Friday, December 27, 2013


The fountain was built in 1949
It is the ending fountain of the PESCHIERA-CAPORE AQUEDUCT fed by springs near Cittaducale (Rieti) and inaugurated in 1964, even if the work lasted from 1937 until 1980
With its about 14,000 liters of water per second (about the same amount of all eleven ancient Roman aqueducts put together), a length of about 130 km (81 miles) of which 90% underground and the power of a hydroelectric plant, it is considered one of the largest and most complex artificial water systems in the world

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