Saigawa Dam (Nagano Prefecture)

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For the dam in Ishikawa Prefecture, see Saigawa Dam (Ishikawa Prefecture).
Saigawa Dam
Saigawahakuchoko lake dam 2006-12.jpg
Location Nagano Prefecture, Japan
Coordinates 36°18′25.6926″N 137°55′51.099″E / 36.307136833°N 137.93086083°E / 36.307136833; 137.93086083Coordinates: 36°18′25.6926″N 137°55′51.099″E / 36.307136833°N 137.93086083°E / 36.307136833; 137.93086083
Opening date 1923
Owner(s) Chubu Electric Power (Chuden)
Dam and spillways
Height 2.95 m (9.7 ft)
Length 268 m (879 ft)
Power station
Installed capacity 1700 kW

Saigawa Dam (犀川ダム Saigawa-damu?) is a dam in Nagano Prefecture, Japan on the Sai River.[1] Its lake is also known as Swan Lake (白鳥湖 Hakuchō-ko?) for the swans that come every winter.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.chuden.co.jp/resource/corporate/news_101_N10127.pdf
  2. ^ http://www.mtlabs.co.jp/shinshu/event/hakuchou.htm
  3. ^ http://www.i-turn.jp/白鳥湖犀川ダム湖|シベリアから安曇野へ飛来す.html