The invention of water and sewage treatment
Collection titleThe forgotten inventors
SourceBibliotheca Alexandrina (EG)
First broadcast date07/08/2010
AbstractDr Ismail Sarradjeddine, Director of the library of Alexandria, talked about water purification that started in 2000 B.C, the fist attempt of the municipality to purify water and provide the citizens with clean drinkable water was in 1804. The most important medical discovery, in the sewage treatment history, was that of Louis Moria who invented the sewage tank in 1860.
- Library of Alexandria - Own production
Audiovisual formEducational programme
- Moria Louis
Primary themeLive performances
- Art, Culture and Knowledge / Music and songs
Credits / Cast
- Serradjeddine Ismail - Speaker
Period of events
- Egypt - Lower Egypt - Alexandria
Media running time2m57
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