Asian River Restoration Network (ARRN)

The Asian River Restoration Network was established in Nov. 2006 to support the exchange of information relating to environmental restoration of rivers and watersheds. JRRN has a role of ARRN secretariat currently.

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Contact us (Secretariat)

Lofty Chuoh Bldg., 7th Flr.

17-24, Shinkawa 1cho-me, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0033, JAPAN

Foundation for Riverfront Improvement and Restoration
Tel: +81-3-6228-3860
Fax: +81-3-3523-0640


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Restoration of Tsurumi River (Tokyo)

Tsurumi River basin was quite activated from the late 1960s with rapid city development, but it also came to have various problems such as flood control, environment, and disaster prevention. Given the situation that flood control safety level was hard to maintain, a committee of academic experts, basin local government, and river administrator was set to find a basin-wide solution for integration of river development and flood control measures. This is a pioneer of total flood control efforts in Japan. Beyond the basin measures such as rain runoff control, the local government’s urbanization plan and development projects were involved.

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