Water supply in Roman Carthage

2000 bc  
.1500 bc  
.1000 bc  
.500 bc


4th c. BC: Wells and cisterns are found in houses in Carthage. People would rely on rainwater harvesting to cover their needs. 
3rd c. BC: the Cisterns of Malaga are constructed.
218-203 BC: Hannibal’s epic march to Rome takes place. 
2nd c. BC: The Zaghouan aqueduct is constructed ensuring Carthage with sufficient water supply.
162 BC: The Antonin Public baths (thermes) are constructed in Carthage. 


.500 ad

536: The Zaghouan aqueduct is vandalised and since then it is abandoned. 

732: The Zaytuna mosque is constructed in Tunis. 

.1000 ad

1250 to 1267: The aqueduct of Zaghouan undergoes repair and diversion works by the Hafsides.

.1500 ad

16th c. AD: The Bridge and dam of El Batan is constructed. 


.2000 ad