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2021. szeptember 14., kedd

Hydrologist Club launches at the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate September 13, 2021

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From the year of 2021, monthly lectures are planned to be held by the Hungarian Hydrological Society’s Territorial Organization of County Baranya -from September till the end of next May-, in the official premises ...

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2021. június 5., szombat

World Environment Day - June 5th, 2021

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The first major conference on environmental issues was held in 1972 by the United Nations, which is known as the Conference on the Human Environment or the Stockholm Conference. Resolution A/RES/2994 (XXVII) was set out and adopted ...

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2021. május 27., csütörtök

Internal training in Kaposvár at Kapos flood defence structure - for water management operators and water security guards – May 26, 2021

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Within the framework of the education program for civil servants employed by water management entities, internal training was held for colleagues employed in the job categories of water management operators and water security guards on May 27, 2021 in Kaposvár, at Kapos flood defence structure ...

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2020. december 2., szerda

Blood Donation Campaign Was Organized At The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate – December 2, 2020

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Blood donation campaign was organized at the premises of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate on Wednesday December 2, 2020. Blood donation events are considered as a tradition

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2020. július 14., kedd

Short film, which summarises the events of the flood protection exercise

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Joint flood protection exercise was held by the General Directorate of Water Management and the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate at several locations in the area of ??its operation on July 14, 2020.

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2020. április 22., szerda

The final of the National Vocational Training Competition

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National Vocational Education Competition (OSZTV) was published this year as well in accordance with traditions and in line with Section 73(2)(h) of Act 187 of 2011 on Vocational Education and Training. In 2020, out of six schools, which provide secondary education on water management in the country, 32 students entered for the competition in the field of water management technician.

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2020. február 13., csütörtök

National Vocational Training Competition was organized at Drava Valley High School in Barcs

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National Vocational Education Competition (OSZTV) was published this year as well in accordance with traditions and in line with Section 73(2)(h) of Act 187 of 2011 on Vocational Education and Training. In 2020, out of six schools, which provide secondary education on water management in the country, 32 students entered for the competition in the field of water management technician.

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The second quarterly edition of our online magazine From River Drava to Lake Balaton was published – June 17. 2022.

2022.06.17. 11:34

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The second quarterly edition of our online magazine From River Drava to Lake Balaton was published.

Cooperation agreement was signed between the STWMD and the Kaposvár Vocational Training Center József Lamping Technical and Vocational School September 29, 2021

2021.10.18. 10:09

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Cooperation agreement was signed between the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate (DDVIZIG) and the Kaposvár Vocational Training Center József Lamping Technical and Vocational School on the occasion of the School's Open Day, which was organized on September 29, 2021 ...

On-site visits and reviews were carried out by the IT Specialised Committee at the operational area of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate

2021.10.18. 09:34

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On-site visits and reviews were carried out by the IT Specialised Committee at the operational area of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate (DDVIZIG) in the framework of the autumn review from September 28 to 30, 2021 ...

The Career Choice Exhibition and Trade Show were held for the 20th time in Kaposvár, in which the STWMD also participated – September 15-17, 2021

2021.10.14. 09:48

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The 20th Jubilee Career Choice Exhibition and Trade Show were held in the Kaposvár Arena between 15 and 17 September organized by the Government Agency of County Somogy, where our directorate was represented by two stands among the nearly 60 exhibitors

Conceptual design of Lake Balaton monitoring system – consultation meeting October 5, 2021

2021.10.14. 09:28

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On October 5, 2021, consultation meeting was held by the professionals in Veszprém, the primary purpose of which was to plan the structure and functions of the Lake Balaton monitoring system and to define the development tasks.

On-site visit and review was held by the Specialised Committee for Flood protection structures on the flood protection section of Mohács No. 05.01. – September 16, 2021

2021.10.07. 13:27

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According to Article 8 (1a) of the Government Decree 232/1996 (XII.26.) and the General Director's Instructions and Guidelines regarding the subject of Autumn Review, on-site visit and inspection was held by the ...

On-site visit was held by the Specialized Committee in the Engineering District of Pécs September 14, 2021

2021.10.06. 14:53

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Hillside reservoir structures in County Baranya were visited in the framework of the On-site visit, which was held by the Specialized Committee in the Engineering District of Pécs with the participation of the Department for Watershed Control and Irrigation and the Department for Water Protection and Watershed Management on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 ...

Cooperation Agreement was established between the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate and the Municipality of Magyarhertelend on September 12, 2021

2021.10.06. 11:06

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Cooperation Agreement was established between the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate and the Municipality of Magyarhertelend on Lake Barátúri, which was signed on September 12, 2021 (Sunday) after the opening ceremony of the exhibition "Along Watercourses ...

Socialization forums of Hungary's third River basin management plan (RBMP) September 9, 2021

2021.10.05. 08:19

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Between 30 August 2021 and 9 September 2021, a national forum for the coordinated consultation of VGT3 (Third River Basin Management Plan) and ÁKK2 (First Revision of Hungary's Flood Risk Management Plan), a series of online events was organized by the General Directorate of Water Management ...

On-site visit and inspection was held by the Specialised Committee for Flood Protection Structures in the water protection section No. 05.02 in Drávaszabolcs – September 8, 2021

2021.10.05. 07:25

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According to Article 8 (1a) of the Government Decree 232/1996 (XII.26.) and the General Director's Instructions regarding the subject of Autumn Review, on-site visit and inspection was held by the Specialised Committee for Flood Protection Structures in the flood protection section No. 05.02 in Drávaszabolcs on September 8, 2021 ...

Autumn on-site visit and inspection of inland water protection structures and pumping stations was held in three inland water protection sections of the STWMD on September 7-8

2021.09.23. 11:09

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Autumn on-site visit and inspection - based on the guidelines issued by the General Directorate of Water Management (OVF) – was held by the Specialised Committee for inland water protection structures and pumping stations in three inland water protection sections of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate:

Autumn on-site visit and inspection of inland water protection structures was held by the mechanical Specialised Committee in the operational area of Section Engineering of Pécs

2021.09.23. 10:40

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Autumn on-site visit and inspection of inland water protection structures was held by the mechanical Specialised Committee in the operational area of Section Engineering of Pécs with the participation of the Department for Technical Safety (MBSZ) and the Department for Watershed Control and Irrigation (VÖO) on September 7 (Tuesday), 2021.

Hillside on-site visit at the operational area of Engineering District of Kaposvár and Sellye - September 1, 2021

2021.09.22. 13:25

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Hillside on-site visit of flood protection structures was held by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate in County Somogy September 1, 2021.

Online partner meeting was held within the framework of WISEDrava LIFE project September 1, 2021

2021.09.22. 11:09

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Online partner meeting was held within the framework of the WISEDrava LIFE project on September 1, 2021, from 10:30 am, which were attended by the representatives of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate (DDVIZIG).

