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JDR Vol.13 No.4 pp. 616-623
(2018)
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2018.p0616

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Comprehensive Inspection of Japanese Dams in Long-Term Operation

Masafumi Kondo*,† and Shuji Anan**

*National Institute for Land and Infrastructure Management (NILIM), Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT)
1 Asahi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0804, Japan

Corresponding author

**National Research and Development Agency Public Works Research Institute (PWRI), Ibaraki, Japan

Received:
December 4, 2017
Accepted:
December 24, 2017
Published:
August 1, 2018
Keywords:
dam, inspection, soundness evaluation, maintenance planning, life-span extension
Abstract

The Comprehensive Inspection of Dams was institutionalized by the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism for the dams managed by it in long-term operation. In this paper, this inspection is outlined, and its practical procedures and methods with the important technical notices for its implementation are presented.

Cite this article as:
M. Kondo and S. Anan, “Comprehensive Inspection of Japanese Dams in Long-Term Operation,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.13, No.4, pp. 616-623, 2018.
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