Typically, people don’t think about their plumbing until they need to. As long as the toilet is not plugged up, the water heater is heating to our liking and there are no leaks in the water supply, plumbing is mostly taken for granted.

But plumbing was not always what it was today. In fact, it has a long history dating back to ancient civilizations, with many milestones and innovations along the way. In this infographic, take a look at the history of plumbing and learn how much it has progressed over the years.

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The History of Plumbing

Via Allen Plumbing Company