Regarding the large-scale leak that occurred at the water intake facility in Toyota City, Aichi Prefecture, the Tokai Regional Agricultural Administration Bureau, which manages the facility, is preparing to resume the supply of agricultural water and wants to start supplying it as a trial measure soon. I showed my thoughts.

Regarding the large-scale water leak that occurred at the water intake facility in the Yahagi River in Toyota City, the Tokai Regional Agricultural Administration Bureau, which manages the facility, pumped water directly from the river, limiting the amount of industrial water used and resuming supply. , Agricultural water continues to be unavailable.



Regarding this, Katsutoshi Kobayashi, director of the Tokai Regional Agricultural Administration Bureau, held a press conference on the morning of the 22nd, saying, "We started yesterday with preparations for resuming the supply of agricultural water. Currently, 109 pumps are installed. Pumps in each direction. We are asking for cooperation to secure this, and we would like to install more in the future. "



He emphasized that it is a pilot supply, saying, "We are about to reach the stage where farmers will be flooded with water in the near future. However, this is a pilot measure for full-scale supply by the end of May." Did.



Agricultural officials are calling for the early resumption of agricultural water at the time of rice planting, and the Meiji Aqueduct Land Improvement Zone, which manages agricultural water, will also have five pumps on the nearby Saruwatari River from the afternoon. Is set up to pump up water and take it into agricultural water.

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