The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Kaneko is proceeding with the work of filling waterways with an emergency pump over the large-scale leak that is occurring at the water intake facility in Toyota City, Aichi Prefecture, and the test will be conducted as early as the 25th. It was revealed that the water supply could be resumed.

Due to the large-scale water leak at the intake facility in Toyota City, Aichi Prefecture, the supply of agricultural water to approximately 4,500 hectares of agricultural land in eight cities continues to be suspended.



Regarding this, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Kaneko, at a press conference after the Cabinet meeting on the 24th, is proceeding with the work of installing a pump in the Yahagi River as an emergency and filling the waterways and pipelines with water, and on the 25th at the earliest. Also revealed the prospect of resuming water supply on a trial basis.



It means that the area where water can be supplied is limited.



After that, the aim is to expand the area where water can be supplied so that the minimum amount of water required for agriculture can be supplied by the end of this month.



Minister Kaneko emphasized the idea of ​​urgent action, saying, "If the water outage period is prolonged, there are concerns about the effects of paddy rice, flowers, fruit trees, etc. We will strive to restore agricultural water as soon as possible so as not to affect production." bottom.

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