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Asakura Triple Water Wheel

The Triple Water Wheel operation has been started on June 17 this year for water supply to rice

field around Chikugo river.

Asakura is the only area in Japan to use water wheels for irrigation. The irrigation system

used the Triple Water Wheel was completed in 1760.

The water is supplied from Yamada weir in Chikugo through the canal to the Triple Water Wheel. 

And then the water distributed to each rice field by Triple Water Wheel.


June 18, 2020

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