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The Romans also built large-scale public sanitation projects for collecting and controlling sewage and stormwater drainage. The great Roman sewer Cloaca Maxima still drains the Forum in Rome today after 2,000 years of operation. In expanding their empire throughout North Africa and Europe, the Romans introduced the technologies needed to develop water supplies and to construct aqueducts and urban drainage systems to promote rudimentary standards of public sanitation. With the collapse of the Roman Empire, however, the public sanitation infrastructure was neglected, and the technology was lost and forgotten for a thousand years as the “Dark Ages” descended on the western world.
Figure 2-4 summarizes the key legislation enacted between 1948 and 1971. The Water Pollution Control Act of 1948, PL 80-845 The Water Pollution Control Act of 1948 was significant on three accounts.
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