Le canal de Marseille

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13610 Saint-Estève-Janson
Concrete canal built from 1839 to 1854, 80 km long and composed of basins, and numerous technical works (including the Aqueduct of Roquefavour). It starts from Saint Estève Janson, and provides water to the communes up to Marseille.
The canal of Marseille collects at the level of Saint Estève Janson, a part of the waters diverted by the EDF canal. With a length of 80 km for its main branch (of which 17 km are underground) and 160 km for its derivations, its vocation is the supply of drinking water to the communes up to Marseille: Lambesc, La Barben, Coudoux, Ventabren, Aix, Cabriès, then Aubagne, Gémenos or Cassis...

It was built in the middle of the 19th century in about fifteen years under the direction of the...
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Le canal de Marseille
13610 Saint-Estève-Janson
Updated on 07 April 2022 at 10:59
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