Overview of Water Supply System in City of Yokohama Promotional Video ”Growth Depends on Water”

A. Case Study Overview

1. Activity/ Project Title:
Overview of Water Supply System in City of Yokohama Promotional Video ”Growth Depends on Water”
2. Themes:
Infrastructure, SDGs
3. Summary:  

The growth of urban cities depends on stable water supply. Yokohama Waterworks Bureau supplies safe and stable water to the 3.7 million citizens in Yokohama in a sustainable way. This promotional video introduces the overview of water supply system in Yokohama which has been established responding to various historical events such as large earthquake and population expansion.

4. Sector:
City : Yokohama Waterworks Bureau
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6. Project Site :
City of Yokohama
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B. Objective:

8. Objectives:
Safe and stable water supply

C. Activities

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Since the establishment of Japan’s first water supply system in Yokohama in 1887, Yokohama Waterworks has continuously accumulated water supply technologies in multiple fields such as water purification, water quality analysis, distribution management and leakage prevention. In addition to advanced technologies, the bureau achieved the efficient operation such as pressure control based on block system reflecting topological features, and it also works on disaster risk reduction and sound business management.
Furthermore, the bureau contributes to improving water supply in other countries utilizing its technological capacity and knowhow.

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