As Typhoon Nanmadol Closing In, Officials Gathered at Feitsui Reservoir
August 27th, 2011, Central Weather Bureau of Taiwan launched a sea typhoon warning on the day Japanese Water Conservation agency officials visited the Feitsui Reservoir, during this special visit much of helpful information were exchanged and was beneficial to both sides.
The visit was organized by the Soil and Water Conservation Bureau, Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan, Journal of Chinese Soil and Water Conservation, and Chinese Institute of Disaster Prevention, whom invited National Association of Flood Prevention of Japan, Mr. Masao Okamoto and related experts, scholars, and government officials. The main purpose of this joint research seminar was to deal with soil and water conversation focusing on landslides devastation caused by typhoon Allie during 2004. The Japanese experts and officials who specifically hold a high degree of interest in engineering methods which preserves the soil better.
The overall trip was successful and yet eventful, the Japanese experts were pleased with the warm welcoming from reservoir officials and presented a pair of traditional Japanese chopsticks expressing their gratitude and blessing.
Photo 1 - Japanese scholars and organizers
Photo 2 - Landslides caused by typhoon Allie in ‘04
Photo 3 – Reservoir officials explaining the reservoir operation