The autumn review of flood control structures was carried out on the flood protection section of Drávasztára No. 05.03 by the South-TWMD on August 31, 2021

2021.09.22. 10:52

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The autumn review of flood control structures was carried out on the flood protection section of Drávasztára No. 05.03 by the Flood Control Structure Review Committee of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate on August 31, 2021.

Hillside on-site visit at the operational area of Engineering District of Pécs - August 31, 2021

2021.09.22. 10:42

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Hillside on-site visit at the operational area of Engineering District of Pécs in County Baranya was held by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate August 31, 2021.

State award on the occasion of Hungary’s August 20 national holiday

2021.09.06. 10:46

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Hungarian Silver Cross of Merit State Award was presented to Mr Gábor Horváth, Head of Department for Hydrography and Archive of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate (DDVIZIG) by President János Áder at the awards ceremony, which was held on the occasion of the celebration of St. Stephen, the founder of the Hungarian state, on August 20.

Director General Recognition on the occasion of Hungarian National holiday, August 20th

2021.09.06. 10:38

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Ms Edit Győri, the employee of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate (DDVIZIG) was awarded by Mr István Láng with the Diploma of Director General on the occasion of Hungary’s August 20 national holiday according to the order of recognitions and rewards in the water management sector.

Preparatory meeting and discussion on the development of River Information Services (RIS) planned for River Drava – August 17-18, 2021.

2021.09.06. 10:29

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On August 17-18, 2021 a project preparatory meeting and discussion was held with the participation of staff of the Hungarian National Association of Radio Distress-Signalling and Infocommunications (RSOE)...

Low-water review and on-site visit of River Drava August 10-11, 2021

2021.08.16. 10:42

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Low-water review and on-site visit was held on River Drava by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate on August 10-11, 2021. The first day of the event was spent under the direction of the Assistant Engineering Director Zsolt György, while on the second day this task was done by Director Zoltán Bencs...

Restoration work on Stream Sarádi – July 19, 2021

2021.08.16. 10:31

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On 17 July 2021 (Saturday), due to the intense amount of precipitation - 103 mm – on the catchment area of Stream Sarádi, the elevated water level crossed the dam of the reservoir. Leaching occurred at four locations on the protected side of the dam ...

Volunteers’ qualification was renewed prolonged in Vejti - the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate was also represented at the flood protection practice June 26, 2021

2021.08.16. 10:21

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The rains of the previous days did not spare County Baranya either. Third-degree water damage alert was ordered Vejti in County Baranya due to the significantly increased water level caused by sudden heavy rainfall.

The Working Group responsible for Collecting and Testing Water Samples of the DDVIZIG received the accredited status of the National Accreditation Authority (NAH) - June 24, 2021

2021.07.05. 11:15

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The permanent accredited status of the Working Group responsible for Collecting and Testing Water Samples of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate (DDVIZIG) was maintained ...

Online meeting was held by the regional river basin councils June 22, 2021

2021.06.30. 14:45

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Online meeting was held by Danube Sub-basin Water Management Council from 9 am, June 22, 2021 (Tuesday), at which the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate (DDVIZIG) was represented as well.

Study trip in Szeged, at the mobile dam construction practice of the Lower Tisza District Water Management Directorate (ATIVIZIG) - June 17, 2021.

2021.06.28. 13:27

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The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate (DDVIZIG) was represented by 8 of its colleagues on the required biennial practice of the mobile dam construction on the Szeged downtown section of River Tisza ...

The annual on-site visit of the Hungarian-Croatian flood protection structures of common interest was held by the Hungarian Section of the Danube and Drava River Basin Subcommittee

2021.06.21. 14:24

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With regard to the COVID-19 epidemic situation caused by SARS-CoV-2 virus, the annual on-site visit of Hungarian-Croatian flood protection structures of common interest was carried out by the Hungarian and Croatian Parties separately ...

Online opening conference of the project ForMURA - “Update and further development of the Mura flood warning and forecasting model” – June 15, 2021

2021.06.18. 07:15

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Online opening conference of the project ForMURA was attended by the employees of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate (DDVIZIG) in the morning of Tuesday, June 15, 2021.

WISEDrava LIFE project - online partner meeting June 15, 2021

2021.06.17. 13:09

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Online partner meeting was held within the framework of the WISEDrava LIFE project on June 15, 2021 in the morning, during which the project related economic study made by REKK Kft. was discussed.

Being a dam keeper is not merely a profession but a way of life –

2021.06.17. 10:25

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150 years ago, on this day, June 10, 1871, the law came into force, which established “dam keeper police” as an institution ...

Internal training in Mohács on the topic of “Flood protection in practice in the area of operation of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate” June 9, 2021

2021.06.15. 11:05

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Within the framework of the education program for civil servants employed by water management entities, internal training was held for colleagues employed in the job categories of water management operators and water security guards on June 9, 2021 in Mohács, at the flood defence centre of DDVIZIG.

DRYvER water sampling at the Hungarian case study area and on site mobile application test – June 8, 2021

2021.06.17. 09:50

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Awareness-raising event for DRYvER stakeholders was organized jointly by the University of Pécs (PTE) and South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate (DDVIZIG) on June 8 ...

Exceptional hydrographic measurements were carried out on Canal Sió on the occasion of water drainage at Lake Balaton – June 7-8, 2021.

2021.06.15. 13:46

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The drainage from Lake Balaton, which started at 8 am, on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 was combined with a water flow longitudinal-section survey on Canal Sió.

Remediation at the site of the former electroplating plant – June 1, 2021

2021.06.14. 13:59

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Electroplating plant located in 10 Edison Street, was operated by the former Pécs Iron Industry Cooperative for decades, until the early 1990s. A 2 m3-sized neutralization shaft was applied in the south-eastern part of the plant area.

Online conference was organized by the Danube and Drava River Basin Subcommittee of the Standing Hungarian-Croatian Water Management Committee – May 27, 2021

2021.06.15. 10:23

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The annual meeting was held by the Danube and Drava River Basin Subcommittee of the Standing Hungarian-Croatian Water Management Committee atypically in the framework of an online videoconference on May 27, 2021.

Online partner meeting was held within the framework of the WISEDrava LIFE project May 27, 2021.

2021.06.09. 10:47

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Online partner meeting was held within the framework of the WISEDrava LIFE project on May 27, 2021, from 8 am, during which the project related study “Impact assessment of land use along River Dráva and planned types of interventions on the section between 0 rkm and the River Mura estuary” was discussed.

Internal training at the premises of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate - May 26, 2021

2021.06.15. 08:11

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Within the framework of the education program for civil servants employed by water management entities, internal training was held for colleagues employed in the job categories of water management operators and water security guards by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate on May 26, 2021 in Drávasztára.

