東広島市立図書館/東広島市デジタルアーカイブ

わたしたちの東広島市(英語)

1 Our towns

(6)Fukutomi Cho

日本語中国語ポルトガル語

Fukutomi Dam

Trivia【Fukutomi Dam】
The water held in this dam is enough to fill 26,000 elementary school pools (19 million kiloliters).
It is used as tap water in Fukutomi Cho. It is also sent to Ehime Prefecture through underwater pipes.

 
※A dam is a facility to retain water to prevent floods and use it as drinking water.

 
Roadside Station Kohan-no-sato

Opened in September 2010, this roadside station is located on Route 375 Bypass and surrounded by the lake water of Fukutomi Dam. It has the Interaction Center and Fureai Square. It also sells local specialties. It is a popular spot that attracts many people.
 Mr. Ueda, the station manager, says, “The roadside station was built to prevent local people from going their separate ways after the construction of the dam. We sell specialties and vegetables produced in Fukutomi Cho.”

Fureai Square with large playground equipment

Mr. Ueda, the station manager