Frontinus – the name
The name of
our company derives from the name of a Roman senator, Sextus Julius Frontinus.
was appointed curator aquarum (water
commissioner, responsible for the supply of water to Rome via aquaducts). In
this capacity he wrote De Aquaeductus
Urbis Romae, which is widely recognised as the first official report of a
survey of engineering works.
studied the maintenance and distribution of water to ensure that water of the
desired quality reached its destination as efficiently as possible.
an interest in engineering, research, the written word, and sustainability,
Frontinus symbolises perfectly the concerns of our business.
Image: Frontinus Gate, Hierapolis, Turkey
Photograph by Jean-Noel Vignaroli: www.ariamondu.com