Events

22
2017. november 22., szerda

Open Day at the National University of Public Service

nnn

The next Open Day will be held on Wednesday 22 November 2017 at the Faculty of Water Sciences of the National University of Public Service. Trainings will be demonstrated with interesting presentations given by the leaders of the faculty; in addition to attending classes at the Faculty of Hydraulic and Water Management and the Faculty of Water Supply and Environmental Engineering.

21
2017. október 21., szombat

Autumn Festival of Museums Adventurers are invited!

plak3_sm

Come and join in the adventure games organized by Danube Museum and the Game Cottage.
 

24
2017. június 24., szombat

Mysterious night at the Danube Museum

plakat_sm

Do unidentified culprits walk in the dark rooms of the museum at night? No one has seen anything, no trace was left. Their intent is unknown at this time, but it is absolutely certain that an artifact will disappear.

20
2017. május 20., szombat

22nd Spring Festival of Museums at the weekend

1_sm

MUSEUMS IN THE GARDEN – gardens and museums

The Spring Festival of Museums was organised for the 22nd time on 20-21 May 2017 by the Hungarian National Museum. This unique cultural festival attracts almost 40 000 visitors annually and provides an opportunity for more than 120 Hungarian museums to present their collections. The team of Danube Museum joined in the event as well.

Events Archive

News archive

Open Day at the National University of Public Services, Faculty of Water Sciences 27/11/17

2017.11.30. 08:22

IMG_2767_sm

Soon-to-be students were greeted with study information, demonstration lessons and presentation of instruments by the National University of Public Services, Faculty of Water Sciences on the Open Day November 22, 2017.

Béla György retired director died

2017.11.17. 12:41

Gyorgy_Bela__sm

We announce with deep sorrow that our former retired director, Béla György, died in the 67th year of his life.
His funeral will be held at Kisjakabfalva on November 22, 2017, at 14:00, following the mourning at the White House, at 14:00.

Fall Inspection of Flood Damage Prevention Facilities at the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate 07/11/17

2017.11.10. 13:38

DSC04674_sm

In 2017 the regular annual inspection of flood damage prevention facilities was carried out this fall as well according to water legislation and regulations. The tasks of traditional hydraulic engineering have changed several times in recent years.

Open Days on Vocational Guidance at Dráva Valley High School 27/10/17

2017.10.27. 19:01

IMG_2663_sm

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate has also actively participated in one of the information days of Kaposvári Dráva Valley High School, especially as water management as a profession was presented to future first grade students. In addition to our directorate, the waterworks in the region also gave insights into their work.

Hydrological Memorial Park was opened in Kaposvár 24/10/17

2017.10.31. 09:38

IMG_2682_sm

The solemn opening ceremony took place on 24 October 2017 in the area of ??the flood-relief complex. The Hydrological Memorial Park was established by the Somogy County Association of the Hungarian Hydrological Society (MHT) in the honor of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the MHT and the 45th anniversary of the establishment of the Territorial Organization.

Professional Meeting of Hungarian Hydrological Society in Pécs 13/10/17

2017.10.17. 13:43

Hn_2017_sm

Joint Professional Meeting was held on October 10, 2017 relating to the centennial year of Hungarian Hydrology Society (MHT) and Tettye Forrásház Zrt., celebrated the 125th anniversary of launch of water supply in Pécs at the lecture hall of Danube-Drava National Park Directorate.

Postcard from Gyula Professional conference of the museum’s liaisons 04/10/17

2017.10.06. 08:47

gy2_sm

The  annual meeting of liaisons of water museums and exhibitions took place in  Gyula  this year. This year's event, which was held in the last week of September,  was  held  by  the  Gyula  Landscape  Water  House,  which  was established  by  Cris-Country  Water  Management Directorate (KÖVIZIG).

We have participated in the survey of River Tisza through the Szolnok-Kisköre section 29/09/17

2017.10.06. 08:36

DSC04509_sm

We were invited by the director of Central-Tisza-Region Water Management Directorate, Attila Lovas, in order to attend the survey of River Tisza through the Szolnok-Kisköre section on 28th September 2017.

National sampling measurement camp – september 5-7. 2017.

2017.09.13. 13:51

mintav

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate's colleagues also participated at the II. national sampling measurement camp in the organization of the North-Hungarian Water Management Directorate, on 5-7 September 2017.

During the measurement exercise, the accredited metrology team of the 12 Water Management Directorates collected sample and average samples from sewage, standing water and flowing water during sampling proficiency tests and on-site examinations.

A memorial plaque was put up in honour of Ödön Bogdánfy 9/11/17

2017.09.13. 13:28

B1_sm

The Hungarian Hydrological Society celebrates the 100th anniversary of its existence in 2017, on the occasion of it a jubilee year was held from May 2016 until September 2017.

Annual Event of Calibration of Hydrographic Instruments 12/07/17

2017.07.21. 08:23

Mer_001_sm

At the end of May 2017 the traditional Annual Event of Calibration of Hydrographic Instruments was held again. This time, the Water Management Directorate of Tiszántúl Region hosted the event.

Hungarian Hydrological Society – General Meeting 2017

2017.07.11. 15:43

20170705_101306_sm

Centennial national general meeting was organized by the Hungarian Hydrological Society as the final event of the 100th anniversary of its establishment which was celebrated on 5-7 July 2017 in Mosonmagyaróvár.

Members of the Hungarian Hydrological Society’s Territorial Organization of Baranya County were honoured 07/06/17

2017.06.12. 11:29

dijak_sm

The annual general meeting in 2017 was held by the Hungarian Hydrological Society in the framework of the centennial year 25 May, 2017, at the assembly-hall of Károli Gáspár University in Budapest. Following the presentation of the 100-year-old Hungarian Hydrological Society's celebration programs, the annual reports were displayed and honours were handed over.

South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate at the competition of Voluntary Firefighters Associations 06/06/17

2017.06.09. 08:34

IMG_20170603_102600123_sm

A competition day was held 3rd June, 2017 by the Volunteer Firefighters Associations  - Somogy County at Kadarkút where the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate was invited as well. Nóra Váradi and Csaba Pintér participated at the event as professional consultants and judges from the Engineering District of Kaposvár.

Cooperation agreement with the Roma Minority Self-Government Somogy County 31/05/17

2017.06.07. 12:42

IMG_2229_s

A cooperation agreement was signed between the Roma Minority Government Somogy County and the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate, in order to improve the living conditions of Roma and disadvantaged groups in the county through a continuous and long-term cooperation.

Meeting of the South-Transdanubian Territorial Water Management Council on 30th May 2017

2017.06.01. 11:20

IMG_2209_sm

The 27 membered South-Transdanubian Territorial Water Management Council held its first annual meeting on 30th May 2017. The meeting was chaired by Mr Csaba Nagy, the President of General Assembly of Baranya County Council.

Technical day of Hungarian Hydrological Society in Orfű 26/05/17

2017.05.30. 10:35

DSC05236_sm

A technical day was held by the Hungarian Hydrological Society’s Territorial Organization of Baranya County in Orfű May 24th, 2017. Hungarian Hydrological Society’s Territorial Organization of Baranya County tries to address young adults and raise awareness among them towards the love of water management profession.