National QualcoDanube Proficiency Testing Scheme

2021.06.04. 12:58

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National QualcoDanube Proficiency Testing Scheme was organized by Wessling Ltd. on May 3, 2021, which was attended by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate’s (DDVIZIG) Working Group responsible for Collecting and Testing Water Samples as well ...

Online professional training on the usage of ArcGIS PRO Mapping Software May 20, 2021

2021.06.04. 13:45

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“The Usage of ArcGIS PRO Mapping Software” online professional training course was organized by the General Directorate of Water Management on May 20, 2021. The training was attended by our colleagues ...

Launch of ArcGIS Desktop add-in application, which generates water management ID – May 18, 2021

2021.06.07. 13:41

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On May 18, 2021 online meeting and discussion was organized by the General Directorate of Water Management on the launch of ArcGIS Desktop add-in application, which generates water management ID.

Online partner meeting was held within the framework of the WISEDrava LIFE project May 12, 2021

2021.06.07. 13:30

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Online partner meeting was held within the framework of the WISEDrava LIFE project on

May 12, 2021, from 10 am, during which the project related study made by the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) was discussed.

Online consultation on flood localization plans - May 11, 2021

2021.06.14. 13:42

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Online consultation was organized by VIZITERV Environ Kft. and the General Directorate of Water Management (OVF) in connection with the review of localization plans in the framework of project ...

Handover of the construction site of Kaposfüred bypass section of expressway 67 - 10 May 2021

2021.06.11. 13:50

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Online construction site handover-takeover was convened by the investor National Infrastructure Development Company (NIF) on 10 May 2021, regarding the bypass section of Kaposfüred. This  will be an extension up to the north bypass of Kaposvár ...

Control Measurements were made by the Working Group responsible for Collecting and Testing Water Samples - May 3, 2021

2021.05.12. 14:22

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On May 3, 2021 Control Measurements were conducted by the Working Group responsible for Collecting and Testing Water Samples, which covered an intra-group comparison measurement with the participation of 6 experts of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate (DDVIZIG) ...

Excellent results were achieved by the students of the Faculty of Water Sciences in the Technical Science Section of the 35th National Scientific Students Associations Conference

2021.05.12. 13:00

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Excellent results were achieved by the students of the Faculty of Water Sciences in the Technical Science Section of the 35th National Scientific Students' Associations Conference (OTDK) ...

Online partner meeting was held by the members of the WISEDrava LIFE project - April 21, 2021

2021.05.12. 12:35

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On April 21, 2021, online partner meeting was held by the WWF Hungary within the framework of the WISEDrava LIFE project. In the first half of the meeting, the project partners - the Danube-Drava National Park Directorate, SEFAG Forestry and Timber Industry Ltd., Croatian Waters Varasd, WWF Hungary and the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate ...

Online conciliation meeting was held on the development opportunities of the international cycling tourism project Amazon of Europe – April 21, 2021

2021.04.26. 10:17

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On April 21, 2021, an online meeting was held between the Entrepreneurship Center Foundation for County Somogy and Logframe Consulting Office regarding the international cycling tourism project called "Amazon of Europe".

Plant a tree for the future! Tree planting at Lake Barátúr – April 10, 2021

2021.04.26. 10:37

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The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate considers environmental protection, maintenance and care as vitally important and essential. We are convinced that our values and its conservation can only be entrusted with the future generations if we teach them how to do so.

Online consultation on the River Information System (RIS) to be developed on River Drava – March 30, 2021

2021.04.23. 12:41

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On March 30, 2021 (Tuesday), online consultation was held with the management and staff of the Hungarian National Association for Radio Emergency Calls and Info-communications Services (RSOE) ...

Poster Exhibition was opened at the Drava Museum of Public Interest in Barcs on the occasion of the World Water Day - March 22, 2021.

2021.04.23. 13:04

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Poster Exhibition was opened from the joint collection of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate (DDVIZIG) and the Danube Museum in Esztergom at the Drava Museum of Public Interest in Barcs on the occasion of the World Water Day - March 22, 2021.

QUAD BIKES ON DAMS, OR FIGHT AGAINST LITTER

2021.03.18. 10:38

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For many people quad bikes are known as sports equipment, however these vehicles are now suitable for professional, corporate and official purposes. From now on, the work of water sector’s staff will also be considerably facilitated by quads.

Conciliation meeting was held on March 11, 2021 by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate and the Municipality of Barcs concerning the River Drava

2021.03.17. 10:41

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The water management problems of River Drava in Barcs were discussed by Mr Zoltán Bencs, Head of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate and Mr Csaba Koós, Mayor of Barcs, at the Mayor's Office on March 11, 2021 ...

On-site visit in Dunaszekcső regarding the local government’s water damage prevention plan – March 9, 2021

2021.03.22. 09:47

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On March 9, 2021 a joint on-site visit was held concerning the flood protection of coastal parts of Dunaszekcső and Bár settlements by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate and the Mohács Branch-Office of Baranya County Directorate for Disaster Management.

Blood Donation Campaign Was Organized At The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate – March 9. 2021

2021.03.10. 10:27

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Blood donation campaign was organized at the premises of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate on Tuesday March 9, 2021.

Consultation meeting on planning the installation of waterway marks with the participation of Territorial Directorates for Water Management – February 23 2021

2021.03.16. 13:34

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Annual consultation meeting on planning the installation of waterway marks was held online – due to COVID-19 pandemic situation – by the General Directorate of Water Management (OVF) on February 23, 2021.

Training of technical staff on duty was held by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate – 19 February 2021

2021.03.08. 08:18

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In accordance with current legal provisions and measures a 24-hour technical on-call service is operated by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate, which is performed by our employees on a weekly basis.

2nd Spatial Data on Water and GIS (online) Conference February 17-18, 2021

2021.02.26. 08:48

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The 2nd Spatial Data on Water and GIS Conference was held by the General Directorate of Water Management with the online participation of experts from the Territorial Directorates for Water on February 17-18, 2021.

Keep collecting - Plastic caps campaign for Matthew's healing February 12, 2021.

2021.02.22. 14:32

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The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate (DDVIZIG) has also joined the Hungarian Program Series of the European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR), which was organized by the Ministry for Innovation and Technology last year on November 21-29, 2020. The event’s theme for the year of 2020 was “Invisible waste”.

Books and printed publications regarding water management were donated by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate (DDVIZIG) to the Danube Museum, Esztergom

2021.03.23. 09:35

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Books and publications from the end of the 1800s and the beginning of the 1900s, mainly on the subject of definite project plans; documentations and books on water management were donated to the Danube Museum, Esztergom, which improves and diversifies the library's collection.

