EBARA Delivers Drainage Pump to Sasayama Pumping Station (Kurume City)

EBARA CORPORATION (EBARA) has installed an additional large pump to drain rainwater flowing into the Sasayama Pumping Station (hereinafter referred to as "the facility")
EBARA Delivers Drainage Pump to Sasayama Pumping Station (Kurume City)

Drianage Pump inside the pump room (Image source: EBARA CORPORATION )


Kurume City is the third most populated city in Fukuoka Prefecture and has been urbanizing for about 40 years. It is now a lively area with railways, major roads, and various companies and universities. As the climate continues to change, this area has grown more prone to the risk of flooding due to heavy rainfall. The role of the facility in draining rainwater into the risk of flooding in the area has increased due to factors such as heavy rainfall. The role of the facility in draining rainwater into the Chikugo River, a Class A river system, has become increasingly important.

2. Overview

With the installation of this large pump, the drainage capacity of the facility has increased by approximately 1.2 times, reaching a drainage capacity of 34 tons per second.

Summary of Construction: Standby Pump (1650 Model VZGE) φ1650mm × 360 m3/min × 6.3m
Construction Period: July 26, 2022, to March 21, 2024
Location: Asahi-machi, Kurume City, Fukuoka Prefectur

3. Future Plans

We will contribute to the creation of a sustainable society as set forth in our long-term vision "E-Vision 2030" by supporting a sustainable society and social infrastructure so that people can live safe, secure and abundant lives.

The EBARA Group aims to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by addressing material issues identified in its long-term vision and executing the medium-term management plan to increase corporate value.

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