Call for Proposals 09/05/17

2017.05.10. 14:02

vttlogocikk_sm1

We would kindly recommend you the Call for Proposals titled "The priority development tasks of inland water management" by the Scientific Council of General Directorate of Water Management.

Sustainability theme week in Tinódi Lantos Sebestyén Primary School 04/05/17

2017.05.09. 08:25

DSCF2770_sm

South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate has participated in the programme called the Sustainability Theme Week that was organized in Szigetvár by the Primary School Tinódi Lantos Sebestyén.

Earth Day Event in Tettye - 22nd April 2017.

2017.04.25. 13:08

IMG_1725_sm

This year the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate took part in the Earth Day Program as well, which was organized by the Danube-Drava National Park in Tettye, Pécs.

Meeting of Drava River Sub-basin Water Management Council at 19th April 2017

2017.04.21. 10:47

IMG_1687_sm

The Drava River Sub-basin Water Management Council held the first meeting at 19th April 2017. The meeting was led by Mr. Tamás Szabó, the chairman of Council and the vice-chairman of the Hungarian Chamber of Agriculture.

Dissemination of information on water management in the TV show 30/03/17

2017.03.31. 11:04

IMGP8923_sm

The South-transdanubian Water Management Directorate was invited to contribute in an informing TV show related to an educational program on elementary school students. The employee of Department for Flood Control and River Management has helped to understand the upper school curriculum related to the rivers.

The prize was awarded to the right place 27/03/17

2017.03.28. 13:45

IMG_1559_sm

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.

Minister Award for the employees of South-transdanubian Water Management Directorate 27/03/17

2017.03.28. 13:49

-

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.

„Hydrobiology” course of university 27/03/17

2017.03.28. 13:41

IMG_20170321_115739453_sm

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.

Discussion in the Kapos Television Show titled Hatszemközt series 27/03/17

2017.03.28. 10:13

Bencs_Ift_sm

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.

World Water Day 21th March 2017

2017.03.24. 11:02

IMG_1436_sm

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.

Abolishment of drainage control alert 14/03/17

2017.03.14. 14:24

-

The South-transdanubian Water Management Directorate will be abolished the first level excess drainage control alert at the drainage district numbered 05.03 in Balatonlelle – at the pumping station in Ordacsehi in the inland water protection section Zardavári, at the pumping station in Balatonlelle, Balatonöszöd and Szántód, in addition Zamárdi-Tóközi catchment at the pumping station Zamárdi  – from 6 o'clock in the afternoon at 15th March 2017.

4th Annual National Water Sector-based Public Employment Conference 28/02/17

2017.03.02. 07:43

IMG_1193_sm

The public employment in the water sector has been proceeding permanently with a significantly large number of employees since 2012.

The sector has been organizing the National Water Sector-based Public Employment Conference since 2014 in order to discuss emerging issues, changes in laws and experiences.

Hidrological monitoring at Cún-Szaporca oxbow 22/02/16

2017.02.22. 13:28

IMG_1378_sm

The Hungarian Hydrological Society (HHS) in Baranya County held a session titeled „Water replenishment in the ‘Cún-Szaporca’ oxbow”. This session, as a next event of the centenary year of HHS was held at the University of Pécs Faculty of Sciences at 22th February 2017.

Inland water protection alert on Lake Balaton 07/02/16

2017.02.07. 10:25

-

The South-transdanubian Water Management Directorate ordered the first level of inland water protection alert effective from 6.00 am on 7th February 2017 at the pumping station in Ordacsehi in the inland water protection section Zardavári, at the pumping station in Balatonlelle, Balatonöszöd and Szántód, in addition Zamárdi-Tóközi catchment at the pumping station Zamárdi.

First event of the centenary year of Hungarian Hydrological Society in Baranya County 27/01/17

2017.01.27. 12:40

IMG_1168_sm

The Hungarian Hydrological Society (HHS) in Baranya County held a session titeled „The Hungarian Hydrological Society is 100 years old” at 25. January 2017. The South-transdanubian Water Directorate hosted the first centenary session.

First event of the centenary year of Hungarian Hydrological Society in Somogy County 13/01/17

2017.01.16. 12:48

MHTSTSZ_sm

The Section of Hydrology of the Hungarian Geological Society related to Hungarian Hydrological Society was established at 7th February in 1917 and was turned to an independent scientific society at 26th January in 1949. With this 100 years operation history, the Society is the oldest water-related national organisation, which is still functioning.

Water charge of Cún-Szaporca system of lakes in autumn of 2016

2017.01.09. 13:42

helyszin_sm

The system of water charge was completed in 2015. The South-transdanubian Water Management Directorate and the University of Pécs were established monitoring system to monitor the water flow of the region. The data of two monitoring systems have been analised under the evaluation.

Budapest Water Summit 2016

2016.12.12. 13:15

Viz Vilagtalalkozo 2016_sm

Building upon the successful event in 2013, Hungary will again host the Budapest Water Summit between 28th and 30th November 2016 in order to give a momentum to the practical implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the UN as well as to achieve progress concerning the water-related aspects of the Paris Climate Agreement within the UN 21st Climate Conference.

Abolishment of drainage control alert at the drainage district of South-Balaton 01/12/16

2016.12.01. 13:21

-

The South-transdanubian Water Management Directorate will be abolished the first level excess drainage control alert at the drainage district numbered 05.03 in Balatonlelle – at the pumping station in Ordacsehi and Zamárdi– from 6 o'clock in the morning at 1th December 2016.

Abolishment of drainage control alert at the drainage district of South-Balaton 25/11/16

2016.11.25. 13:56

-

The South-transdanubian Water Management Directorate will be abolished the first level excess drainage control alert at the drainage district numbered 05.03 in Balatonlelle – at the pumping station in Balatonlelle – from 6 o'clock in the afternoon at 25th November 2016.

The impact of climate change on the hydrometeorological extremes 21/11/16

2016.11.23. 09:27

Extrem csapadek esemeny b

The urbanization, the development of technology, the exploitation of environmental resource and all these are closely related to, that the climate of the Earth is constantly always in changing...

Information of the modification of water resource fee in 2017 21/11/16

2016.11.21. 12:55

-

Dear Water User,

Our Directorate forwards the information that the National Directorate General for Disaster Management, Ministry of Interior gave information of the calculation of the water resource fee, which will have been modified since 2017.

South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate presentation at the General Assembly of Local Government of Baranya County 18/11/16

2016.11.18. 13:46

152509_sm

Alajos Burián, the head of Department for Flood Control and River Management, gave a lecture on the impact of hydroelectric power plants at the General Assembly of Local Government of Baranya County 17th November, 2016. Our directorate was invited to make a presentation in order to help the General Assembly adopting a policy relating the planned hydroelectric power plants on River Drava.

Our flood protection structures are in proper condition 16/11/16

2016.11.17. 15:58

foto3_sm

The flood protection facilities, which are in the maintenance of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate, were verified this autumn as every year. During the autumn visits of flood protection and drainage control facilities and the watercourses of hill areas the supervision of related hydrographic, information technology and other infrastructure as well as means of protection and resources was completed by the professional committees which were set up for this purpose.

Inland water protection alert 11/11/16

2016.11.11. 11:40

-

First level excess water preparedness was ordered by The South-transdanubian Water Management Directorate at 6 o'clock in the morning at 11th November 2016 at the pumping station in Ordacsehi, which can be found at drainage district numbered 05.03 in Balatonlelle (South-Balaton) at the catchment area of excess water of Zardavári, in addition at the the pumping station in Balatonlelle and Zamárdi at the catchment area of Zamárdi-Tóközi.

