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A qanat[1] functions like a horizontal well. It begins in a hill where the water table is higher than the area targeted for water supply. Gravity causes the water to flow through tunnels to the desired locations.[2]

Qanats in the Inner Sea Region

There is a ruined qanat in the city of Katapesh.[2]


  1. A qanat is a real-world Persian invention from the first millennium BC; see Wikipedia for more information: qanat
  2. 2.0 2.1 Tim Hitchcock. (2013). Broken Chains, p. 4. Paizo Publishing, LLC. ISBN 978-1-60125-461-0