Plumbing Changes throughout the Years


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Plumbing Changes throughout the Years

Posted on November 29, 2014 by Melbourne Plumber

For centuries, people have been trying different ways to make life a little easier. Although large pottery jars meant to store water were found dating all the way back to 6000 BC in Mesopotamia, it wouldn’t be until 2700 BC that water pipes would be used in the Indus Valley. These pipes were made from finely chopped straw and clay. 1200 years later, in 1500 BC, people living in Crete were able to develop sewage disposal systems which included a crude flushing toilet. Although this seems pretty amazing for that time period, it would be another 1,000 years before actual ...

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