Yokohama-shi top page ＞ Water Works Bureau top page ＞ Press release ＞ It is time travel in history of modern water supply! We hold commemorative event for modern water supply foundation 130 years
[press release document]
On forthcoming October 17, 2017, modern water supply is founded in Yokohama and reaches 130 years. It was made the cause of instruction of British engineer Henry Spenser Palmer, and water supply of Yokohama was born as Channel in first Japanese modern times. We hold event to be able to know the history to all of you happily. Come to meeting place by all means.
From Sunday, October 15 11:00 to 16:00
(2-3, Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama-shi)
(Minatomirai Station direct connection, Queen's Square Yokohama the first floor)
|"Sean of sheep"
Goodwill ambassador who connects U.K. and Yokohama
ⒸAardman Animations Ltd 2017
|Water Works Bureau character
We carry out with company, group working on water source maintenance as partner together!
History course (the Water Works Bureau staff) of from 11:00 to 11:30 opening .130 years
It is photography society with Water Works Bureau character "hama pyon" British animation "Sean of sheep" for from 11:45 to 12:15
Screening society of history picture of from 12:25 to 12:55 Yokohama Channel 130 years
It is photography society with Water Works Bureau character "hama pyon" British animation "Sean of sheep" for from 13:05 to 13:35
From 13:50 to 14:20 water source maintenance special course
("we glass" participant companies: Ito En, Ltd., METAWATER)
From 14:30 to 15:00 home delivery of cooked foods Channel classroom - filtration experiment ... (the Water Works Bureau staff)
Let's know world water regime for from 15:10 to 15:40 (international NGO water aid Japan)
・Display of modern water supply history panel
・Game (delivery to home) using water
・VR experiences (international NGO water aid Japan)
※When coverage is hoped for, come to the field directly on the day. In addition, as there is not parking lot in meeting place, you use public transport, or please use toll parking lot nearby.
We filter water which we took in from rivers and are water supply to supply with water by existence pressure using iron pipes.
We have you support by contribution such as company, group to maintain forest at the head of a river of 2,873 hectares that City of Yokohama, Water Works Bureau owns in Doshi-mura, Yamanashi and carry out PR of importance of water source by collaboration. We conclude agreement with a total of 17 people so far.
Acceptance of prior camping by representative of British OLYMPIC team in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Paralympics was decided, and Yokohama-shi was registered with British host town. In this way, "Sean of sheep" took office as goodwill ambassador who became the U.K. and go-between of Yokohama. U.K.-born Sean publicizes Yokohama Channel made by British engineer by this event (press release: on March 23, 2017 Policy Bureau wound promotion section).