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Newly Registered Sites of ICID Heritage Irrigation Structures

At the 68th International Executive Council (IEC) held on 10th October 2017 in Mexico City, Mexico, ICID (International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage) decided to register 4 sites applied by Japanese National Committee of ICID as Heritage Irrigation Structures (HIS).

Heritage Irrigation Structures registered this time

  1. Doen Irrigation System (Aomori prefecture)
  2. Nasu Irrigation System (Tochigi prefecture)
  3. Matsubara-Muro Irrigation System (Aichi prefecture)
  4. Odai Irrigation Canal (Wakayama prefecture)

Reference

Register of ICID Heritage Irrigation Structure (HIS)
http://www.icid.org/icid_his1.html

Japanese National Committee of ICID
http://www.maff.go.jp/e/nousin/kaigai/icid/index.html

Contact

Overseas Land Improvement Cooperation Office,
Design Division,
Rural Development Bureau