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Dam in Ishikawa Prefecture

0913-Dainichigawa Dam / Ishikawa, Japan

Date of interview: 7/29/2023 (Monday) After visiting Managawa Dam, Sasao River Dam, and Kumogawa Dam for a seasonal event to familiarize myself with forests and lakes, I traveled to Ishikawa Prefecture to visit Akase Dam, taking advantage of my free time before returning, and then I visited Dainichigawa Dam. This would be the last dam of the day...
Wakayama Prefecture Dam

1650-Shimanose Dam / Wakayama Prefecture

Date of interview: 1/28/2015 (Wed) After leaving the Kirimegawa Dam, we visited the Shimanose Dam. This was the fourth dam of the day. The Shimanose Dam is under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and is used for agricultural water as Nanki Water. The specialties of the area are of course Kishu plums, Nanko plums, and Yamika...
Okayama Prefecture Dam

1909-Tomata Dam

Date of interview: 12/10/2014 (Wednesday) TomadaWe arrived at this Tomada Dam just a short distance from the Tomada Kurambe Dam. This was the eighth dam of the day. I had always wanted to visit the dam after seeing photos taken by others, but finally got to see it for the first time...
Okayama Prefecture Dam

3327-Tomata Anbu Dam

Date: 12/10/2014 (Wed) I stopped by the Tomada Saddle Dam because I wanted to see one dam before the Tomada Dam, one of the main dams of the day. A saddle is a depression in a mountain ridge like a horse's saddle.
Okayama Prefecture Dam

3491-Yadaniike Pond

Date of interview: 12/10/2014 (Wednesday) The sixth unit of the day was Yatani Pond. As the name suggests, it is an earth dam and a reservoir. The map clearly shows that the Gokurakuji Pond, Ichinotani Pond, and this Yatani Pond are dams constructed in three different valleys. It is as if there are three...
Okayama Prefecture Dam

1839-Ichinotaniike Pond

Date of interview: 12/10/2014 (Wednesday) The fifth unit of the day was Ichinotani Pond. As the name suggests, it is a reservoir and an earth dam. This is the limit of my retouching because the difference between light and dark is too large. The downstream face of the embankment is usually clean...
Okayama Prefecture Dam

1864-Gokurakuji Pond / Okayama Prefecture

Date of interview: 12/10/2014 (Wed.) The fourth unit of the day was Gokurakuji Pond. As the name suggests, there is a historic temple called Gokurakuji upstream of the reservoir, which was opened during the Wado period. View of the downstream face of the dike and the conduit from downstream It is possible to see the dike from downstream, and it is...
Okayama Prefecture Dam

1889-Kagami Dam

Date of interview: 12/10/2014 (Wed) We came to the main purpose of this day's dam tour, the Kanami Dam. Like the Tsugawa Dam and Kuroki Dam, this dam is also owned by Okayama Prefecture. From Kuroki Dam, we wandered around the stage of the horrific Tsuyama Incident, and took Prefectural Routes 75 and 68 to Kanami...
Okayama Prefecture Dam

1876-Kurogi Dam

Date of interview: 12/10/2014 (Wed.) After the Tsugawa Dam, we came to the Kuroki Dam. The name of the dam is not "Kuroki" but "Kurogi. Like the Tsugawa Dam, the Kuroki Dam is also an Okayama Prefecture-operated dam and is the same gravity-type concrete dam, but it is 29 years older than the Tsugawa Dam....
Tochigi Prefecture Dam

0568-Fukayama Dam (Miyama Dam)

Date of coverage: 11/19/2014 (Wed) We came here via Shiobara Dam (glimpse only) and Itamuro Dam (entrance only), and then Fukayama Dam. It was one of the main dishes of the day. The Fukayama Dam was constructed at the uppermost reaches of the Naka River as part of the national Nasunohara Development and Construction Project. Agricultural water...
Tochigi Prefecture Dam

