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Last Update: Apr. 3, 2017

Abe river
Abe river

Overview of River Division

@The River Division is developing technological standards and technologies on rivers to support river projects of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism and municipal governments. It is studying methods that are feasible in all rivers in Japan for investigating channel designs and for maintaining river control facilities, and is developing monitoring and analytical methods. Technological advice is also given on individual river projects of the regional development bureaus of the ministry, etc. Flood monitoring, disaster surveys, and hydraulic experiments are conducted for technological investigations, and the results are reflected in standards developed.

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River Division, River Department,
National Institute for Land and Infrastructure Management,
Ministory of Land, Infrastructre, Transport and Tourism
Asahi 1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-0804 Japan
E-mail:nil-river"at"ml.mlit.go.jp