Most of the world believes that the Romans invented and built the world's first aqueduct.
That is not true.  When Rome was nothing but a cow path, the Assyrian King Sennacherib (Suen
Akhhiihe Ghareeba (The god Suen caused his brothers to depart) (ruled 705-681 B.C.) built an aqueduct 30 miles long to carry pure mountain spring water from the mountains around Dohuk to his palaces in Nineweh.  The aqueduct was built from more than two million stones and waterproof cement and watered the king's gardens as well as the palaces.