activities, energy and water. Stock market listed since 1999, it deals with the management of energy, environmental and water services: the production, sale and distribution of energy, the development of renewable sources, the disposal and creation of energy from waste, the public and artistic lighting, and an integrated water service (aqueducts, sewerage and purification). Acea has always taken seriously its corporate social responsibility, and pays particular attention to all stakeholders, profitability, service quality and sustainable development.
The major modern waterworks are:
The name comes from two big springs near Rieti from which it takes its water
One of the biggest aqueduct in the world using only spring water
Total length: about 130 km
Average flow rate: about 14 m3/s
Built and completed between 1937 and 1980
The terminus is a Fountain located in Piazzale degli EroiAqueduct of Peschiera-Capore
“Laudatosi’, mi ‘Signore, per sor’acqua, la quale è multo utile ethumileetpretiosaet casta”.1224- S. FRANCESCO D’ASSISI“IL CANTICO DELLE CREATURE”
“Praised be You, my Lordfor Sister Water, so very useful, and humble and precious, and chaste”.1224- “CANTICLE OF CREATURES”prayer by St. FRANCIS OF ASSISI