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Villagers gather Wood faster.
—In-game description

Water Wheel is a technology in Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties that can be researched by Chinese and Japanese at the Market. Once researched, it allows Villagers to gather wood 5% faster. Regenerative Forestry is the further upgrade of this technology.

Indians get Water wheel and Regenerative Forestry for free automatically.

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Market technologies in Age of Empires III
European/Federal American
FoodHunting Dogs AOEIII Hunting Dogs · Steel traps Steel Traps
WoodGang Saw Gang Saw · Log flume Log Flume · Circular saw Circular Saw
CoinPlacer Mines Placer Mines · Amalgamation Amalgamation
OtherBlunderbuss Blunderbuss · Great Coat Great Coat · Frontiersmen Frontiersmen
Native American
FoodHunting Dogs AOEIII Hunting Dogs
WoodLumber Ceremony Lumber Ceremony · Forest People Ceremony Forest People Ceremony · Forest Spirit Ceremony Forest Spirit Ceremony · Deforestation Deforestation
CoinPlacer Mines Placer Mines · Fur dressing Fur Dressing
OtherSpirit Medicine Spirit Medicine · New Year Festival New Year Festival · Inti Festival Inti Festival
FoodHunting Eagles Hunting Eagles · Professional Hunters Professional Hunters · Hanami Parties Hanami Parties · Yozakura Lanterns Yozakura Lanterns
WoodWater Wheel Water Wheel · Regenerative Forestry Regenerative Forestry · Circular saw Timber Trade · Tropical Timber Trade Tropical Timber Trade
CoinBlanket Filters Blanket Filters · Flume and Ditching Flume and Ditching
OtherEastern Medicine Eastern Medicine · Civil Servants Civil Servants · Imperial Bureaucracy Imperial Bureaucracy
WoodHardened Iron Axes Hardened Iron Axes · Selective Logging Selective Logging · Blackwood Trade Blackwood Trade · Ebony Exports Ebony Exports
CoinPlacer Mines Placer Mines · Amalgamation Amalgamation · Gold Purification Gold Purification
OtherRoyal Hunters Royal Hunters · Tribal Societies Tribal Societies · Royal Banquet Royal Banquet · Transhumance Transhumance · Cow Loans Cow Loans