Plastic Caps Campaign For Matthew's Healing – On the Occasion of the European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) – December 17, 2020

2020.12.18. 10:35

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The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate (DDVIZIG) has also joined the Hungarian Program Series of the European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR), which was organized by the Ministry for Innovation and Technology on November 21-29, 2020.

Several boxes of gifts were collected by the employees of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate in the framework of a Christmas Charity Campaign December 16, 2020

2020.12.18. 08:34

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Several gifts and presents were collected by the employees of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate in the framework of a Christmas Charity Campaign this year for children living in the care of the Baranya County Child Protection Centre and the Regional Child Protection Specialised Service.

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate is committed to waste collection and determined to make an end to illegal dumping in its operational area December 1, 2020

2020.12.03. 12:41

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In recent months, a large-scale environmental clean-up and garbage collection campaign was launched in the operational area of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate by our staff members. On this occasion, an open event to the press was organized on November 13 (Friday) in the south part of Mohács, along the flood protection embankment of River Danube.

Decision on the winning bid – Western Belt Channel – November 27, 2020

2020.11.30. 12:56

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ll for tender was announced by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate (7623 Pécs, Köztársaság tér 7.)  – based on the provisions of Government Decree No. 254/2007. (X.4.) on the Management of State Property – on October 2, 2020, for the partial lease of the area with land register reference number ...

Decision on the winning bid – Canal Keleti-Bozót – November 26, 2020

2020.11.27. 13:32

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Open call for tender was announced by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate (7623 Pécs, Köztársaság tér 7.)  – based on the provisions of Government Decree No. 254/2007. (X.4.) on the Management of State Property – on October 5, 2020, for the partial lease of the area with land register reference number ...

A large-scale environment clean-up and garbage collection campaign was launched in the operational area of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate

2020.11.26. 14:57

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A large-scale environmental clean-up and garbage collection campaign was launched in the operational area of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate.

Online meeting was held by the Water Management Council of Lake Balaton Sub-catchment area - November 17, 2020

2020.11.18. 14:38

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The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate has participated as member of the Water Management Council of Lake Balaton Sub-catchment area in its online meeting on 17 November 2020. The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate was represented by our staff member previously delegated to the Council.

Environmental clean-up and garbage collection campaign has launched in the operational area of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate (DDVIZIG) 11/13/2020

2020.11.18. 11:05

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Environmental clean-up and garbage collection campaign was implemented in a total of 15 sectors on specific sections of River Danube, River Drava and other small watercourses by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate (DDVIZIG).

Internal training at the premises of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate - on the subjects of data management and data protection - November 10, 2020

2020.11.18. 10:50

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Within the framework of the education program for civil servants employed by water management entities, internal training was held on the subjects of “Rules regarding data management and data protection, encrypted data management and data transmission” by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate on November 10, 2020.

Plant a tree for our Planet’s future – one individual planting a tree can make a difference

2020.11.10. 13:15

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The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate considers environmental protection, maintenance and care as vitally important and essential. We are convinced that our values and its conservation can only be entrusted with the future generations if we teach them how to do so ...

European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) Program Series in Hungary November 21-29, 2020

2020.11.10. 10:39

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The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate (DDVIZIG) has also joined the Hungarian Program Series of the European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR), which is organized by the Ministry for Innovation and Technology.

Final evaluation meeting of the on-site visits in 2020 at the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate – 5th November 2020

2020.11.11. 10:21

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During the autumn of 2020 the annual on-site visits of water damage prevention structures under the trusteeship of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate were executed by the contribution of our experts.

On-site visit at the Hillside operational area of Engineering District of Kaposvár - October 29, 2020

2020.11.04. 14:31

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On-site visit at the Hillside operational area of Engineering District of Kaposvár was carried out by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate on October 29, 2020.

On-site visit at the Hillside operational area of Engineering District of Pécs - October 28, 2020

2020.11.04. 15:30

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On October 28, 2020, on-site visit at the Hillside operational area of Engineering District of Pécs was held by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate ...

Autumn on-site visit and inspection was held at Kaposvár flood protection section and the related inland water protection sections at Lake Balaton South shore by the STWMD

2020.11.06. 10:46

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Autumn on-site visit was held on October 20, 2020 regarding the entire length of the first-rate importance flood protection defensive lines as well as the major flood and inland water protection facilities that can be accessed through the affected routes ...

Autumn on-site visit and inspection was held at Mohács flood protection section and the related inland water protection sections in Kölked-Beda by the STWMD on October 16, 2020

2020.11.05. 13:55

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Autumn on-site visit was held on October 16, 2020 regarding the entire length of the first-rate importance flood protection defensive lines as well as the major flood and inland water protection facilities that can be accessed through the affected routes, with special attention given to structures covered by our directorate's mission plan and action plan.

Autumn 2020 on-site visit and inspection of flood and inland water protection structures was carried out by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate

2020.11.09. 13:36

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The annual review of the water damage prevention structures in 2020 under the trusteeship of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate took place on 15-16 October and 20 October 2020 ...

Transboundary on-site visits at River Drava in the area of Barcs and Drávaszabolcs on October 14, 2020

2020.10.20. 09:47

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Transboundary on-site visits were held at River Drava in the area of Barcs and Drávaszabolcs by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate on October 14, 2020.

Hydro-meteorological Information of September 2020 - October 14, 2020

2020.10.20. 10:03

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During the month of September 2020, 26-46 mm of rain fell on the operational area of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate, which is significantly less than the multi-year average. There was virtually no rainfall in the first two-thirds of the month.

Autumn inspection of hydrographic stations in the operational area of the STWMD - Engineering District of Kaposvár October 12-13, 2020

2020.10.20. 09:22

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On October 12-13, 2020, the autumn inspection of hydrographic stations took place in the operational area of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate - Engineering District of Kaposvár.

Second-degree of water quality preparedness was terminated at the Western Belt Channel October 12, 2020

2020.10.20. 09:17

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Due to the dredging of Lake Balaton - in order to prevent the deterioration of water quality – the previously imposed measures of second-degree of water quality preparedness was terminated on October 12, 2020 (Monday) at 6 pm by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate.

Autumn inspection of flood protection structures were carried out by the Department for Flood Protection and River Management in the operational area of the STWMD October 1-9, 2020

2020.10.16. 12:01

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As part of the usual autumn inspection, the flood protection section 05.03 of Drávasztára was visited on October 1, 2020 with the help of our experts. Flood defense embankments and structures were visited and inspected by the Committee.

 

Annual review of communication lines, instruments and devices at the flood protection centers and sites of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate, October 5-8, 2020

2020.10.16. 10:59

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Communication lines, instruments and devices were checked in the framework of an onsite visit in the flood protection centers and business premises by the responsible IT Committee of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate between 5th and 8th October 2020.