0570-Shiobara Dam

Date of interview: 11/19/2014 (Wed.) On this day, I visited Nasu Shiobara in Tochigi Prefecture for the first time in four years. The last time I visited Nasu Shiobara, I took the bullet train to participate in a tour of the Yashio Dam and the Snakeo River Dam, but I felt it was a waste of a long trip, so this time I took the car and...
Hyogo Prefecture Dam

1482-Nagatani Oike Pond

Date: 04/20/2014 (Sun) The Hase Great Pond was the last stop on our tour of dams in the Tamba region. Hase Great Pond is an earth dam for irrigation only, and is a typical agricultural dam and reservoir with rice paddies downstream. The construction of the dam, however, has a history of hardship as evidenced by the stone monument on the site...
Hyogo Prefecture Dam

3367-Sanaka Dam

Date of interview: 04/20/2014 (Sunday) Sanaka Dam is an irrigation earth dam in Tamba-Sasayama, Hyogo Prefecture, and is one of four dams (Sanaka Dam, Tsubasaichi Dam, Hachimantani Dam, and Fujioka Dam) constructed as part of the Sasayama River Coastal Land Improvement Project Plan by the prefectural government's Irrigation and Drainage Project. ...
Dam in Shiga Prefecture

1355-Serikawa Dam

Date of visit: 2021/10/9 (Sat) & 2021/10/31 (Sun) The Serikawa Dam has been undergoing seismic reinforcement and equipment repair work for several years as part of the "2021 Great Repair" project. Personally, I had not yet visited the Serikawa Dam, the only dam in the Koto area of Shiga Prefecture, but recently the construction of the main body of the embankment was...
Hyogo Prefecture Dam

1512-Fujioka Dam

Date of interview: 04/20/2014 (Sun) Fujioka Dam is a rock-fill dam for irrigation in Tamba-Sasayama City, Hyogo Prefecture, and is one of four dams (Sanaka Dam, Fujioka Dam, Tsubaki Dam, and Yawataya Dam) constructed as part of the prefectural irrigation and drainage project as part of the Sasayama River ...
Hyogo Prefecture Dam

1493- Tsubuichi Dam

Date of interview: 04/20/2014 (Sun.) On this day, there was an award ceremony for a photo contest by the Japan Dam Association at Hiyoshi Dam, so I decided to visit the neighboring dams until it was time to attend that ceremony. I also decided to visit Tamba Sasayama for the first time in about three months. From the left bank...
Ehime Dam

2243-Yanase Dam / Ehime, Japan

Date of visit: 3/1/2014 (Sat.) From Shingu Dam, we came via National Route 319, which runs along the reservoir, to Yanase Dam, which is located upstream. In Shikoku, there is a dam in Tokushima, which is also pronounced "Yanase," so you may wonder "Which one is it? I was not sure which one it was....
Ehime Dam

2267-Shingu Dam

On this day, I came to Shikoku to participate in the "Meeting in Praise of the Hayamaura Dam" organized by dam enthusiast Yajaku-san. The Shingu Dam was built on the Doyama River, a tributary of the Yoshino River...
Dam in Aichi Prefecture

1241-Maeyama Dam

Date of interview: 2/8/2014 (Sat.) On this day, all of my good friends who are dam enthusiasts decided to go to "Kanefuku Mentai Park" in Tokoname, and we stopped by Maeyama Dam on the way (?). We stopped by the Maeyama Dam. The Maeyama Dam was originally a prefectural irrigation and drainage...
Kyoto Prefecture Dam

1382-Tomiei Pond/Tomisakaike

Date of interview: 1/4/2014 (Sat.) The last visit of the day was to Fuei-ike Pond. Like Mawari-ike and Nishigaya Dam, Fuei-ike is an important earth dam that supports agriculture. Stone monument and embankment on the left bank The stone monument reads, "Ice House Village. Icehouse nearby for offering ice to the Imperial Court...
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