FY2007 Japan Society of Dam Engineers Technology Award

Orderer Incorporated Administrative Agency Japan Water Agency
Completion 2008
Structure and scale Rockfill dam, dam height: 161m; crest length: 427m; dam voltage: 13,700,000m³; reservoir water volume 660,000,000m³
Location Gifu Prefecture
Application Multi-purpose dam

This giant dam has the top total reservoir capacity in Japan of 660 million m³ by a commanding degree at approximately double the size of Hamana Lake, as well as the top height of a multi-purpose rockfill dam.