Autumn inspection of hydrographic stations in the operational area of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate - Engineering District of Pécs October 6, 2020

2020.10.16. 10:31

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On October 6, 2020, the autumn inspection of hydrographic stations took place in the operational area of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate - Engineering District of Pécs.

Revision of Flood Damage Prevention Facilities by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate between September 23, 2020 and September 30, 2020

2020.10.16. 08:43

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As part of the regular autumn inspection, the following flood protection structures were visited between the 23rd and 30th September 2020 with the participation of our section engineers, deputy section engineers, head of departments, area inspectors and flood protection officers ...

Call for Proposals - Hugo Lampl Memorial Plaque Award

2020.11.04. 13:49

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Call for Proposals was published by the Ministry of Interior - Deputy State Secretariat for Public Employment and Water Management in the 52nd edition of Official Notice 2020 to promote the Call for Proposals for Hugo Lampl Memorial Plaque Award in 2021 ...

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate provides internship for students study at the University of Pécs – Faculty of Sciencies

2020.10.15. 14:17

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Students from the University of Pécs are regularly accepted by our directorate for years. From September 28, 2020, students of the Faculty of Science majoring in geoinformatics spend a week with us as apprentices.

Internal training provided by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate

2020.10.15. 14:09

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Within the framework of the Education Programme for Civil Servants employed by water management entities, internal training was held by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate on September 24, 2020, on the subject of Data Management and Data Protection Rules, Encrypted Data Management, Data Transmission.

Hydrological assessment of the water damage caused by flood wave of Stream Babócsai-Rinya in July 2020 - September 28, 2020

2020.10.15. 14:58

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At the end of July, catchment areas in County Somogy – within the operational area of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate – experienced heavy, two-day rainfall activities, which caused the highest water levels in the past 70 years (since the beginning of observation) at several hydrographic stations ...

Decision on the winning bid - Western Belt Channel September 23, 2020

2020.09.25. 10:44

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Open call for tender was announced by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate – based on the provisions of Government Decree No. 254/2007. (X.4.) on the Management of State Property – on August 6, 2020, for the partial lease of the area with land register reference number ...

Awareness raising events at the Boros-Drava September 22, 2020

2020.09.24. 13:46

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Two awareness-raising events were organized by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate (DDVIZIG) and the Association of Fishermen's Recreation Clubs in County Baranya (HEBMESZ) on 11 and 18 September 2020 at the backwater of Boros-Drava on the outskirts of settlement Old.

Third degree of water quality damage control preparedness was cancelled on stream Vargabónyi

2020.09.22. 09:19

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Due to the removal of fish carcasses was carried out by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate on stream Vargabónyi, the third degree of water quality damage control preparedness was cancelled on Thursday September 17, 2020 at 6:00 pm.

Third degree of water quality damage control preparedness was ordered on stream Vargabónyi

2020.09.21. 10:40

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Due to the removal of fish carcasses is in progress, which is carried out by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate on stream Vargabónyi for this reason the second degree of water quality damage control preparedness ...

Second degree of water quality damage control preparedness was ordered on stream Vargabónyi

2020.09.21. 09:42

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Due to fish mortality on stream Vargabónyi – in the area of Magyaregres - second degree of water quality damage control preparedness was ordered by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate from 6 am on Wednesday September 16, 2020.

Meetings were held by the Water Management Council at the premises of South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate September 10 2020

2020.09.21. 10:47

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The latest meeting of the South-Transdanubian Regional Water Management Council (DDTVT) and the Drava Sub-Basin Water Management Council (DRVT) was hold on September 10, 2020, at the premises of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate in Pécs.

Recognition on the occasion of our national holiday August 20, 2020 September 8, 2020

2020.09.21. 11:08

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Our colleague, Gábor Németh was honoured - based on the recommendation of Director Zoltán Bencs -, by Mr István Láng, Director of the General Directorate of Water Management with the Director General's Award on the occasion of our national holiday, August 20. Gábor Németh ...

Decision on the winning bid - Canal Keleti-Bozót 09/03/2020

2020.09.03. 13:04

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Open call for tender was announced by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate – based on the provisions of Government Decree No. 254/2007. (X.4.) on the Management of State Property – on August 6, 2020, for the partial lease of the area ...

The Hungarian-Croatian Water Quality Protection Sub-Committee held its regular conference on August 31, 2020 in Mohács

2020.09.02. 13:28

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The second six-month period sampling was carried out by the experts of the Hungarian-Croatian Water Quality Protection Sub-Committee on August 31, 2020; at the same time the approved minutes evaluating the work of 2019 was signed by the chairmen of the Sub-Committee in Mohács.

July 28, 2020 – The road was cut in Péterhida

2020.08.31. 12:44

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In Péterhida the bridge – on the municipal dirt road leading to the border guard barracks – was endangered by the flooding of stream Malomárok running parallel to stream Rinya.

The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate provides technical assistance and prepares for the restoration after the weekend rains 28 July 2020 - 9.00 a.m.

2020.08.31. 13:02

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The precipitation record was broken in County Somogy due to the fact that the amount of three months’ rain fell in one night (150 mm of rain fell during the period of 24 hours).

Flood protection exercise was held by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate on July 14, 2020

2020.08.13. 12:11

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Joint flood protection exercise was held by the General Directorate of Water Management and the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate at several locations in the area of ??its operation on July 14, 2020.

The Danube and Dráva - Hungarian-Croatian - Watershed Sub-Committee held its regular conference on July 2, 2020 in Osijek

2020.09.02. 12:25

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The basis of the current water management cooperation between Hungary and the Republic of Croatia is the Government Decree 127/1996. (VII. 25.), which contains the text of the Convention on Water Management Co-operation, signed between the Government of Hungary and the Republic of Croatia in Pécs on July 10, 1994.

 

Lake Barátúri – the largest storm water reservoir in terms of water capacity was built a year ago on the catchment area of Baranya Canal

2020.05.27. 13:26

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In the last decade, short-term, heavy rains have often occurred in the operational area of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate, as the result of extreme weather conditions, which had the impact of flooding.

Earth Day – 22 April 2020

2020.04.24. 11:19

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Earth Day was organized and celebrated in 1970 for the first time. Today it is celebrated in 175 countries and has been held in Hungary since 1990.

OUR WATER ISSUES

2020.04.21. 19:12

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Public service in the field of water management
Technical meeting at the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate

April 20, 2020
 

Online Professional presentations on the occasion of the World Water Day March 25, 2020

2020.04.02. 10:19

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World Water Day is an event held on March 22 each year. Its purpose is to raise awareness of the importance of clean and freshwater to be accessible and available for all and to highlight the vulnerability and actual exposure of freshwater resources and supplies to danger. World Water Day was first formally proposed by the United Nations General Assembly following the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro in 1992 and one year later in 1993, it was held for the first time.

