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Approach of Water Works Bureau in 2016 Kumamoto earthquake

Last update date September 25, 2020

We dispatched the staff toward affected areas support in the Kumamoto earthquake in 2016.
We carried out this dispatch based on request from nonprofit foundation JAPAN WATER WORKS ASSOCIATION ("JAPAN WATER WORKS ASSOCIATION" as follows.).

List of dispatch

The first corps

Activity period

From Sunday, April 17 to Thursday, April 21

The dispatch number of people

Four people

Contents of support, dispatch

  • Transportation (Kumamoto-shi) of 10,000 bags of water supply bags
  • Investigation into damage situation and technical support (Mashiki-machi) for restoration

The second corps

Activity period

From Thursday, April 21 to Wednesday, April 27

The dispatch number of people

Four people

Contents of support, dispatch

Leak of water investigation (Kumamoto-shi)

The third corps

Activity period

From Wednesday, April 27 to Tuesday, May 3

The dispatch number of people

11 (three adjustment corpses, emergency restoration corps eight)

Contents of support, dispatch

  • Emergency restoration of water supply facility
  • Local contact adjustment with business entities

(Kumamoto-shi, Mashiki-machi)

The fourth corps

Activity period

  • From Sunday, May 1 to Saturday, May 7
  • From Tuesday, May 3 to Monday, May 9

The dispatch number of people

  • Four (four emergency restoration corpses)
  • 12 (three adjustment corpses, emergency restoration corps nine)

Contents of support, dispatch

  • Emergency restoration of water supply facility
  • Local contact adjustment with business entities

(Kumamoto-shi, Mashiki-machi)

Dispatch company of emergency restoration corps

As there was dispatch request of water supply works company with machine parts and technique necessary for emergency restoration from JAPAN WATER WORKS ASSOCIATION in conjunction with dispatch of the staff after the third corps, it hit local work with water supply works company which we asked for through Yokohama construction industry association and Yokohama-shi tubing cooperative.

The third corps, the fourth corps (from Tuesday, May 3 to Monday, May 9)

Six Koshin Kogyo (we ask through association of Yokohama construction industry)
Corporation smoothly four (ask through Yokohama-shi tubing cooperative)

The fourth corps (from Sunday, May 1 to Saturday, May 7)

kowakan*kabushikikaisha four (we ask through Yokohama-shi tubing cooperative)

State of dispatch activity

Image of state to carry water supply bag
State (the first corps) to carry water supply bag


Image which has leak of water investigation using leak of water investigation apparatus
Using leak of water investigation apparatus leak of water investigation (the second corps)


Image which discovers leak of water from service pipe
We discover leak of water from service pipe (the third corps)


Image of meeting of work contents
Meeting (the fourth corps) of work contents


Press release accompanied with dispatch

Inquiry about water supply to Water Works Bureau customer Service Center

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Telephone: 045-671-3105

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Fax: 045-212-1155

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