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Shiraiwa Sabo Dam

Shiraiwa Sabo Dam
Masao Akagi
Masao Akagi

Name Shiraiwa Sabo Dam
Prefecture Toyama Pref.
Name of Main River Joganji River
Name of Branch Yukawa-River
Year of Completion 1939
Managed by Tateyama Sabo Work Office, MLIT
Comment The highest sabo dam in Japan, and the most famous sabo dam among the works designed by Masao Akagi. An episode remains that Akagi and Kaba, both noted civil engineers in the early days, contended over the construction priority of this dam and Hongu Sabo Dam.
Data Source Sabo Frontier Foundation Material