Video message from General Director Mr. István Láng on the occasion of World Water Day

2020.03.26. 10:39

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Ministerial Honours on the occasion of our National Day 15th March and World Water Day 2020

2020.03.24. 13:48

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Mrs Judit Illényiné Szekeres, Assistant Financial Director was granted Silver Award for Public Service in recognition of her exemplary work in the field of water management on the occasion of our National Day 15th March by Dr. Sándor Pintér, Minister of Interior.

Our World Water Day Message: We do take Care of Each Other. Let’s take care of each other

2020.03.26. 10:24

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This short Film was made for the World Water Day on behalf of the General Directorate of Water Management ...

Ministerial Honours on the occasion of World Water Day 2020

2020.03.26. 11:08

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On the proposal of Zoltán Bencs director and on the recommendation of the Board of Water Management Trustees two members of our staff were honoured by Dr. Sándor Pintér, Minister of Interior on the occasion of the World Water Day March 22, 2020 ...

World Water Day 22 March 2020 - Water and climate change World Water Day – 22 March

2020.03.24. 13:37

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World Water Day is an event held on March 22 each year. Its purpose is to raise awareness of the importance of clean and freshwater to be accessible and available for all and to highlight the vulnerability and actual exposure of freshwater resources and supplies to danger. World Water Day was first formally proposed by the United Nations General Assembly following the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro in 1992 and one year later in 1993, it was held for the first time.

 

This year's World Water Day focuses on climate change, with the slogan: WATER AND CLIMATE CHANGE.

WORLD WATER DAY - PRESS RELEASE March 17, 2020

2020.03.25. 08:21

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With regard to the national emergency, that was declared by the Hungarian Government and was regulated in Government Decree 40/2020 (III.11.) and 41/2020. (III.11.) our main celebration event of World Water Day, which was planned to be held on Wednesday March 25, 2020 at 11 am by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate in the Celebration Hall – Municipality of Barcs is cancelled.

South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate will not provide in-person services during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

2020.03.26. 10:15

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Dear Visitor,
From Monday, March 16, 2020, face-to-face service is suspended to the public in our offices until further notice. In order to prevent infection of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) walk-in visitors are only accepted in exceptional and specific emergency cases and in-person services will be provided only for those, who have individual special permit. Giving permit falls within the competence of the director of South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate ...

WORLD WATER DAY - PRESS RELEASE

2020.03.25. 08:12

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With regard to the national emergency, that was declared by the Hungarian Government and was regulated in Government Decree 40/2020 (III.11.) and 41/2020. (III.11.) our main celebration event of World Water Day, which was planned to be held on Wednesday March 25, 2020 at 11 am by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate in the Celebration Hall – Municipality of Barcs is cancelled.

Lake Barátúri has reached its operational water level, The latest artificial lake of County Baranya - Lake Barátúri is filled up with water and is full of with life

2020.03.06. 09:28

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The 53.5-hectare storm water reservoir with the capacity of 1.280.000 cubic meters was completed in the summer of 2019 in County Baranya near the border of Barátúr, Magyarszék and Magyarhertelend, as a project of the consortium comprised the General Directorate of Water Management and the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate.

New director was appointed to the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate

2020.01.13. 15:39

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Due to the retirement of the previous director Mr László Márk, Mr Zoltán Bencs was appointed to the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate from 1 January 2020.

Third degree of local flood alert is cancelled December 6, 2019

2019.12.09. 07:42

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The water flow due to the failure of the right spoil bank of Stream Jamai was stopped by our staff with the installation of sandbags.
The installation is stable, there is no leakage thus the third degree of local flood alert is cancelled today, December 6, 2019 at 4 p.m.

Third degree of local flood alert is in force due to local water damage incident 12/5/19

2019.12.07. 08:47

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The right spoil bank of Stream Jamai has broken on the section 2 + 900 km in  Balatonboglár, therefore third degree of local flood alert emergency was ordered and issued by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate on December 5, 2019 from 9:00 am.
On-site flood defense work has begun with sandbags and plank support and is still taking place.

Open Day at the Faculty of Water Sciences - National University of Public Service (NUPS) Wednesday December 4, 2019

2019.12.07. 09:03

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Faculty Open Day was held on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at the Campus in Baja by the Faculty of Water Sciences - National University of Public Service, where the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate was also represented.

Book Review

2019.12.07. 09:24

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The book titled “Integrated Water Management – The Birth of Hydroinformatics - European and Global Integration” was published with the support of General Directorate of Water Management. The volume was written by István Ijjas, Professor Emeritus, Department of Water Management and Hydraulic Engineering - Faculty of Civil Engineering - Budapest University of Technology and Economics.

The last meeting of the year was held by the Baranya County Professional Committee of the South Transdanubian Regional Water Management Council 21/11/19. Pécs

2019.11.21. 13:21

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At the last technical committee meeting in 2019, three topics were discussed by the committee members: the wastewater treatment program of the settlements of Bakóca, Baranyaszentgyörgy and Gödre.

 

Evaluation meeting of 2019’s autumn review of water prevention facilities at the South- Transdanubian Water Management Directorate 11/11/19

2019.11.12. 11:46

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The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate held a press-public evaluation meeting of 2019’s the autumn water dam remediation facility on November 11, 2019 (Monday), in the directorate's conference room.

Museum liaison persons' meeting 2019. Szolnok, November 5-6.

2019.11.11. 12:36

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This year's meeting of liaison persons of the the libraries of water museums and exhibitions took place in KÖTIVIZIG from 5 to 6 November 2019.

 

Meeting of the Water Management Councils

2019.11.04. 14:04

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Second semester meeting was held by the South-Transdanubian Regional Water Management Council and River Drava sub-basin Water Management Council on October 25, 2019, at the headquarters of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate (hereinafter: DDVIZIG).

Project closing event was held by the Alliance of Climate-Friendly Municipalities in the Knights Hall of the Budapest History Museum of the Hungarian National Museum in Esztergom

2019.11.04. 12:06

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Project closing event was held by the Alliance of Climate-Friendly Municipalities in the Knights Hall of the Budapest History Museum of the Hungarian National Museum in Esztergom on Thursday, October 24, 2019.

Budapest Water Summit 2019 "Preventing Water Crisis"

2019.11.04. 09:50

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Budapest Water Summit 2019 was visited by more than 2300 water management professionals, financial market participants and politicians from 118 countries 15-17 October 2019 in Budapest. The event was first organized by the Hungarian government in October 2013 in cooperation with United Nations organizations and International Secretariat for Water (ISW).

Decorations and awards were granted for the Outstanding and Exemplary Professional Work in Compensation of Damage following the tragic disaster of Hableány on 29th May 2019

2019.08.12. 09:50

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On 7th August 2019 Certificate of merits were granted to the employees of South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate who were involved in rescue operations following the disaster of Hableány on 29th May 2019. Certificate of merits were granted by István Láng, Director - General Directorate of Water Management and László Márk - Head of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate.

