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[Flash Report] Japan Dam Award 2021 Results Announced!

[Flash Report] Japan Dam Award 2021 Results Announced! Dam News
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Japan Dam Award 2021" was held at Tokyo Culture Culture in Shibuya on Saturday, December 25, and the awards for discharge, low water management, event, flood control, and dam grand prix were announced.

Let's start with the nominations for each award.

Discharge Award Nominated Dam

  • Kurobe Dam
  • Maruyama Dam
  • Sakai River Dam
  • Weir River Dam
  • Koishiwara River Dam
  • pavilion used as the emperor's habitual residence (in Heian Palace)
  • Ohara Dam
  • Unazuki Dam
  • Ishitohaku Dam

Low Water Management Award Nominee Dam

  • single-track dam
  • Three Dosan River dams (Shingu Dam, Yanase Dam, and Tomigo Dam)
  • Oto Dam

Event Award Nominee Dam

  • Hananuki Dam
  • upstream dam
  • Unazuki Dam
  • small irrigation dam

Flood Control Award Nominee Dam

  • Tsuruta Dam
  • 13 dams managed by Saga Prefecture
  • Makio Dam
  • Maruyama Dam

Announcement of results

discharge award
(Which dam had the most memorable discharge for dam fans?)

Koishiwara River Dam(Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan Water Agency)
Did the test release of water while also providing flood control lead to the award?

Low Water Management Award
(Which dam had the most impressive low water management (replenishment of water use)?

single-track dam(Hyogo Prefecture, Japan Water Agency)
Did the award come about because of the difficulty of managing the increasing demand for water as the city has become a bedroom community?

Event Awards
(Which dam held the most fan-pleasing event?)

small irrigation dam(Nagano Prefecture, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism)
The event was the third time in two consecutive years that the company received the event award.

Flood Control Award
(Which dam has had the most impressive battles with heavy rains?)

13 dams managed by Saga Prefecture(Saga Prefecture)
Did the award winners win because of their careful preparation for flood control despite severe flood control conditions?

2021 Dam Grand Prize
(What dam was the most memorable in people's minds this year?)

Maruyama Dam(Gifu Prefecture, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism)
Although destined to be succeeded by the new Maruyama Dam, the award was given to the Maruyama Dam, which may have been the last flood control dam due to the heavy rains during the August Obon Festival.

Congratulations to each of the winning dams!

We would like to thank Mr. Hagiwara, the organizer, and all the other presenters, the backyard tabulators, and the selection committee for their hard work & efforts.

May next year be another disaster-free year.

Please refer to the official website for the history of awards received to date.
→directional marker or indicatorJapan Dam Awards official website

This article is unofficial. It is written based on the tweets from the live broadcasts and enthusiasts. Please understand.

This article was written by.
Shin Jinma

Dam enthusiast who loves Momosuke Fukuzawa / Dampedia and Dam News administrator / Certified Dammeister (01-018) by the Japan Dam Foundation / Started selling discharge caution goods.https://shop.dampedia.com

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