On November 27, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism's Housing Bureau and Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry started the discussion on flood countermeasures for high-rise apartment electrical equipment.
The background of the discussion was the typhoon No. 19 that occurred this fall, when the underground high-voltage electrical equipment in the apartment in Kawasaki City was inundated, causing a power outage that caused the elevators and toilets to become unusable.
By the end of 2020, the guidelines will be compiled and spread to users such as developers and general contractors and management associations. The policy is to compile information that is easy to understand for people in various positions, including a collection of case studies.