Water flow is yet another problem that can possibly arrest or ruin the cities of Pompeii. This disaster appears to have affected the people in carrying out their day-to-day activities. Without water, people could not use the needful water due to the high need for dependable and clean water (Harris, 2003). Saving the day becomes difficult for the society! Moreover, the effect has shown that the water engineer should possess sufficient knowledge on the modern approaches to overcome the problem of water flow (Harris, 2003). Else, the social risks would increase and the society might even turn less recommended for people to survive. One effect is on the lives of the people. The other effect is on the sustainability of the society. The final effect is on the possibility to spread the disasters to several areas around the world (Harris, 2003).