By Japan Commission on Large Dams - JCOLD

Overview of Japan’s lengthy water historical past, through the japanese fee on huge dams. ranging from the 7th century, while irrigation ponds have been first developed for paddy cropping, until eventually the start of the twenty first century. Elaborates on a variety of roles of dams: water provide, strength new release and flood keep watch over. Moreover, tries to explain the detrimental affects of dams at the common atmosphere and native societies, in addition to broad efforts made to lessen those affects. Includes appendices with location and features of major dams, administrative organs, river administration procedure and water assets improvement river structures and amenities to supply the whole photo. Richly-illustrated. meant for dam and water assets professionals.

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