Meetings of Water Management Councils 09/11/16

2016.11.10. 15:32

IMG_0810_sm

The contracted meeting of the South-transdanubian Regional Water Management Council and the Drava River Sub-basin Water Management Council was held at 9th November at South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate.

I. National Water Economy Conference 08/11/16

2016.11.08. 14:55

IMG_0788_sm

This autumn a professional forum was organised by South-Trandanubian Water Directorate in Harkány, when the General Directorate of Water Management and the other 12 water directorates met.

Flood risk management interactive plan 07/11/16

2016.11.07. 13:44

interaktiv

The need of the European Union and the water sector purpose, that the final results of flood hazard and risk maps, which have been made during recent years, will be available not only in the form of documents and map-sheets for professionals, but in a dynamic and interactive form too.

Seminars of the water-rights lawyer course 24/10/16

2016.10.24. 14:16

IMG_0726_sm

Dr. Gábor Makay, Head of Department and Legal Adviser of South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate, held a presentation of the water rights for the interested law students of an invitation by the the Faculty of Law, University of Pécs on 16th October 2016.

Museums and exhibitions of The Water Directorares in Hungary 20/10/16

2016.10.20. 13:09

IMG_4373_sm

The 12 operating Water Directorates held the meeting of the water-related museums and exhibitions following the tradition of Duna Museum Esztergom in October 2016. The two-days conference will be arranged by the  North-Hungarian Water Conservancy Directorate, the Section Engineering Unit of Tokaj.

Our Directorate participated in the official autumn supervision visit at the field of the co-water directorate 10/10/16

2016.10.12. 14:11

Gy03_sm

To the invitation of Mr Sándor Bak, the director of the Körös Valley District Water Directorate our Directorate took part at the autumn supervision visit of the flood protection and drainage structures between 6-7th October 2016.

The Hungarian Hydrological Society organised an open day at Tettye Forrásház Zrt. 06/10/16

2016.10.10. 10:05

DSCF4229_sm

Hungarian Hydrological Society of Baranya County in the western site building of Tettye Forrásház Zrt at the industrial road.

National Waste Water Programme Situation Report 30/09/16

2016.10.03. 08:29

-

As Council Directive 91/271/EEC Article 16 lays down each Member State of the EU has to publish a situation report on the disposal of urban waste water.

The Hungarian report has been completed and was transmitted to the Commission on 8th July, 2016.

The weir restarted 26/09/16

2016.09.27. 15:02

Cuni-duzzaszto_sm

The implementation of “Water replenishment in the ‘Cún-Szaporca’ oxbow within the framework of Ancient Dráva Programme” was finished almost a year ago. The constructed weir replenishes water from Fekete-víz through a sluice which is integrated to the weir to a main and finally to the oxbow. The main purpose of the project was the retention of natural run-off water and storage in the areas which were designated to periodic flooding.

Lecture session was held by the Baranya county’s Territorial Organization of the Hungarian Hydrological Society 22/09/16

2016.09.23. 12:40

IMG_0518_sm

The Hungarian Hydrological Society’s Baranya county’s Organization held a lecture session titled „The last decades meteorological and hydrological characteristics on the Dráva.” in Pécs in the courtroom of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate.

Call for nominations - ‘Lampl Hugó’ Memorial Plaque 22/09/16

2016.09.23. 08:00

-

With referring to under the first paragraph of section 26/B. of Government Decree issued by the Ministry of Interior Nr. 37/2012. dated (VIII.2) on the foundated and donated recognition by the Minister of Interior the ’Lampl Hugó’ Memorial Plaque can be awarded to the person, who is responsible for the cost-effective implementated constructions planning and carrying out in the implementation of the hydraulic establishment bearing in mind the planning, the design, the technicological, the landscape aesthetics and environmentally high quality aspects.

Site visit on Drava 21/09/16

2016.09.21. 14:18

DSC03031_sm1

The site of River Drava was visited by the hungarian and croatian water management experts between 13-14th September 2016, when the experts monitored the current status of the river at both site between the sections of 236+000 rkm (Őrtilos) and 78+000 (Drávaszabolcs).

The national master plan for water managements are digitally available 19/09/16

2016.09.20. 15:11

vizugyvisz_sm

In Hungary a type of long-term plans of water management has been called as framework plan since 1951.These plans, which contain maps in text, in tabular form and in 1:500 000 and 1:100 000 scale maps were presented the hydrological capabilities throughout its whole territory of country, the status of the water management was evaluated, the technological opportunities and economical conditions of the water damage prevention, the water demand gratification and the utilization of waters were determined.

Measuring practice of Sampling Workgroups in 2016 - 19/09/16

2016.09.20. 15:05

IMG_2557_sm

The Sampling Workgroups of South-transdanubian Water Management Directorate with 4 employees (Valér Horvai, Nóra Istvándi-Feil, Ákos Püspök and András Fonód) took part on measuring practice held between 6-8th September 2016 in Siófok.

Meetings of the Technical Committee of the South-transdanubian Regional Water Management of Baranya County 19/09/16

2016.09.20. 15:00

-

Last week the Technical Committee of the South-transdanubian Regional Water Management of Baranya County met twice to making the professional opinions connecting to the submitted project proposals. On the meetings, which were led by Mr János Pecze, the mayors of municipalities, the technical engineers and organisations, which complete the project proposals were invited in addition to members of the Commitee.

Lobbying activities of Water Management Directorate 12/09/16

2016.09.13. 13:35

IMG_0458_sm

The South-transdanubian Water Management Directorate took part at traditionally organised Lobby-Party in Szentlőrinc. This event has been held for 16 years.

Presentation of the High-water riverbed management plans 06/09/16

2016.09.07. 13:08

vizfolyas_sm

The legal experts and civil engineers – employed by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate – made presentations about the High-water riverbed management plans and the legal registration procedures of the concerned areas to the colleagues of Baranya and Somogy County Disaster Management Directorate.

Water management project in Ancient-Drava Program 23/08/16

2016.08.29. 11:18

OsDrava logo_

The project is entiteled „Water retention and Land-use change planning of the Ancient-Dráva Program” is top priority project is listed in line 41 Annex Nr. 2 of Government Decree Nr. 1084/2016. dated (II. 29.) on the annual development framework of the Environmental and Energy Efficiency Operational Programme.

The River Basin Management Plans supervision have accomplished 23/08/16

2016.08.25. 08:30

-

According to the Water Framework Directive which specify 6 yearly planning cycle have accomplished a supervision of the River Basin Management Plan, which has been produced at first in 2009 on national, sub-basin and planning sub-unit level.

Presidential Award Ceremony 23/08/16

2016.08.24. 08:37

Szappanos_sm

On the 18th August 2016, at a ceremony held in the Marble Hall of the Ministry of the Interior to mark August 20, and to honour King Saint Stephen, considered to be the founder of the Hungarian state – Ferenc Szappanos, former managing director of the South-Transdanubian Water Managament Directorate received the Knight of the Cross of the Hungarian Order of Merit from Deputy Minister Károly Kontár for his long and outstanding performance.

