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Fukui Prefecture Dam

0939-Sasogawa Dam / Fukui Prefecture

Date of visit: Monday, July 29, 2023 The Sasao River Dam is located upstream of the Managawa Dam on the Sasao River, the right branch of the Managawa River. It was one of the dams I had always wanted to visit, but since the top edge of the dam is usually off-limits, I had no choice but to go for a tour during the "Friendship with Forest and Lake" season. However, the first time we went, my son...
Okayama Prefecture Dam

1905-Chiya Dam / Okayama Pref.

Date of interview: 2/18/2015 (Wed.) On this day, we were invited to go see the Shin Naruha River Dam together, and we stopped by the Senya Dam on the way. It looks like a direct-controlled dam because of its gorgeous equipment, but it is a Okayama Prefecture-owned dam. The time was around 7:40 in the morning. It was a sleet...
Wakayama Prefecture Dam

3131-Kirimegawa Dam / Wakayama Pref.

Date: 1/28/2015 (Wed.) I came here after hearing that the Kirimegawa Dam, which is under test flooding, is surcharged and overflowing. As I live in Aichi Prefecture, the route from Mie Prefecture is shorter in terms of driving distance, but since there are many sections where the expressway is not yet ...
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

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....
Okayama Prefecture Dam

1907-Tsugawa Dam

Date of interview: 12/10/2014 (Wed.) On this day, I decided to visit the dams in Okayama Prefecture to collect materials for the dam New Year greeting cards I make every year (even though it is already December), and Tsugawa Dam was the first dam I visited. Tsugawa Dam is a multi-purpose dam operated by Okayama Prefecture. The river flowing through Tsugawa Dam is called "Tsugawa...
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...
Dam in Mie Prefecture

1320-Katada Dam

Date of interview: 06/08/2014 (Sunday) I came to Katada Dam in Tsu City because there is a dam in Mie Prefecture that has a moco dam. Actually, I had visited there on May 31 of the same year, but was not able to enter that day and had to revisit the following week. The famous yakiniku restaurant Ichi Masubin in Mie...
Hyogo Prefecture Dam

3045-Mitakara Dam

Date of interview: 04/20/2014 (Sun) The Minosho area, where the Sanpo Dam is located, originally had "three wells" as the name of the area suggests, which were treasures for the residents to nurture their lives. Therefore, the Sanpo Dam was named in the hope that it would be a treasure as well...
Hyogo Prefecture Dam

3234-Kurikara Dam

Interview Date: 04/20/2014 (Sun) Kurigara Dam was originally constructed under the name of Nishiki Dam (Nishiki Dam). It is a gravity-type concrete dam designed to control floods in the Kurigara area, provide water for the water supply, and maintain the normal functioning of running water. The name "Kurigara" is derived from the ...
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....
Hyogo Prefecture Dam

3209-Mikumari Dam

Date of interview: 1/4/2014 (Sat.) The Mikumari Dam was the next dam we visited on this day after the Hachimantani Dam. The name of the dam is written in hiragana, which is unusual. The approach to Mikumari Dam from Hachimantani Dam looks like it can be reached from the upstream side of Mikumari Dam on the map, but on the way...
Dam in Gifu Prefecture

1129-Nyukawa Dam

Date:2013/10/6(Sun) with DAM NIGHT in Nagoya I went around the Kiso River dams to take dam photos for the presentation and exhibition, and my final destination was the Niu River Dam. The Niu River Dam is a multi-purpose dam operated by the Gifu Prefectural Government...
Dam in Gifu Prefecture

3629-Fujikogawa Dam

Date of report:2013/8/16 (Fri.) Fujikogawa Dam is located in Sekigahara Town, Gifu Prefecture, famous for the Battle of Sekigahara that divided the world. It is located close to the site of the battle, and is surrounded by the ruins of the camps of famous warlords such as Ukita Hideie, Otani Yoshitsugu, Konishi Yukinaga, and Shimazu Yoshihiro....
Saitama Prefecture Dam

0642-Urayama Dam

Date:July 15, 2013 (Mon) I went from Arima Dam to Chichibu City to have lunch, but all the places were full, so I wandered up to Urayama Dam thinking that there would be something to eat while moving around. I went to the Urayama Dam with my family, but they said they would wait in the car, so I just went around to take pictures...
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...
Dam in Mie Prefecture

1317-Kimigano Dam

Date of report:2013/07/06 (Sat) On this day, my family and I went for a drive to Anno Dam, and then visited this Kimigano Dam. In fact, the Kimigano Dam is one of the dams that I have not been able to visit despite the fact that it is relatively close by. On the way from Anno Dam to Kimigano Dam, we visited the Kumozu...
Dam in Toyama Prefecture

0873-Unazuki Dam

Date: 06/15/2013 (Sat.) - 06/16/2013 (Sun.) On this day, a dam enthusiast was going to be interviewed on TV in Unazuki, Toyama, so I went along with other enthusiasts from around the country. It was my first visit to Unazuki Dam, and I was looking forward to it, but...
Osaka Prefecture Dam

1431-Eiraku Dam

Date of visit: 06/08/2013 (Sat) After visiting Shintaki Pond, Takino Pond, and Inakura Pond, we entered the adjacent Kumatori Town from Izumisano City, and the fourth dam we visited that day was Eiraku Dam. Parking lot on the left bank Eiraku Dam is located in Okuyama Ameyama Nature Park, adjacent to Eiraku Dream Forest Park, and a hiking course...
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