The latest artificial lake of County Baranya - Lake Barátúri The storm water reservoir, which was designed for Baranya Canal was completed

2019.07.18. 12:30

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The closing event of the project "Construction of Storm Water Reservoir at the catchment area of Baranya Canal" - a project of the Consortium of two governmental bodies: General Directorate of Water Management and the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate - was held yesterday in Magyarszék and Magyarhertelend. The largest reservoir in terms of water capacity in County Baranya was named ‘Lake Barátúri’.

Danube Day 2019

2019.07.02. 07:32

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This year, the International Danube Day was celebrated by the Hungarian water sector in Győr.  Please scroll down for the photos of the event.

Short film was shot about the implementation of Aljmaski rit & Boros Drava project 09/05/19

2019.05.09. 13:56

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Short bilingual film with English subtitles was shot about the implementation of “Ecological revitalization of Boros-Dráva and Aljmaski rit branches to renew aquatic habitats, increase biodiversity and fishing tourism possibilities” project within the framework of INTERREG V-A Hungary-Croatia Co-operation Programme 2014-2020 by Zeleni Hrvatske (Greens of Croatia), one of the project partners.

Success of Mohács Primary and Secondary Schools in the Territorial Finals of the Disaster Protection Youth Competition

2019.04.24. 08:57

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Five primary and five high school teams measured their knowledge last week in the territorial finals of the disaster protection youth contest.- in a total of 10 events - in the courtyard of the Baranya County Disaster Management Directorate.

Water Protection, Water Management and Flooding Conference 16/04/19

2019.04.18. 08:45

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This year, the General Directorate of Water Management organized an annual national meeting in Somogy County with the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate on inland water protection, water management and flooding.

Water Replacement at Béda 29/03/19

2019.04.03. 14:15

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The weather of this year is very unfavorable for precipitation. After the severe drought in the autumn 2018, the water shortage in the soil did not decrease during the winter 2018, moreover there was very low rainfall in our operational area since the end of January 2019.

Ministerial Honours on the occasion of World Water Day 2019

2019.04.01. 07:33

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Mrs Judit Illényiné Szekeres Assistant Financial Director has received Ministerial Award - Employee of the Year, and Mr Alajos Burián Head of Department for Flood Protection and River Management has received Ministerial Award ...

World Water Day 2019 - WATER FOR EVERYONE!

2019.03.22. 11:45

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Yesterday, the winners of the World Water Day Poetry Contest were awarded at the Thermal Spa in Magyarhertelend. The national poetry contest was launched for primary school students on the occasion of World Water Day in 2019 with the slogan “Leaving no one behind!”. The four best poems were read by the creators and they were awarded at the ceremony of World Water Day. The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate had the honor to have Mr. Csaba Nagy, MP at the event. It was a pleasure to celebrate with the enthusiastic participants.

Winners of the World Water Day Poetry Contest 18/03/19

2019.03.19. 10:46

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National poetry contest was launched for primary school students on the occasion of World Water Day in 2019 with the slogan “Leaving no one behind!” by the South Transdanubian Water Management Directorate and Hungarian Hydrological Society’s Territorial Organizations of County Baranya and Somogy.

Winter drought in Southern Transdanubia 08/03/19

2019.03.19. 15:11

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Due to below the average rainfall in recent months, mild – in some areas moderate - drought events emerged in Southern Transdanubia. Autumn was significantly low in precipitation with the exception of September with abundant rain, while winter with the exception of January low precipitation was detected than the average.

József Majorlaki (Ph.D.) passed away at the age of 98.

2019.03.06. 08:50

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József Majorlaki (Ph.D.), qualified chemical engineer, engineer for water supply and sewerage, former head of department and technical adviser of DDVIZIG South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate, honorary member of the Hungarian Hydrological Society passed away at the age of 98 ...

Call for Proposals - Hugo Lampl Memorial Plaque Award 15/02/19

2019.02.19. 08:19

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Call for Proposals was published by the Ministry of Interior - Deputy State Secretariat for Public Employment and Water Management in the 6th edition of Official Notice 2019 to promote the Call for Proposals for Hugo Lampl Memorial Plaque in 2019.

Download DRAWA free mobile application

2019.02.15. 09:02

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As the result of the implementation of our DRAWA project within the framework of INTERREG V-A Hungary-Croatia Co-operation Programme 2014-2020, DRAWA mobile application is available now.

National Vocational Training Competition was organized at Drava Valley High School in Bacs 14/02/19

2019.02.14. 14:25

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National Vocational Education Competition (OSZTV) was published this year as well in accordance with traditions and in line with Section 73(2)(h) of Act 187 of 2011 on Vocational Education and Training.

Series of national information events were held in order to support the fulfilment of municipalities’ statistical data report requirements 11/02/19

2019.02.13. 08:30

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At the beginning of 2019, a series of national information events were initiated by the water management sector in order to support the implementation of Government Decree No 379/2015 of 8 December 2015 on Specific Waste Water Treatment and Storage Solutions for Settlements, and facilitate the fulfilment of annual online statistical data report requirements for notaries.

Cancelling the Inland Water Protection Alert 08/02/19

2019.02.11. 09:12

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First level inland water protection alerts were cancelled from 6:00 pm 7 February 2019 by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate at the inland protection section numbered 05.03 at Lake-Balaton South shore Balatonlelle, at the pumping stations of Zardavári sub catchment area Ordacsehi and Zamárdi-Tóközi sub catchment area Zamárdi.

Applications and studies of experts are welcome by the Hungarian Hydrological Society for their General Meeting 2019

2019.02.01. 13:57

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This year the 37th National General Meeting will be organized by the Hungarian Hydrological Society in Pécs as the most important professional symposium and it will be held on 3-5 July 2019 ...

Tourism development along River Dráva 24/01/19

2019.01.30. 08:05

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In January 2019, DRAWA project is about to be completed. The project was implemented within the framework of INTERREG V-A Hungary-Croatia Co-operation Programme 2014-2020, and was funded by the European Union, the amount of EU contribution was 235 770,74 EUR.

Inland Water Protection alert at Lake-Balaton South shore 16/01/19

2019.01.16. 11:04

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First level inland water protection alert was ordered from 6:00 am 16 January 2019 by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate at the inland protection section numbered 05.03 at Lake-Balaton South shore Balatonlelle, at the pumping station of Zamárdi-Tóközi.

Water Management Roadshow in Mohács at Károly Kisfaludy Grammar School 13/12/18

2018.12.18. 11:13

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As in 2017, in the framework of a roadshow, water management as a profession was promoted by the Faculty of Water Sciences – National University of Public Service (NUPS) and the General Directorate of Water Management (OVF) in 2018 with a series of events in the whole country at several premises.