Farmer’s Day of Szentlőrinc Fair 2016

2016.08.24. 08:42

IMG_0428_sm

Our Directorate took part in an exhibiton at the Farmers’ Day in Szentlőrinc held between 12-14th August 2016. organized by the Entrepreneur Centre of County Baranya.

Warning 10/08/2016

2016.08.10. 16:36

DSC00070_sm

Significant amount of precipitation -between 35-90 mm- has fallen in the Austrian basin of River Drava since yesterday noon till noon today. According to the weather-forecast further rainfalls in the following days are unlikely.
The fallen rain causes floods on the upper section of the river, in Austria. Based on our the current information 1-1.5 meter water level rise is expected in the Hungarian section of the river as well. The sudden spate increases the speed of the river in the Hungarian stretch of the river, major driftwood migration can occur on the water surface. The river may pose increased danger to canoeists.

Download free Application HYDROINFO 29/07/2016

2016.08.22. 09:24

DSC_0023_

The own Mobile Application development of The National Water Level Observation Network is available on iTunes since 27th July 2016; thus the iOS users can easily find the latest information relating Danube, Tisza, Drava forecasts, meteorological background information on the River Danube catchment area, amount of snow accumulation in the sub-watersheds, shipping news, or even the water temperature of major rivers and lakes.

High School Students Spend their Summer Practice at the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate 06/07/16

2016.08.22. 08:47

DSCN4195_sm

Within the framework of cooperative agreement between the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate and Kaposvár Training Centre Drava Valley High School six of the students spend -who are involved in water management technician training in the above mentioned institution- their summer practice at our directorate.

e-Office 04/07/16

2016.07.06. 08:29

-

Since the beginning of the year 2016 the website of South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate provides an access to e-Office service for the purpose of facilitating official correspondence and documentations’ delivery.
In case you have an access to the system, please send your letters and documents via e-Office.

Earth Day at Tettye - 2016 - 25/04/16

2016.04.26. 12:34

DSCF5066_sm

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate following previous years' traditions took part at the programme organized by the Danube-Drava National Park Directorate celebrating the Earth Day on Saturday 23rd April, 2016 at Tettye, Pécs.

Hungary 2nd RBMPs 21/04/16

2016.04.26. 13:24

-

The review of Hungary river basin management plan has ended.
The Home Office announcement of 1155/2016 is accessible in the following official communication. 

Filling sandbags in the youth contest 15/04/16

2016.04.19. 07:55

20160415_1sm

In the current year as well as in previous years the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate took part in the Disaster Protection Youth Contest, where the participants had to protect with sandbags along an imaginary watercourse.

Collectivization of the high-water riverbed management plans 07/04/16

2016.04.07. 12:49

-

The high-water riverbed management plans impacting the operational area of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate are now available for the affected stakeholders for expressing their comments. Please e-mail your opinion to gyorgy.zsolt@ddvizig.hu .

In the service of the flood safety of Hungary 06/04/16

2016.04.07. 12:40

MO_sm

Directive 2007/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the assessment and management of flood risks requires Member States to carry out preliminary risk assessment, to prepare flood threat- and flood risk maps, and to take measures to reduce and manage flood risks. Such work started under the co-ordination of the General Directorate of Water Management in Hungary in 2010.

Specialist Engineers of the future 05/04/16

2016.04.05. 14:14

szakmernok_sm

It has become obvious in recent years that there is a huge demand for well-prepared professionals in almost every expertise field in the country.

Inland water protection alert got cancelled 31/03/16

2016.04.04. 14:34

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate cancelled the inland water protection alert (Level 1) in the inland water protection section No. 05.03 of Balatonlelle (South-Balaton), in the pumping stations of Ordacsehi and Zamárdi  effective from 6.00 pm on 31/03/16.

Exceptional co-operation during the flood 23/03/16

2016.03.31. 13:20

370_sm

In March 1956 the River Danube froze through from Dunaföldvár to Mohács, while a floodwave was approaching. The dikes got broken at 58 locations, there were 5 casualties due to the icy flood, tens of thousands got evacuated and significant amount of areas got inundated.

World Water Day celebration 23/03/16

2016.03.24. 08:48

2016_Vizvil_65_sm

On the occasion of the World Water Day, the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate and the Territorial Organizations of the Hungarian Hydrology Society in Counties Baranya and Somogy held a celebratory event in the Hall of the County Government Office in Pécs on 23rd March 2016.

Anniversary of the icy flood of Danube in 1956

2016.03.24. 14:08

-

The icy flood of 1956 on the river Danube is a specific phenomenon in the history of Hungarian floods. There were several massive, devastating icy floods previously, however all the icy floods in 1876, 1891, 1893, 1940, 1941 and in 1945 occurred when elementary and as such much weaker flood protection structures existed.

Professional recognition on the World Water Day 21/03/16

2016.03.21. 12:52

BBZS8238_2

On the occasion of the World Water Day, Mr Sándor Troszt, Section Engineer, Head of the Section Engineering Unit of Pécs of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate receives a Ministerial Certificate of Appreciation based on the recommendation of the Water Sector Advisory Board on 22nd March 2016.

Inland water protection got cancelled 21/03/16

2016.03.21. 12:49

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate cancelled the inland water protection alert Level 1 in the inland water protection section No. 05.02 of Kölked-Béda in the pumping station of Vizslak and in the inland water protection section No. 05.03 of Balatonlelle in the pumping stations of Balatonőszöd and Balatonlelle all effective from 6.00 pm on 18/03/16.

Inland water protection alert levels reduced and cancelled 16/03/16

2016.03.18. 10:07

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate has reduced the inland water protection alert from Level 2 to Level 1 in the inland water protection section No. 05.03 in Balatonlelle (South-Balaton) in the pumping station of Balatonőszöd effective from 6.00 am on 14/03/16; and has cancelled the inalnd water protection alert (Level 1) effective from 6.00 pm on 16/03/16 in the pumping station of Szántód.

Successful test run 11/03/16

2016.03.16. 13:07

Cun_sm

A successful test run was executed that started on 3rd March 2016 and finished on 10th March 2016 on the ‘Fekete-víz’ watercourse within project titled "Water replenishment of the ’Cún-Szaporca’ oxbow in the Ancient Drava Programme‘.

Inland water protection alert in Kölked-Béda 11/03/16

2016.03.11. 13:25

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate ordered Level 1 of inland water protection alert effective from 6.00 am on 10/03/16 in the inland water protection section No. 05.02 of Kölked-Béda, in the pumping station of 'Vizslak'.

The alert level got reduced 09/03/16

2016.03.09. 14:27

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate has reduced the inland water protection alert from Level 3 to Level 2 in the inland water protection section No. 05.03 in Balatonlelle in the pumping station of Balatonőszöd effective from 6.00 am on 08/03/16.

Trial run linked to the water replenishment of the ‘Cún-Szaporca’ oxbow 03/03/16

2016.03.03. 15:08

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate in agreement with the Danube-Drava National Park Directorate launched the test run of the weir of ‘Cún’ on the ‘Fekete-víz’ watercourse on 3rd March 2016.

The new ship of Barcs has anchored 22/02/16

2016.02.25. 15:20

Akali hajo_s

Source: ‘Somogyi Hírlap /Megyei körkép/ 2016.02.20.’

