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Dam table [W]


Name of dam Prefecture Dam type Purpose Height FY Completed
Wachi Dam Kyoto
G
P
25.2
1968
Wada Dam Aomori
R
F
44.0
1996
Wadagawa Dam Toyama
G
FAWIP
21.0
1967
Wagatani Dam Ishikawa
G
FNP
56.5
1964
Waidani-ike Okayama
R
A
25.6
1960
Wajiki Dam Kochi
G
FNW
51.0

Wakamiyatani Dam Tokushima
G
P
32.2
1935
Wakasugi Bosai Dam Oita
G
FA
33.5
1965
Wakatsuchi Dam Toyama
A
P
26.0
1960
Wakayama Dam Ishikawa
E
A
25.4
1963
Wakka Dam Hokkaido
E
A
25.5
1925
Washi Dam Fukui
GA
P
44.0
1968
Watanose Dam Hiroshima
G
P
34.5
1956

Notes:
1. Dam purposes are abbreviated as follows:
A: Agricultural irrigation   F: Flood control   I: Water supply for industry   N: Non-specified, river flow maintenance
P: Hydropower   R: Recreation   S: Snow melting &removing   W: Water supply

2. Dam types are abbreviated as follows:
A: Arch   B: Buttress   CSG: Trapezoidal CSG   E: Earthfill   FA: Asphalt face fill   FC: Asphalt core fill   G: Gravity
GF: Gravity concrete & fill dam (compound)   HG: Hollow gravity   MA: Multi-arch   R: Rockfill

3. The fiscal year (FY) in Japan is from April 1 to March 31 of the following year.

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