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Kasumigaura Canal

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Purpose
1.Irrigation water
Max. intake: 17.80m³/s (Benefited land: approx. 19,700ha)
2.Domestic water
Max. intake:0.58m³/s (Water supply population: approx. 300,000)
3.Industrial water
Max. intake:1.06m³/s (about 160 institutions)
Benefited Area
Irrigation water
Ibaraki Pref.
Tsuchiura City, Ishioka City, Kasama City, Sakuragawa City, Tsukubsa City, Chikusei City, Shimotsuma City, Yuki City, Bando City, Koga City, Jyoso City, Sakae Town, Yachiyo Town (13 Cities and Towns)
Domestic water
Ibaraki Pref.
Kasumigaura City, Tsuchiura City, Ishioka City, Sakuragawa City, Chikusei City, Shimotsuma City, Yuki City, Jyoso City, Yachiyo Town (8 cities and a town)
Industrial water
Ibaraki Pref.
Kasumigaura City, Tsuchiura City, Sakuragawa City, Chikusei City, Shimotsuma City, Tsukuba City, Yuki City, Bando City, Koga City, Jyoso City, Sakai Town, Moriya City, Toride City, Tsukubamirai City (13 Cities and a Town)
Facilities Kasumigaura Pumping Station (Pumping station, Intake, Sediment Pond)
Water conveyance canal (Length= approx. 21.0km, Diameter=2,200mm, double way)
Tunnel(Length=approx. 14.0km, horse shoe shaped section 3,800mm)
Water pipe (Length=approx. 13.0km, diameter=1,800-2,400 mm, double way) (Length= approx. 5.0km diameter 2,200 mm, single way)
Completion 1993
Details Kasumigaura Canal is sourced from Kasumigaura Lake. Water is pumped up and then conveyed through the main pipeline running under Mt. Tsukuba to the southwestern part of Ibaraki Prefecture for irrigational, domestic, and industrial water. Irrigational water is supplied to approx. 11,000 ha of rice paddy fields in 22 municipalities, and approx. 8,700 ha of dry fields. Domestic water is supplied to about 300,000 people.
Gamaccho and friends
Gamaccho and friends

Location

Address
359 Ushiwata, Kasumigaura City, Ibaraki Pref.,
Phone No.
81-29-898-221

Access

Train
Apprx.20 min. by taxi from Tsuchiura sta. of JR Joban line
Apprx.15 min. by taxi from Kandatsu sta. of JR Joban line
Car
Joban Expressway Tsuchiura-Kita IC
Apprx.30 min. from Tsuchiura-Kita IC

Award

Tourist Spots

Ibaraki Prefectural Flower Park
Ibaraki Prefectural Flower ParkThis Ibaraki Prefectural Flower Park is located in the Northwest of Lake Kasumigaura and has the open space of about 30 ha, consisting of various flower gardens and greens, including the garden of roses, Irises Japonica, hydrangeas, lilies, dahlias, and pheasants' eyes.
Photo by "Ibaraki Prefectural Flower Park" HP
See more ->Ibaraki Prefectural Flower Park (Only Japanese)
Mt. Tsukuba
Mt. TsukubaMt. Tsukuba is one of the famous 100 beautiful mountains of Japan. Though its height is just 877m above sea level, it will give you a grand view of surroundings from the twin peaks, i.e. beautiful low mountain ranges, Lake Kasumigaura and rice fields. THe local bus will take you to the Tsukuba Shrine in the middle of the mountain. You can take a cable car almost to the peak. After a few minutes walk, you can take a ropeway down to the middle. With those rides, you can make a round excursion here.
Photo by "IBARAKI NAVI" HP
See more ->IBARAKI NAVI

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