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Press Release

Dissolution of Drought Management Headquarters of Tokyo Metropolitan Government Bureau of Waterworks

The Liaison Council for Drought Management of the Tonegawa River System* announced that it came to an entire cancellation of the water intake restriction at 9:00 a.m. on September 2nd (Wed) because the water storage volume of the 8 dams upstream on the Tonegawa River system has been recovering.

In response to this announcement, the Drought Management Headquarters of Tokyo Metropolitan Government Bureau of Waterworks, which was installed on June 14 (Tue), decided its dissolution owing to the entire cancellation of the water intake restriction at 9:00 a.m. on September 2nd.

We greatly appreciate the Tokyoites' long-time cooperation for water-saving.

In the future, we will also expect the Tokyoites to comprehend and cooperate with daily water-saving so that a finite amount of water resources would be used effectively.

* Liaison Council for Drought Management of Tonegawa River System:
A Council consisting of Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Kanto Regional Development Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Kanto Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Kanto Agricultural Administration Bureau, Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Chiba Prefectural Government, Saitama Prefectural Government, Ibaraki Prefectural Government, Gunma Prefectural Government, Tochigi Prefectural Government, and Incorporated Administrative Agency Japan Water Agency.

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