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2012, 8 August
BBC News
"Vindolanda Fort fresh water piping system discovered"
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tyne-19164918

"Dr Birley, who preserved his grandfather's original site notes, said: 'We have found the main water tank and spring-head, and thousands of gallons a day are still bubbling through from the surrounding land and fields. They weren't a great distance down, probably about six feet, and there is a small stream coming out of it.' The aqueduct and ditch were exposed in the 1930s. 'It is proper spring water, which is what the Romans preferred to use, as their other water, from the river, was used for waste.'"
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