Urushizawa Dam

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Urushizawa Dam
Urushizawa Dam
Urushizawa Dam is located in Miyagi Prefecture
Urushizawa Dam
Urushizawa Dam is located in Japan
Urushizawa Dam
Location of Urushizawa Dam in Miyagi Prefecture
Official name 漆沢ダム
Location Kami, Miyagi, Japan
Coordinates 38°34′14.0″N 140°38′29″E / 38.570556°N 140.64139°E / 38.570556; 140.64139
Construction began 1970
Opening date 1981
Owner(s) Miyagi Prefecture
Dam and spillways
Type of dam central arch rockfall dam
Impounds Naruse River
Height 80.0 m
Length 310.0 m
Dam volume 2,200,000 m3
Creates Lake Narugen
Total capacity 18,000,000 m3
Catchment area 58.9 sq.km
Surface area 83 hectares

Urushizawa Dam (漆沢ダム, Urushizawa damu) is multi-purpose dam on the Naruse River in the town of Kami, in Miyagi Prefecture, in the Tohoku region of northern Japan. The dam was completed in 1980.[1] The dam is used for flood control, irrigation, tap water, industrial water, and hydroelectric power generation.


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