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Clean '''water''' is essential to life. Part of the reason why cities in the [[Middle Ages]] could only grow to a certain size was the lack of water purification.
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Clean '''water''' is essential to life. Part of the reason why cities in the [[Middle Ages]] could only grow to a certain size was the lack of water purification, since regrettably much of the skill in making aqueducts had died out with the [[Rome|Romans]].
   
 
The lack of clean, available water also caused great problems with most armies on the march - many soldiers [[dying]] of nasty diseases due to drinking unclean water (it being the only available source).
 
The lack of clean, available water also caused great problems with most armies on the march - many soldiers [[dying]] of nasty diseases due to drinking unclean water (it being the only available source).

Revision as of 21:46, 17 February 2005

Clean water is essential to life. Part of the reason why cities in the Middle Ages could only grow to a certain size was the lack of water purification, since regrettably much of the skill in making aqueducts had died out with the Romans.

The lack of clean, available water also caused great problems with most armies on the march - many soldiers dying of nasty diseases due to drinking unclean water (it being the only available source).