River Projects

The purpose of river project is to protect the lives and livelihoods of Tokyo residents from disasters such as floods, storm surges, and landslides and to create attractive river environments and urban environments by implementing such measures as producing a relaxing and pleasant atmosphere in waterfront areas and promoting the use of rivers. In addition to proceeding with projects in the three principle areas: flood control measures for small and midsized rivers; measures against storm surge and earthquake for rivers in lowland areas; and landslide control measures for the Tama area and the islands, the Bureau is taking initiatives aimed at bringing back the greenery and vibrancy to waterfronts and turning rivers into appealing spaces that give comfort to people.


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