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Hōheikyō Dam

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Location  Hokkaidō, Japan.
Impounds  Toyohira River
Creates  Lake Jōzan
Height  102 m
Phone  +81 11-583-8110
Impound  Toyohira River
Opening date  1972
Length  305 m
Total capacity  47,100,000 m³
Opened  1972
Construction began  1965
Hōheikyō Dam
Address  Japan, 〒061-2301 Hokkaido Prefecture, Sapporo, Minami Ward, Jozankei, 7区
Hours  Open today · 9AM–4PMSunday9AM–4PMMonday(Vernal Equinox Day)10AM–3PMHours might differTuesday10AM–3PMWednesday10AM–3PMThursday10AM–3PMFriday10AM–3PMSaturday9AM–4PM
Similar  Jōzankei Dam, Hoheikyo Hot Spring, Izarigawa Dam, Takisato Dam, Kanayama Dam

Hōheikyō Dam (豊平峡ダム, Hōhei-kyō Damu) is a concrete Arch dam in Sapporo, Hokkaidō; Japan. It dams the Toyohira River. It is situated in Toya National Park. The dam was created for Irrigation as well as Flood control. The road leading to the dam has been closed off for regular car use, instead Hybrid electric busesare operated so the natural environment is protected. The dam's lake is known as Jozan Lake (定山湖),

Development

The construction of the dam began in 1965 and in 1972 the multipurpose dam was completed.

References

Hōheikyō Dam Wikipedia


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