Urban Water in Japan

1st Edition

Rutger de Graaf, Fransje Hooimeijer

CRC Press
Published June 4, 2008
Reference - 242 Pages
ISBN 9780415453608 - CAT# SW3607
Series: Urban Water Series

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Summary

Water control is essential to Japan, as more than half of its invested capital is concentrated in elevations under sea level and the majority of the island nation is exceptionally vulnerable to flooding. To avoid potential crisis, the Japanese have developed exceptionally innovative water management practices. Offering the unique perspective of Dutch engineers, considered the world’s most progressive urban water experts, this volume provide a detailed look at how Japan has developed its modern water system. It looks at the system of Tokyo city, discusses river management practices and urban flood control throughout the country, and considers the impact that these innovations have had on delta regions.

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