Sometimes the best solution is 1500 years old

Lima, Peru can get dry. As one of “the world’s largest desert cities,” it has to survive on minimal rainfall almost year-round. Now, their engineers could have tried a variety of technologies to bring more water to the people of Lima–ranging from a desalination plant to new recycling methods.

But that’s not what they did. Instead, they decided to bring back water canals built in the year 515 AD by the native Wari culture.

Talk about upcycling.

Click to read at: Gizmodo


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