Ishibuchi Dam

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Ishibuchi Dam
Location Iwate Prefecture, Japan
Construction began 1945
Opening date 1953
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Embankment, rock-fill
Impounds Isawa River
Height 53 m (174 ft)
Length 345 m (1,132 ft)
Dam volume 443,000 m3 (579,000 cu yd)
Total capacity 16,150,000 m3 (13,090 acre·ft)
Catchment area 154 km2 (59 sq mi)
Surface area 108 ha (270 acres)

Ishibuchi Dam (石淵ダム?) was an embankment dam on the Isawa River in Iwate Prefecture, Japan, constructed between 1945 and 1953. It was submerged by the reservoir of the taller and larger Isawa Dam downstream in 2013.[1]


  1. ^ "Ishibuchi Dam" (in Japanese). Dam Net. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 

Coordinates: 39°06′48″N 140°54′13″E / 39.11333°N 140.90361°E / 39.11333; 140.90361