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What’s under here?

In Venice, like in any city, the water and gas pipes, the electrical power and telephone lines must run under the paving. When a construction site opens, it provides the opportunity for upgrading these utility grids, rationalizing their plan, replacing older pipes, moving the overhead wires for public street lighting underground, replacing or adding electrical [...]


The traditional Venetian sewer system is constituted by an internal system (septic tanks, small water purifiers, etc.), gatoli (masonry collectors running under the street paving) and the canals.

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