See also ‘Drainspotting on campus’.
Only in Nagoya – the water strider on a manhole cover. This water strider has replaced the previous 水 ‘water’ crest on lots of standard manhole covers of Nagoya City Waterworks & Sewerage Bureau.
A water strider on a slope.
Nagoya Castle with a shachihoko on fire extinguisher covers. The word 上水 is concealed in the design.
Two shachihoko extinguish fire.
… as do Higashiyama Water Tower and Nabeya-ueno Purification Plant.
Shachihoko adorn water cisterns in the Motoyama area.
Toilets to be used when a disaster hits.
Some miscellaneous Nagoya City manhole covers. Nagoya City adorns many of them with elaborate designs, true to its title as a UNESCO Creative City.
Rather large manhole covers of Nagoya City Transportation Bureau. Located near 名古屋市交通局唐山変電所.
A high-pressure manhole cover located outside Higashiyama Tennis Centre.
Manhole covers of Toyota Motor Corporation found in Karayamacho. トヨタのマンホール。
Manhole covers of 国土交通省 the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.
An oil tank in Sannomaru. 三の丸にある油槽。
An oil tank in Sankocho. 山香町にある油槽。
Toho Gas manhole covers. 東邦ガスのマンホール。