Advancement in Irrigation throughout Western Civilization. This is a final paper for a Western Civ I course, the task is to explain in a decent bit of detail how irrigation systems came about and how they advanced through ancient civilizations. In our last lecture we got up to the renaissance so that is the where the timeframe for the paper ends. Professor is a tough grader which is why im choosing advanced. I put 4 pages but its 3 and a works cited.