The ‘Akali’ passenger ship, which will hopefully support the development of the tourism on the River Dráva, arrived to the port of Barcs last Friday.

Higher level of inland water protection alert 19/02/16

2016.02.22. 13:08

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate has increased the inland water protection alert level from Level 2 to Level 3 in the inland water protection section No. 05.03 of Balatonlelle (Southern-Balaton) at the pumping station of Balatonőszöd effective from 12.00 am on 19/02/16.

Local water damage prevention alert 17/02/16

2016.02.22. 11:48

-

Local water damage prevention alert order got placed effective from 4.00 pm on 16th February 2016 in the northern parts of County Somogy including the watercourses in the table below

Hydro-meteorological report for January 2016 – 15/02/16

2016.02.25. 14:00

hidromet2016jpg

The first month of the year was significantly, about 3°C, warmer than previous years’ average.  In January, the precipitation values (mainly snow) showed an increase by approximately one third compared to the corresponding values of last year in the South-Transdanubian region.

Higher level of inland water protection alert 15/02/16

2016.02.15. 08:51

Szantod_sm

Due to the high water level in Lake Balaton and the rainy weather, the water level of the drainage canal has risen further; therefore, the operation of the pumping station in Balatonőszöd in the inland water protection section of Balatonlelle had to be intensified.

Director-General’s visit to the Directorate 10/02/16

2016.02.12. 09:55

Foig_latogatas_sm

Mr Balázs Somlyódy, the Director-General and Mr István Láng, the Assistant Engineering Director from the General Directorate of Water Management attended the Annual Assessment Meeting - Year 2015 of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate (STWMD) which was held in the Meeting Hall of the Head Office in Pécs on 10th February 2016.

Inland water protection alert - several locations 01/02/16

2016.02.02. 14:09

belviz_sample

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate ordered Level 1 of inland water protection alert due to high water level in the drainage canal in the inland water protection section No. 05.03 of Balatonlelle (Southern Balaton)

Procurement of machinery and equipment by DDVIZIG 22/01/16

2016.01.26. 15:17

5100Ms

Within Project ID No. KEOP-2.1.1/B/15-2015-0001 titled ‘Procurement of machinery and equipment for executing flood protection and maintenance tasks of the water management directorates’ new machinery, equipment and instruments got procured by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate at the end of 2015.

Commemorative plaque – 06/01/16

2016.01.07. 14:28

-

The Section Engineering of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate in Kaposvár has been approached by the ’László Verebély’ Railway History Association of Kaposvár taking care of assets of high importance from the aspect of railway history to preserve the remains of the right-side bridge end of the ‘Kapos’ railway bridge near Sántos – the symbol of the former ’Kaposvár-Szigetvár’ railway line – for future generations during the construction works linked to the riverbed regulation of the River ’Kapos’.

OSAP Datasheets 2015

2016.01.05. 08:33

-

The OSAP Datasheets 2015 on water resources management and water utilization are now available
No. 1373 --- Agricultural water use and water service

No. 1375 --- Water abstraction extracting subsurface waters and the operational activity of the monitoring wells

No. 1694 --- Data of the surface abstraction and the surface water recharge 

The datasheets are to be submitted until 31st January 2016 or 31st March 2016.

Inland water protection alert got cancelled 17/12/15

2016.01.05. 08:25

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate cancelled the inland water protection alert (Level 1) effective from 6.00 pm on 16/12/15 in the inland water protection section No. 05.03 of Balatonlelle, in the pumping station of Zamárdi.

Continuation of the Ancient-Dráva Programme 15/12/15

2015.12.16. 13:04

-

‘The Government is ready to provide all the conditions for the successful continuation of the Ancient Dráva Programme’, communicated Ms Eszter Vitályos, the Minister of State for European Union-funded Development of the Prime Minister's Office in the Ancient-Dráva Visitor Centre in Szaporca in County Baranya on Thursday.

Water Conservation and Watershed Management National Conference 10-12th November 2015 Harkány

2015.12.03. 14:10

Harkany08s

The Water Conservation and Watershed Management National Conference, initiated by the General Directorate of Water Management, was held in Harkány between 10th-12th November 2015.

Inland water protection on new grounds – Database made for 30,000-kilometre-long canals 02/12/15

2015.12.02. 14:12

-

Between March 2014 and August 2015, a 27,899-kilometre-long network of state-owned, public canals enabling shipping got mapped; in addition, the cadastral of the linear hydraulic structures draining the harmful water got prepared that provides the basis to elaborate a modern and efficient inland water protection system on in the future.

International Conference on Dual Study Programmes

2015.11.25. 08:33

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate, being a partner in the dual study programme and offering practical training, has taken part in the international conference organized by the ‘Eötvös József’ College in Baja.

The inland water protection alert got cancelled 13/11/15

2015.11.17. 07:58

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate has cancelled the inland water protection alert (Level 1) effective from 6.00 pm on 13/11/15 in the Inland water protection section No. 05.03 of Balatonlelle, in the pumping stations of Balatonlelle and Balatonöszöd.

Evaluation meeting of the Autumn Audit 11/11/15

2015.11.11. 14:23

Oszi_felulvizsgalat1

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate (STWMD) held the annual ‘Evaluation meeting of the Autumn Audit’ on 3rd November 2015.

Inland water protection alert got cancelled 03/11/15

2015.11.04. 08:43

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate cancelled the inland water protection alert (Level 1) effective from 6.00 am on 02/11/15 in the inland water protection section No. 05.03 of Balatonlelle, in the pumping station of Szántód. 

Meeting of the contact persons of the water management museums 29/10/15

2015.11.12. 12:08

-

The 30th meeting of the contact persons of the water management museums was successfully held on 20th-21st October 2015. This year the Museum of the Hungarian Petroleum Industry in Zalaegerszeg hosted the event.

Inland water protection alert - new sites 27/10/15

2015.10.28. 13:59

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate ordered Level 1 of inland water protection alert in the inland water protection section No. 05.03 of Balatonlelle (Southern Balaton) in the pumping station of 'Balatonőszöd' effective from 6.00 am on 26/10/15, as well as in the inland water protection section of 'Zardavári' in the pumping station of 'Ordacsehi'  effective from 6.00 am on 27/10/15.

The inland water protection alert has been cancelled 26/10/15

2015.10.28. 13:53

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate has cancelled the inland water protection alert (Level 1) in the inland water protection section No. 05.01 in Drávamente in the catchment of Lanka effective from 6.00 pm on 22/10/15.

Inland water protection alert on the southern shores of Lake Balaton – 20/10/15

2015.10.22. 11:59

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate ordered Level 1 of inland water protection alert effective from 6.00 am on 21/10/15 in the inland water protection section No. 05.03 of Balatonlelle.

Career Day in the Primary School of ’Berkesd’ 20/10/15

2015.10.28. 14:16

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate attended the Career Day organized by and held in the ‘István Fekete’ Primary School in Berkesd on 19th October 2015.

Defence activity and science hand in hand 15-16/10/15

2015.10.22. 11:48

img024

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate (STWMD) attended the two-day conference titled ’Flood experiences of Danube and Dráva, flash floods in County Baranya – defence activity and science hand in hand’ organised by the University of Pécs and the Disaster Management Directorate of County Baranya held on 15th and 16th October 2015.

