FY2005 Japan Society of Dam Engineers Technology Award
Award from Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism for distinguished people in promoting recycling
|Structure and scale||Gravity concrete dam, dam height: 75.8m; crest length: 280m; dam voltage: 359,500m³; reservoir water volume: 24,900,000m³|
Kutani Dam conducts flood control, and also secures drinking water and generates power (3,600kw). Although the dam appears to be a gravity arch at first glance, it is actually a gravity concrete dam. It has been called the most beautiful in Ishikawa Prefecture.