How Japan Keeps Millions of Residents Safe From Floods

Published : 8/11/2018

The Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel is the largest underground water facility in the world.

Built to protect residents from constant flooding, the system drains rainwater to a massive tunnel underground that then redirects the flow to a nearby river that can handle the influx of water.

Thanks to the ingenuity of the drainage system, Japan’s residents are kept high and dry.

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