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Lake Biwa Development

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Purpose FWI *See more -> the functions of the dam
Location 10 municipalities, Shiga Pref. *See more
River 121 Rivers, Lake Biwa System.
Gate Roller gate:12
Jet Flow gate:1
Flap gate:3
Crest Length(m) 235
Total Storage
(1,000m³)
27,500,000
Completion 1997
Details Lake Biwa Development was a project where lake banks, service roads, and drainage behind levee facilities were built, and Seta River overfall weir was reformed. The project reduces the downstream flood damage and supplies domestic and industrial water in the area of Osaka and Hyogo Pref. In the project, various measures were taken to alleviate the influence on the surrounding.

Location

Address
2-1-10 Katata, Otsu City ,Shiga Pref.
Phone No.
81-7-574-0680

Access

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Apprx.15 min. by walking from Katata sta. of JR Kosei Line

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