A large-scale leak occurred at the water intake of the water supply that supplies industrial water to 131 offices in central Aichi prefecture, and according to the prefecture, water could not be taken at all from 5 am on the 18th.

At the moment, there is no prospect of recovery, and the water stored in the water purification plant will be exhausted in about 4 hours, so the prefecture expects that the water supply will stop before 9 am.

According to Aichi Prefecture, a large-scale leak occurred at the industrial water intake in Toyota City on the early morning of the 17th, and it became impossible to pump water around 6 pm.

We have taken measures such as installing a temporary pump, but it means that we could not take water at all around 4:45 am on the 18th.



According to the prefecture, there is no prospect of recovery so far, and the water stored in the water purification plant located downstream will be exhausted in about 4 hours, so it is expected that water supply to the office will stop before 9 am. is.



This water supply supplies industrial water to 131 business establishments in 12 local governments in the Nishi-Mikawa region of central Aichi prefecture, such as Toyota City, Kariya City, and Anjo City, and most of them are business establishments of large automobile-related companies. about it.



The prefecture is requesting the Tokai Regional Agricultural Administration Bureau, which manages the intake, to install a temporary pump that can secure a sufficient amount of water intake, but the outlook is not clear.



The prefecture is calling on businesses that use water services to reduce their usage as much as possible, and will investigate whether there will be any impact in the future.

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