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BACKGROUND

The Aqueduct of Segovia was built during the second half of the 1st century A.D. under the rule of the Roman Empire and supplied water from the Frío River to the city into the 20th century. The remaining portion of the structure stands 28.5 meters tall at its maximum height and nearly 6 additional meters deep in the main section. (...)

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HOW WE HELPED

The Aqueduct of Segovia was placed on the 2006 Watch, drawing international attention to the overall condition of the structure. Although the aqueduct remains intact there was no comprehensive management plan or funding to address the erosion of the stones, the increase of vibrations and pollution from cars, and heavy vegetation. (...)

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WHY IT MATTERS

The Aqueduct of Segovia is a unique structure from the Roman Empire that still conveys its original character and remains a prominent and evocative feature of the regional landscape It represents both the expansion of the Roman Empire during the 1st century A.D. (...)

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