Inland water protection alert 19/10/15

2015.10.20. 11:14

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate ordered Level 1 of inland water protection alert effective from 9.00 am on 19/10/15 in the inland water protection section No. 05.01 of Drávamente, in the drainage area of Lanka.

Hungary’s excess water risk map is available

2015.10.19. 11:46

BT

The task of creating excess water risk maps of Hungary have been completed within the Project ’Flood risk mapping and preparing strategic risk management plan’

’Elemér Sajó’ Tender 2015

2015.10.19. 11:32

-

The Evaluation Committee of the ’ELEMÉR SAJÓ’ tender recommends the topics below for its 35th Tender for Year 2015-2016.

EWA’s new Hungarian President 01/10/15

2015.10.19. 11:26

-

Mr Károly Kovács got inaugurated as the new president of The European Water Association (EWA) for the period of 2015-2017 at the organization’s session in Tirana on 14th May.  

Call for nominations – ’Lampl Hugó’ Memorial Plaque 24/09/15

2015.09.29. 13:58

-

The Deputy State Secretariat for Public Employment and Water Management of the Ministry of Interior has announced an invitation for nominations for 2016 ‘Lampl Hugó’ Memorial Plaque (pages 3728 and 3729 of 29th Issue of the Official Gazette 2015). The deadline for submitting or posting nominations is 30th September 2015.

Safe shipping on River Dráva 18/09/15

2015.09.23. 13:41

Biztonsagos kozlekedes Drava belyeg

The project activities linked to the removal of embedded logs and abandoned stone structures got completed on the joint Hungarian-Croatian 128.4-km long section of River Dráva to create safe shipping conditions.

Powercut

2015.09.18. 09:40

-

Powercut is expected to be observed from 8.00 am to 11.00 am on 22nd September 2015 in the Directorate's offices in Pécs.
We do apologize for any inconvenience. 

Water retention and land use change planning within the Ancient Dráva Programme

2015.09.03. 13:31

osdrava_logo

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate (STWMD) and the Secretariat of the Government Commissioner responsible for the Ancient Dráva Porgramme at the Ministry of National Development organized and held a public forum titled “Water retention and land use change within the Ancient Dráva Programme” in the Training Room of the Ancient Dráva Visitor Centre in Szaporca on 31st August 2015.

Drava’s Sub-catchment Management Plan and ‘Jenő Kvassay Plan’ up for public consultation

2015.09.01. 08:44

kvassay_thumbnail

Two of the water-sector programmes, the ’Review of River Drava’s Sub-catchment Management Plan’ as well as the ‘Jenő Kvassay Plan 2015 –  National Water Strategy’ were presented at a forum in the organization of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate and the General Directorate of Water  Management held in Pécs on 25th August 2015 with the aim to get the plans introduced and consulted by the wider public.

Significant water management issues

2015.02.03. 13:59

-

As per the 6-year planning cycle of catchment management, the water sector is to review the catchment management plans by the end of 2015. Within the preparation phase of the above task, the documents called Significant Water Management Issues (abbreviated as JVK) were prepared in November 2014.

Farmers’ Day in Szentlőrinc – DDVIZIG in the Ancient Dráva Pavilion 03/08/2015

2015.08.04. 13:20

SZT-belyeg

The South-Transdanubian Water Managament Directorate took part as an exhibitor in the Ancient Dráva Pavilion together with the Ancient Dráva Programme Office, the Danube-Dráva National Park Directorate and local farmers at the Farmers’ Day in Szentlőrinc held between 31st July and 2nd August 2015 organized by the Entrepreneur Centre of County Baranya.

The flood damage prevention guide for settlements is available 09/07/15

2015.07.10. 11:39

segedlet-belyeg

The objective of the abovementioned document is to give guidelines for the engineers preparing flood damage prevention plans for settlements in structuring the documentation, such as defining the required content, the description fields, the annexes.

12th International Danube Day

2015.07.10. 10:55

Duna nap

The General Directorate of Water Management organized and held the 12th International Danube Day on the Danube in Budapest on 29th June 2015.

Flood risk management – information, publicity and public consultation

2015.07.07. 12:11

-

Directive 2007/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council regulates the topics of the assessment and management of flood risks in a uniform and compulsory way for the EU countries.

The datasheets of the National Statistical Data Collection Programme (OSAP) are downloadable

2015.01.27. 10:23

-

After the re-structure of the water management organizations some tasks, such as the water sector-based data collection got handed over from the Ministry of Rural Development to the organizational units under the technical supervision of the Ministry of Interior as per the modification of the governmental decree No. 42/2014. (II.24.) on National Statistical Data Collection Programme on 22/02/14.

IT Specialist/ Programmer 30/06/15

2015.07.02. 15:19

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate is currently recruiting for a position at the IT Department.

25
2015. augusztus 25., kedd

Meghívó "Kvassay Jenő Terv 2015" fórumra 2015. 08. 25.

2015.08.13. 11:31

-

a „Kvassay Jenő Terv elkészítése és a vízgyűjtő-gazdálkodási terv felülvizsgálata” elnevezésű,  KEOP-7.9.0/12-2013-0007 számú projekt keretében szervezi az Országos Vízügyi Főigazgatóság és a Dél-dunántúli Vízügyi Igazgatóság.

Legal Expert/ Paralegal 30/06/15

2015.07.01. 13:09

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate is currently recruiting for a position at the Department for Administrative and Legal Issues. Requirement for the position: Legal/ Paralegal qualification. Should you be interested in the position, please send your CV to klein.judit@ddvizig.hu . Deadline for applications: 9th July 2015.

Higher-educational co-operation for the water sector 26/06/15

2015.07.01. 11:33

EJT-belyeg

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate (DDVIZIG) attended a meeting organized by ’Eötvös József’ Technical College of Baja on 15th June 2015 where the colleagues of the college presented the results of the EU-funded Project ‘Higher-educational co-operation for the water sector’ (ID No. TÁMOP-4.1.1.C-12/1/KONV-2012-0015).

One of Hungary’s biggest flood protection projects has been finished 24/06/15

2015.06.26. 12:50

duna-projekt-belyeg

The closing ceremony of the project took place at the ‘Sió’ outlet structure on 23rd June 2015 which concluded the construction works of the Danube Project officially. With the help of more than 28 billion-forint EU funds, the flood safety of 152 settlements in six counties got increased.

Changes at the Section Engineering District of Kaposvár 12/06/15

2015.06.15. 13:37

-

The Section Engineering District of Kaposvár following the takeover of the watercourses from the water associations, beyond the existing 300.1 km long, Category A watercourses, from now on also operates 2,284 km long Cat. B watercourses.

Commemorations on the 165th anniversary of Jenő Kvassay’s birth

2015.06.04. 20:00

-

On behalf of the ’Kvassay’Commemoration Committee, the ’Kvassay’ Foundation, the Municipality of Őrbottyán and the General Directorate of Water Management, I have the honour to invite you to the Commemoration Events on the 165th anniversary of Jenő Kvassay’s birth.

Review of the Catchment Management Plan and the preparation of the ’Jenő Kvassay’ Plan – Information and public consultation

2015.06.17. 13:46

vgt2-stamp2

Share your opinion on the Catchment Management Planning!

 

The documents for public consultation can be found in territorial groups. The papers of the specific planning sub-units for commenting are under our three big rivers and Lake Balaton depending on their location within the sub-catchments. Please write and send your comment in relation to the published material.

