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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.
Nagano Prefecture Dam

3280-Minamiaki Dam

Interview Date: 08/17/2014 (Sun) After visiting Kurobe Dam and Utsukushi-ga-hara Highland Museum of Art in Toyama on a 2-day/1-night family trip, we came to Minamiasagi Dam. The white limestone riprap looks like a chalk castle, and it is more beautiful than it sounds. The Namisaki Dam is a pumped-storage power...
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 ...
Saitama Prefecture Dam

0640-arima dam

Date of visit: 07/15/2013 (Monday) I stayed two nights in Tachikawa, Tokyo due to a dam mania exhibition at the Sagami Lake Exchange Center, and decided that it would be a waste to go home via Chichibu on the Chuo Expressway. The place...
Osaka Prefecture Dam

1429-Inakura Pond

Date of interview: 06/08/2013 (Sat) After visiting Shintaki Pond and Takino Pond, we next visited Inakura Pond. From the map, we got the impression that, like Shintaki Pond, Inakura Pond is a place for citizens to relax, with a playing field and the Izumisano City Outdoor Activity Center. Stone monument on the right bank Ten...
Fukui Prefecture Dam

0951-Masutani Dam

Date of visit:2013/04/29 (Mon.) We moved from the Futatsuya Diversion Weir to the Masudani Dam. We were told in advance at the Hirono Dam management office that the road on the right bank of the Masudani Dam was closed due to construction, so we visited the dam from the left bank first. The Masudani Dam was constructed by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries of...
Iwate Prefecture Dam

0277-isawa dam

After visiting Ishibuchi Dam and having lunch at Yakeishi Qua Park Himekayu, the next stop was Isawa Dam. View of the embankment from downstream The Isawa Dam is so huge that even a wide-angle lens could not capture the full view when close to the embankment. View of the embankment from downstream View of the flow guide wall...
Iwate Prefecture Dam

0235-Ishibuchi Dam

Date of report:2012/9/15 (Sat) I am afraid that this is not the most up-to-date information on the Ishibuchi Dam, which has been stocked for seven years, but since this dam is now a phantom, I would like you to think that this disclosure is a memorial to the...
Dam in Shiga Prefecture

1359-Ishida River Dam

Date of visit: Saturday, March 10, 2012 Location: Kadokawa, Imazu-cho, Takashima City, Shiga Prefecture I stopped by on my way home from visiting the Otsuro Dam test discharge, but it was too late in the evening and there was quite a bit of snow on the ground to get close to the embankment. View of the levee downstream from the right bank.
Kanagawa Prefecture Dam

0702-Miho Dam

Date of interview: 2011/11/23 (Wed., holiday) Location: Kamioda, Yamakita-cho, Ashigarakami-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture The Sanpo Dam is a Kanagawa Prefecture-owned rock-fill dam built on the Kawachi River in the Sako River system. On this day, I was to appear in a talk live at the "Dam Mania Exhibition" held at the Sagami Lake Exchange Center near Sagami Dam...
Dam in Gifu Prefecture

1110-Ookurodani Dam

Date: Sunday, July 3, 2011Location: 185-2, Aza-Daikokuya, Onogami-Sato, Shokawa-cho, Takayama City, Gifu PrefectureGathering place: Hirugano Kogen Ski Resort (This was 6 years ago, but I'm very sorry) Power Development Corporation kindly allowed us to visit Daikokuya Dam and Hakusui Dam, which were originally off limits to the public...
Dam in Aichi Prefecture

1232-Yahata Regulating Pond

The Yahata Regulating Pond is a central barrier-type rockfill dam dedicated to irrigation water, constructed at the end of the Nanbu-Kira Trunk Canal as part of the state-run Yahagigawa River Comprehensive Project. The dam provides a stable water supply as a source of water for the former Hazu Town. It is also an unusual dam, with beautiful flowers blooming on the riprap and looking like an earth dam despite being a rockfill dam. / Rockfill dam / 22.7m
Dam in Aichi Prefecture

3000-Gamagoori Adjustment Pond

Gamagori Regulating Pond is a regulating reservoir for the western trunk canal of the Toyokawa water supply managed by the Japan Water Agency. The area downstream of the embankment is maintained as a park and was crowded with many families. This Gamagori adjustment pond is located a little far from the center of Gamagori City, which is a production area of mandarin oranges and a driving spot for Aichi Prefecture residents, such as Laguna Gamagori and Takeshima. / Rockfill dam / 43.2m
Dam in Tottori Prefecture

2931-dono dam/tonodamu

Tono Dam, located in Tottori Prefecture, is a multi-purpose rock-fill dam under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. Its main features are a cascade-type flood discharge and an airlock-type continuous siphon intake system. We visited the dam site six hours after receiving information that the test discharge was about to start, but unfortunately it was a day too early and we were not allowed to enter the dam site.... / Rockfill dam / 75m
Dam in Aichi Prefecture

1233-Kotozawa Adjustment Pond

The Kotosawa Regulating Pond is located in Koda-cho, Nukata-gun, south of Okazaki City, Aichi Prefecture, and is a central impervious zone-type rockfill dam under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries for irrigation purposes only. Although it looks like an earth dam at a glance, it is a rockfill dam. It is also the core dam of the national Yahagigawa River Comprehensive Project, and is an important source of irrigation water for Koda Town, Kira Town, and Hazu Town. / Earth dam / 20.5m
Dam in Shiga Prefecture

1358-Hinogawa Dam

The Hino River Dam is properly a gravel fill dam (more precisely, a central core gravel fill dam), which is not made of larger stones like a rock-fill dam, but of raised gravel. The dam is loved by the local people as a place for recreation such as fishing and walking, and even though it is small in scale, it works well...that is the image of this dam. / Rockfill dam / 25m
Dam in Shiga Prefecture

1366-Zao Dam

The Zao Dam was built to secure water for agriculture of 4,986 ha of rice paddies and 225 ha of fields in Omihachiman City, Ryuo Town, Hino Town, and Higashiomi City, Gamo-gun, and is not a particularly remarkable dam. This is one of the important agricultural water utilization facilities in the Higashiomi area, so it is quietly watching over agriculture.... / Rockfill dam / 56m
Shizuoka Prefecture Dam

1176-Okuno Dam / Shizuoka Prefecture

Okuno Dam is a prefectural rockfill dam located in Ito City, Izu Peninsula, Shizuoka. It is a multi-purpose dam built to protect the city of Ito. It has many attractions, but there are also some mysterious parts, such as the flood discharge, which is rumored to be morning glory-shaped (laugh). / Rockfill dam / 63m
Dam in Shiga Prefecture

1364-Ozuchi Dam

The Aodo Dam is a versatile rock-fill dam operated by Shiga Prefecture with a flood discharge resembling a "dam pit" that is unique in the world. The park, called "Aodo-Dam Echo Valley," offers camping, barbecues, fishing, and other activities. This is a dam that is full of things to see and do, and that families can surely enjoy to their heart's content. / Rockfill dam / 43.5m
Tochigi Prefecture Dam

0578-Kuriyama Dam/Kuriyama Dam

Kuriyama Dam is a rockfill dam that functions as an upper reservoir for pumped-storage power generation with Imaichi Dam (0579-Imaichi Dam/Imaichi Dam) as a lower reservoir. The dam is interesting on the way to the dam, as it is visible after passing through a pasture, its gate, and a tunnel. It is recommended for driving, hiking, mountain climbing, etc. / Rockfill dam / 97.5m
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