Who Invented Indoor Plumbing?
We often take plumbing for granted. Hot and cold water automatically flow when we turn on a tap, and the toilet is conveniently there when we need it. We usually don’t think about where our plumbing came from or its long history. Plumbing in Ancient Times Water pipes and basic sewer systems showed up in ancient Sumer, Egypt and Crete almost 4000 years ago. The ancient Romans created intricate aqueduct systems to move water around their empire. They even used bronze and lead pipes to carry water to public baths and the homes of the wealthy.Continue Reading