Flood mitigation in Tokyo

Flood mitigation in Tokyo

Tokyo is Japan’s capital city and is home to some 35 million people, 28% of the total population of Japan. The Region is located on an alluvial floodplain with Tokyo Bay on one side (1.5 .million Tokyo residents live below sea level). There are eight major rivers that flow through the Tokyo Basin including the Sumida River: the whole area is prone to flooding.