Cancelling the inland water protection alert 12/06/15

2015.06.12. 10:41

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate cancelled the inland water protection alert (Level 1) in the inland water protection section No. 05.03 in Balatonlelle in the pumping station of Zamárdi effective from 6.00 am on 12/06/15.

Cancelling the inland water protection alert 08/06/15

2015.06.08. 10:33

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate cancelled the inland water protection alert (Level 1) in the inland water protection section No. 05.03 of Balatonlelle, in the pumping station of Ordacsehi of the inland water drainage area in Zardavári effective from 6.00 am on 05/06/15; as well as in the inland water protection section No. 05.02 of Kölked-Béda, in the pumping station of ‘Gerecháti’ effective from 6.00 pm on 05/06/15.

Cancelling the inland water protection alert 04/06/15

2015.06.04. 19:57

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate cancelled the inland water protection alert (Level 1) in the inland water protection section ‘Kölked-Béda’ No. 05.02, in the pumping station of Kölked effective from 6.00 pm on 03/06/15.

A bike tour on the flood protection dike 01/06/15

2015.06.04. 19:51

kerekpar-belyeg

On Saturday, 30th May 2015, enthusiastic colleagues visited the sites of two recent IPA projects that were implemented in the co-operation of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate.

Cancelling and issuing inland water protection alerts 01/06/15

2015.06.03. 07:00

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate cancelled the inland water protection alert (Level 1) effective from 6.00 am on 01/06/15 in the following areas:

Inland water protection alert in Kölked 27/05/15

2015.06.03. 06:41

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate ordered Level 1 of inland water protection alert effective from 8.00 am on 27/05/15 in the inland water protection section No. 05.02 of Kölked-Béda, in the pumping station of Kölked.

Inland water protection alert in new areas – 26/05/15

2015.06.03. 06:54

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate ordered Level 1 of inland water protection alert effective from 6.00 am on 26/05/15 in the following areas:

Assistance in preparing the water damage prevention plans of the settlements – 26/05/15

2015.06.03. 06:47

-

The experts of the Water Management and Hydraulic Engineering Department of the Hungarian Chamber of Engineers, based on the request of the General Directorate of Water Management, have compiled a Methodology Guide to help the local governments in their flood and inland water protection activities.

Inland water protection alert – 22/05/15

2015.05.26. 12:16

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate ordered Level 1 of inland water protection alert effective from 10.00 am on 22/05/15 in the inland water protection section No. 05.03 of Balatonlelle, in the pumping station of Ordacsehi of the inland water drainage area in Zardavári.  

Project 'Drava's riverbed cleaning’ is about to finish 14/05/15

2015.05.21. 13:03

A Drava medertisztitas IPA palyazat-belyeg

The technical handover and acceptance procedure took place in Barcs on 13th May 2015 in the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate’s IPA Project ‘Drava’s riverbed cleaning’ (Ref No. HUHR/1101/1.1.2/0002).

Hydrographic measuring training 13/05/15

2015.05.19. 09:45

merogyakorlat-belyeg

The traditional hydrographic measuring training was held on 5-7 May 2015. This year the Central Tisza-region Water Management Directorate hosted the annual event. The training was organized to fulfil three main objectives.

DDVIZIG attended the 12th Conference on the Research of Macroscopic Aquatic Invertebrates 17/04/15

2015.04.21. 08:46

MAVIGE 2015 A

The 12th Conference on the Research of Macroscopic Aquatic Invertebrates was held in Csapod from 9th to 11th April 2015. Valér Horvai, a member of the Water Protection and Watershed Management Department attended the technical conference on behalf of the South-Trandanubian Water Management Directorate. 

Disaster Management Day for Juniors 21/04/15

2015.04.27. 07:33

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate, like in previous years, got invited to supervise the competition of the junior teams at the Disaster Management Day on 21/04/15.

22nd Conference on the Subsurface Waters 17/04/15

2015.04.17. 10:40

-

The 22nd Conference on the Subsurface Waters was held in Siófok from 8th to 9th April 2015. Krisztina Mender and Ildikó Sághiné Juhász,  the colleagues of the Water Protection and Watershed Management Department dealing with subsurface water management, attended the conference on behalf of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate. 

Earth Day programmes 20/04/15

2015.04.20. 10:43

fold2015-belyeg

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate (STWMD), like in previous years, attended the Earth Day programmes organized by the Danube-Dráva National Park Directorate on 18th April 2015. 

Conciliation on Hungarian-Croatian water management issues 12/05/15

2015.05.19. 09:36

harkany-belyeg

The Danube and Dráva Watershed Sub-Committee held its regular conference on 21-23 April 2015 in Harkány.

Storm-warning in operation

2015.04.13. 12:46

IMG_4872

The April Fool’s Day jokes last for a couple of days, so does the weather that is currently more winterish instead of indulging us with a bit of summer, just like previous years.

Information boards at the emergency reservoir 01/04/15

2015.04.09. 12:53

20150320_095237

Within the framework of the ‘Új Széchenyi Terv’ Programme, the development project titled  ‘Emergency reservoir on River Kapos’ (“Vésztározás a Kaposon”) got successfully finished in the summer of 2014 and as a result, the retention of water has become possible in a regulated form in the valley of the River Kapos.

Cancelling the inland water protection alert 01/04/15

2015.04.01. 09:45

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate cancelled the inland water protection alert (Level 1) in the inland water protection section No. 05.03 in the pumping station of Balatonlelle, and in the inland water protection catchment of Zardavár, in the pumping station of Ordacsehi effective from 6.00 pm on 31/03/15.

Introductory presentation at the Faculty of Law, University of Pécs 26/03/15

2015.03.31. 09:55

bemutatkozo-jogi-belyeg

Dr. Gábor Makay, Head of Department and Legal Adviser, presented the legal technicalities of the operation in the water management sector as a guest speaker at the Faculty of Law, University of Pécs on 20th March 2015.

Public contribution for the renovation of the Kvassay graveyard in the cemetery of “Őrbottyán” 24/03/15

2015.03.30. 09:54

-

As a gesture of respect, the General Directorate of Water Management established the ‘Kvassay’ Commemoration Committee, which intends to renovate the ‘Kvassay’ graveyard located in ‘Őrbottyán’ through calling for public contribution. The inauguration of the graveyard will take place on 5th June 2015, on the 165th anniversary of Kvassay’s birth.

World Water Day Award 24/03/15

2015.03.24. 11:09

-

Sándor Pintér, the Minister of the Interior, handed a MINISTERIAL AWARD CERTIFICATE to GÁBOR LŐRINCZ, Area Supervisor of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate honouring his exemplary work and long-term service within the water management sector at the World Water Day celebration held by the Ministry of Interior. Congratulations!

NATIONAL RUN for the DIKE GUARDS 22/03/15

2015.03.12. 13:53

-

On the occasion of World Water Day, also highlighting the importance of the profession, our intention is to pay respect to our dike guards, the people knowing our natural waters and water resources the best. Their expertise and activity is impossible to be substituted in case of floods.

Inland water protection alert again in South-Transdanubia 06/03/2015

2015.03.10. 14:43

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate ordered Level 1 of inland water protection alert effective from 11.00 am on 06/03/15 in the inland water protection section No. 05.02 of Kölked-Béda, in the pumping stations of ‘Gerecháti’ and ’Vizslaki’.

