Welcome to the website of The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate!
In addition to the information about our Directorate and tasks related to water management, you can get an insight into our national and international projects as well. The website is regularly updated with data on water level and hydro-meteorology. News, events linked to various water management issues and interests all diversify the content together with the webcam recordings and photos extending the technical descriptions.
Wishing a pleasant and useful browsing,
Mr László Márk
The fresh water resource of Earth is not inexhaustive, that we have believed. We must much greater attend to protect our environment to take circumtance and limpidity of water. The presence of water determines our days and here in Europe we take it for granted, that drinkwater and water in good quality is always available in sufficient quantities.
On 15th June 2015 the Ministry of Interior launched the Project ‘Water retention and land use change planning of the Ancient Dráva Programme’ with a forum within the annual development framework of the Environmental and Energy Operative Programme 2015.
The study can be downloaded in PDF format by clicking on the picture below.
The closing event of the Project “Water replenishment in the ‘Cún-Szaporca’ oxbow within the Ancient Dráva Programme” was held on 19th November 2015 where Mr Zsolt Tiffán, the Government Commissioner - being responsible for controlling and harmonizing the tasks linked to the realization of the Ancient Dráva Programme -, welcomed the invited guests.
The press release about the investment can be downloaded in PDF format by clicking below:
We are glad to inform you about the family programs of Janus Pannonius Museum – Department of Natural History schedule for March and April.
Again, as last year, smartphone application helps to access the calls for proposals and programmes of the World Water Day. Through the application called ‘World Water Day’ within EVENT@HAND one can get information about the national events of the World Water Day, the national calls for junior competition issued by the Danube Museum and the regional, local calls for proposals.
The Hungarian Hydrological Society in Borsod County and the Faculty of Earth Science and Engineering of University of Miskolc announced a call for proposal of Poster / Photo competition of World Water day 2017 with special attention of centenary year of Hungarian Hydrological Society:
The Stockholm Junior Water Prize was established in 1997 and this prize is the best-known international youth award in the field of water management. On this especial and high-quality competition, which is the part of the the annual World Water Week, is great honor to participate. The Patroness, Victoria, the swedish crown princess, meets the participnats of the last round of a contest and gives the prize personaly to the winner, which is 15.000 dollar and a crystal statue.Interests Archive
Last year a team named „Gátvéder” of General Directorate of Water Management took part like a gamer in the quiz show of a hungarian commercial channel. During the quiz game the team won a significant amount with it’s excellent knowledge, the team wanted to grant – as it was promised in the show - a dike keeper with the money of the prize won for his eminent merit rating activities.
Within the framework of the occasion of World Water Day ceremony in Budapest Mr. Sándor Dr. Pintér, Minister of Interior laureated three employees of South-transdanubian Water Management Directorate.
At 21th March 2017 the first semester students in Faculty of Hydrobiology of University of Pécs, Faculty of Science and some PhD students of Department of Hydrobiology visited within the framework of Msc course of „Hydrobiology” the Head of South-transdanubian Water Management Directorate, where the students could get to know in the frame of colorful presentations with four main responsibilities, the main projects of Directorate and the daily working activities.
Mr. Miklós Ift, the former chairman and Mr. Zoltán Bencs, the chairman of Hungarian Hydrological Society County Somogy - in occassion of World Water Day - took part in talk show titled Hatszemközt series of the Kapos Television Show at 21th March 2017.
International World Water Day is held annually on 22 March, from the officially designation of United Nations General Assembly in 1993, as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. The main objective of this day is to strenght the knowledge and importance of the role and protection of water to the next generation.News archive
The employees of Duna-Dráva National Park Directorate are waiting for the visitors with guided tours, children programmes and presentations in 2017.
In this year the National nuclear accident prevention practise is held 15-16th November 2016, on which according to the events of the scenario besides the National Technical Directive Board (OMIT) the 5 concerned water management directorates take part as well.
The Hungarian Hydrological Society’s Regional Organisation of County Baranya and TETTYE FORRÁSHÁZ Ltd. will hold a joint Professional Day titled "Rolling Development Plan at Tettye Forrásház Ltd." Wednesday 5 October 2016, 10 am. venue: TETTYE FORRÁSHÁZ Ltd. 7634 Pécs, Nyugati Ipari út.
The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate - continuing previous years' traditions - takes part at the programmes organized by the Danube-Drava National Park Directorate celebrating the Earth Day. For further details on the programmes please visit:Events Archive