We introduce Hikawa Dam.
We padded bank body 2m in 2010 and we were powerful to bank high 58.5m, total storing water 7,100,000m3 in capacity (valid storing water 5,900,000m3 in capacity) and, in multipurpose dam where Hikawa Dam was completed in 1975, started operation afterwards. [Hikawa Dam redevelopment business]
We have function for learning, visit about dam including "observation station" which can overlook dam lake with us, and management ridge which we built with padding of bank body participates
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| From the Hikawa Dam aerial photograph ... downstream ... (2010.11.12 shooting)|| From the Hikawa Dam aerial photograph - upper reaches ... (2010.11.12 shooting)|
| We see from the downstream side of dam|
Dam management ridge, observation deck
It is 26m from surface of a lake in observation deck
It is 38m from surface of a lake on top balcony
As for the person wanting visit to dam, you see the following guidance, and, at first, please call.
It is guide of visit to dam.
| Inspection corridor (kansarou)|| Low water discharge valve|
Where is Hikawa Dam?
What kind of facility is there?
What kind of facility is there? (PDF: 643.5 kilobytes)
What is it for?
What is it for? (PDF: 584.6 kilobytes)
Work of dam management place?
Work of dam management place? (PDF: 620.6 kilobytes)
Structure of dam? When ... heavy rain fell; ...
Structure of dam? Time ... (PDF: 470 kilobytes) of ... heavy rain
Structure of dam? When with a few, water of ... river is ...
Structure of dam? When water of ... river decreased; ... (PDF: 552 kilobytes)
Form of dam?
[gravity-type concrete dam]