The Tokai Regional Agricultural Administration Bureau, which manages the large-scale water leak at the water intake facility in Toyota City, Aichi Prefecture, will double the number of pumps by the end of this month to resume the supply of agricultural water. , I want to strengthen my ability to pump water.

On the other hand, Aichi Prefecture is making adjustments so that water can be pumped from other rivers near the irrigation canal.

The Tokai Regional Agricultural Administration Bureau, which manages large-scale water leaks at the water intake facility in the Yahagi River in Toyota City, Aichi Prefecture, pumps water directly from the river and limits the amount of industrial water used from the night of the 19th. The supply has been resumed, but there is no prospect of resuming the supply of agricultural water.



Katsutoshi Kobayashi, director of the Tokai Regional Agricultural Administration Bureau, said at a press conference on the morning of the 20th that as of 10 am, he had increased the number of pumps to 56 and was able to supply about 3 tons of water per second.



On top of that, Director Kobayashi said, "We believe that we have secured the pumps necessary for supplying industrial water, and we would like to take measures so that we can resume water supply to agricultural water as soon as possible by the end of May." He expressed his intention to adjust the installation location, etc. with the aim of increasing the number of operating pumps to about 110, which is about double the current number.



On the other hand, Aichi Prefecture is making adjustments so that water can be pumped not only from the Yahagi River but also from other rivers close to the irrigation canal and agricultural drainage canals in order to increase the amount of water flowing into the irrigation canal at an early stage. increase.

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