Nagawado Dam

Nagawado Dam
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Nagawado Dam
Nagawado Dam is located in Japan
Nagawado Dam
Location of Nagawado Dam in Japan
LocationNagano Prefecture, Japan
Coordinates36°07′57″N 137°43′05″E / 36.13250°N 137.71806°E / 36.13250; 137.71806Coordinates: 36°07′57″N 137°43′05″E / 36.13250°N 137.71806°E / 36.13250; 137.71806
Construction began1961
Opening date1969
Dam and spillways
CreatesAsuza Lake
Total capacity123,000,000 m³
Catchment area380.5 km²
Surface area274.0 ha
Power Station
Operator(s)Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO)
Installed capacity623 MW

Nagawado Dam (Japanese: 奈川渡ダム) is a dam in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, on the Azusa River completed in 1969.[1] The dam is located in Azumi, Matsumoto City.

Construction began in 1961. The construction of the dam created Lake Azusa.

The Azumi Power Station is operated by Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO). The dam is part of the Azusa 3 Dams, along with Midono Dam; and the Inekoki Dam. The dams use pumped-storage hydroelectricity.

See also


  1. ^ Nagawado Dam [Nagano Pref.] Retrieved 2018-07-15.

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