Hydro-meteorological report for January 2015 – 16/02/15

2015.03.11. 14:01

-

The first month of the year was significantly, about 3°C, warmer than previous years’ average.  In January, the precipitation values (mainly snow) showed an increase by approximately one third compared to the corresponding values of last year in the South-Transdanubian region.

Cancelling the inland water protection alert for Lake Balaton 24/03/15

2015.03.24. 11:07

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate cancelled the inland water protection alert (Level 1) in the inland water protection section No. 05.03 in Balatonlelle in the pumping station of Zamárdi effective from 6.00 pm on 23/03/15.
 

Summary on the World Water Day

2015.03.26. 13:11

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate celebrated the World Water Day on 22nd March 2015 and offered colourful programmes at different locations. The programmes provided an enjoyable recreational activity and festive moments for various age groups.

A running competition was organized in Mohács on 22nd March 2015 in order to pay respect to the self-sacrificing work of our dike guards.  The race started simultaneously at 10.00 am at various locations of the 12 water management directorates with the motto of ‘Run faster than the flood’.  120 competitors from the age of 6 to 60 gathered in Mohács for the 1.4 km long race.  The runners were offered refreshments at the finish-line and awarded a Certificate of Achievement. Following the award-giving ceremony in the three categories (women/men/children),

Current issue of ’From Dráva to Balaton’ magazine is out – 12/03/15

2015.03.13. 10:54

2015logo

The current electronic issue of ’From Dráva to Balaton’ by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate is available.

Hungarian – American Water Management Summit in Szolnok 06/03/2015

2015.03.10. 14:35

amerbelyeg

Thomas P. Bostick, US Army Lieutenant General, Chief of Engineers of the US Army (USACE) arrived in Hungary to get information on the status of flood and inland water protection activities and to have discussions with the Hungarian political elite, national and local water management experts on strengthening the co-operation.

Cancelling the inland water protection alert 20/03/15

2015.03.23. 12:27

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate cancelled the inland water protection alert (Level 1) in the inland water protection section No. 05.002 in Kölked-Béda in the pumping stations of Béda, Gerecháti and Vizslaki effective from 3.00 pm on 20/03/15.

Cancelling the inland water protection alert 17/03/15

2015.03.23. 12:25

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate cancelled the inland water protection alert (Level 1) in the inland water protection section No. 05.03 in Balatonlelle in the pumping stations of Balatonöszöd and Szántód effective from 6.00 pm on 16/03/15.
 

Inland water protection alert Béda - 28/02/15

2015.02.28. 10:59

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate ordered Level 1 of inland water protection alert effective from 6.00 am on 28/02/15 in the inland water protection section No. 05.02 of Kölked-Béda, in the pumping station of Béda.

DDVIZIG’s Annual Assessment Meeting 11/02/15

2015.02.16. 09:08

foig2-belyeg

Mr Balázs Somlyódy got appointed as the Director-General of the General Directorate of Water Management on 1st October 2014 by Mr Sándor Pintér, the Minister of Interior. The newly appointed Director-General visited our Directorate on 11th February 2015 to attend the Annual Assessment Meeting – Year 2014.

Cancelling the inland water protection alert 23/02/15

2015.02.25. 10:51

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate cancelled the inland water protection alert (Level 1) in the inland water protection section No. 05.02 in Kölked-Béda and in the pumping station of Gerecháti effective from 6.00pm on 19/02/15.

Report on hydrology and inland water in the South-Transdanubian region – 10/02/15 10

2015.02.16. 09:21

belviz balaton prese belyeg

Year 2014 was significantly more humid than the average in the operational area of our Directorate. The cumulative of the annual precipitation of the 18 gauging stations last year was 921 mm exceeding the average of the previous years’ by 260 mm.

Hydro-meteorological report for January 2015 - 16/02/15

2015.02.18. 11:27

-

The first month of the year was significantly, about 3°C, warmer than previous years’ average.  In January, the precipitation values (mainly snow) showed an increase by approximately one third compared to the corresponding values of last year in the South-Transdanubian region. 

Flood protection strategy is being prepared with the aim of retaining the riverbeds 05/02/15

2015.02.11. 09:01

-

According to the Deputy Technical Director of the General Directorate of Water Management, a social debate will soon be launched on the flood protection strategy, Mr István Láng believes that at least as much attention should be given to the maintenance of existing protection structures as to the building of new ones.

Information on inland water 06/02/15

2015.02.06. 10:00

-

There is inland water protection alert put in place in 46 inland water protection sections, in the area of 10 water management directorates. There is Alert Level 1 in 13 sections, Alert Level 2 in 31 sections and Alert Level 3 in 2 sections.

Higher inland protection water alert 02/02/15

2015.02.03. 13:37

belviz-belyeg

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate ordered Level 2 of inland water protection alert effective from 6.00 am on 02/02/15 due to the high water level in the drainage canal in the inland water protection section No. 05.03 of Balatonlelle, in the pumping station in Balatonöszöd.

The inland protection alert has been cancelled in Béda 03/02/15

2015.02.06. 10:03

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate has cancelled Level 1 of inland protection alert in its inland water protection section No 05.02 of 'Kölked-Béda' and in the pumping station in Béda effective from 2.00pm on 03/02/15.

Inland water protection alert - 27/01/15

2015.01.27. 14:05

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate ordered Level 1 of inland water protection alert effective from 6.00 am on 23/01/15 due to the high water level in the drainage canal in the inland water protection section No. 05.03 of Balatonlelle in the pumping station in Szántód. Also due to high water level in the drainage canal, Alert Level 1 is in place in pumping stations in Zamárdi and Balatonöszöd effective from 6.00 am on 26/01/15. Furthermore, there is Alert Level 1 in the inland water protection section No. 05.02 of Kölked-Béda in the pumping stations of Gerechát and Béda effective from 7.00 am on 26/01/15.

Personnel changes in the organizations of the Hungarian Hydrology Society in County Somogy and County Baranya – 20/01/15

2015.01.27. 10:27

MHT

The national organization will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2017. The organization of the Hungarian Hydrology Society (HHS) in County Baranya was one of the first founded in October 1952. Compared to other counties, the organization in County Somogy started its operation later, in 1972 only.

Inland water protection alert again on 20/01/15

2015.01.27. 10:47

-

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate ordered Level 1 of inland water protection alert effective from 6.00 am on 19/01/15 due to the high water level in the inland water protection section No. 05.03 in Balatonlelle, in the inland water drainage area in Zardavári and in the pumping station of Ordacsehi

Less significant floodwave on the River Danube – 13/01/15

2015.01.15. 14:27

-

During the last six days the Alpine catchment area of the River Danube has seen 20-45 mm of precipitation. Below 1,500 metres of altitude the aggregate was rain that has eventuated  significant snow melt. Some days ago the amount of water trapped in the snow was 4.5 km3 above the section of Pozsony that has decreased by its quarter due to the snow melting.

Snow and ice reports – 06/01/15

2015.01.15. 14:31

-

On 28th December 2014, it got clouded and started snowing throughout the country.  There was a significant amount of snow in the south-western part of the country, thus in the operational area of our Directorate as well.