Water replenishment of Cún-Szaporca oxbow system in the autumn of 2018.

2018.12.18. 09:51

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At the request of Danube-Dráva National Park water replenishment of Cún-Szaporca oxbow system was launched by the South- Transdanubian Water Management Directorate on October 17, 2018. Water replenishment of Cún-Szaporca oxbow system was made with the closure of the dam Cún from the Black Water stream.

South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate was visited by Santa Claus 07/12/18

2018.12.07. 13:27

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Traditional Santa Claus celebration was held by our directorate this year as well for the pleasure of every child. This Wednesday at five o'clock in the afternoon Santa Claus arrived to us ...

Open Day at the National University of Public Service (NUPS) in Baja 06/12/18

2018.12.07. 14:01

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The annual open day was organized by the NKE (NUPS); besides the National Directorate of Water Management this year's stands of the twelve Water Management Directorates could be visited during the occasion. Visitors were informed by the colleagues and representatives of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate as well about the benefits of the water management sector as a profession and its’ career opportunities.

Civil engineers at the built-up reservoir 21/11/18

2018.11.22. 09:20

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The water sector, such as the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate, is a priority for cooperation with the Faculty of Water Sciences of the National Civil Service. Similarly to last year, this year's construction of the existing reservoir within the framework of settlement and regional development was also reviewed.

Construction of reservoirs in Baranya – pictures 19/11/18.

2018.11.20. 08:25

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The length of the reservoir site to be built will be 2,600 meters, and its construction has begun at the end of June 2018. Due to the amount of the 2,000 - 3,000 cubic meters of daily work, the construction of the dike stature and the formation of the slope were completed by the contractor by the middle of October before the beginning of rainy season.

Investment was started for optimum water distribution 15/11/18

2018.11.19. 08:57

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The 14,42 billion HUF project from the European Union project entitled "Water retention and land use change planning in the Ancestor-Drava program" was held on 14 November 2018 at the Ancestor-Drava Visitor Center in Szaporca.

The lowest water level record was broken at Mohács 18/10/18

2018.10.22. 08:54

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The lowest water level record (LKV) of River Danube was broken in the morning of 18th October, 2018 at Mohács. The water level of River Danube has been measured since 1901, and since then the lowest water level record was 62 cm on the 1st September 2003. Due to the recent extreme weather conditions the current water level of River Danube dropped below the lowest water level record (LKV) by 4 cm.

 

Autumn water replenishment of the Cún-Szaporca oxbow system 17/10/18

2018.10.18. 13:16

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In view of the scarcity of autumn, the Danube-Dráva National Park has requested the water replenishment of the Cún-Szaporca oxbow system for nature protection purposes from the South- Transdanubian Water Management Directorate.
On October 15, 2018, specialists of the Pécs Section Engineering started to close the sluice tables, so the water flowed in the waters of the catchment area was rebuilt in the Black-water’s basin.

Restoration of degree of flood resistance on the 1st main flood protection guard lines 11/10/18

2018.10.16. 08:46

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Project Presentation Event and Press Conference were organized in the framework of “Restoration of degree of flood resistance on the 1st main flood protection guard line” Project by the General Directorate of Water Management (OVF) at the National University of Public Service (NUPS) in Baja on the 4th October 2018, where the solutions applied on Central-Tisza, Upper-Tisza, Down-Tisza and South Transdanubia were shared as well.

Water quality damage prevention practice 10/10/18

2018.10.17. 12:15

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Decree 90/2007 on the Prevention and Remedy of Environmental Damage (1) of Section 13 of the Decree of the Ministry of Health (IV.26.) Provides for the maintenance of an annual remediation exercise for the training and further training of the subordinate staff. Our Board of Directors accordingly conducted a water quality damage remediation exercise on October 2, 2018.

Section Defence and Flood Prevention Squad Practice 09/10/18

2018.10.15. 10:55

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Flood damage prevention practice was held by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate for its’ colleagues on the levee section of River Drava 2 October 2018. In the course of the practice, levees were visited and checked by the technicians by dam keeper district by dam keeper district.

40th National Hydrographic Consultation 09/10/18

2018.10.12. 07:30

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The 40th National Hydrographic Consultation was organized by the Upper Tisza Regional Water Management Directorate in Vásárosnamény 25-27 September 2018. The event was attended by the professionals of General Directorate of Water Management and the 12 water management directorates.

Gábor Rajnai received professional award 21/09/18

2018.09.21. 14:00

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Due to his outstanding professional activity Gábor Rajnai, Head of IT and Telecommunications Department, South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate was given professional award by Dr. Sándor Pintér, Interior Minister.

 

Lampl Hugó Memorial Plaque in 2019.

2018.08.27. 14:04

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The Deputy Secretary in Public Employment and Water Affairs of the Interior Ministry has issued an ivitation for proposals for the launch of the Lampl Hugó Memorial Plaque 2019.

 

National Water Strategy Education 01/08/18

2018.08.27. 13:59

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According to Regulation No. 391/2007. (XII.13.) public servant employees at water management bodies are obliged to gain their knowledge in four years of educational cycles from the year of 2018.

Specialist training courses at the Faculty of Water Sciences - National University of Public Service

2018.08.28. 09:10

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Additional application is announced and opened for the following BSc studies: civil engineering, environmental engineering and water management engineering by the Faculty of Water Sciences - National University of Public Service for fulltime and part-time students with public service scholarship (not self-paying) form of finance.

International Danube Day was celebrated by the water management sector June 29, 2018

2018.08.27. 13:46

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The celebration on 29 June each year of International Danube Day is one of the most remarkable event of the water management sector, which was organized this year by the General Directorate of Water Management and the Lower Danube Valley Water Management Directorate (Alsó-Duna-völgyi Vízügyi Igazgatóság) in Érsekcsanád Recreational Park.

Hungarian Hydrological Society – General Meeting 2018

2018.08.27. 13:53

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The 36th General Meeting of the Hungarian Hydrological Society was organized 4-6 July 2018 in Gyula, the beautiful historic spa town. The prestigious annual event was worthy of its excellent reputation this year. In the 12 different professional sections, most of the experts and participants involved in water management have found the most exciting and useful presentations with key information.

About the Water Quality Improvement Programme in County Baranya 13/06/18

2018.06.13. 14:37

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A presentation combined with the management election was organized with the title "Water Quality Improvement Programme in County Baranya" by the Hungarian Hydrological Society’s Territorial Organization of Baranya County on June 12, 2018.

 

Meeting of the South-Transdanubian Regional Water Management Council 7th JUNE 2018

2018.06.11. 13:04

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The first annual meeting of the South-Transdanubian Regional Water Management Council was held 7th June 2018.

The meeting was chaired by Mr. István Tóth, the delegate of the Local Government of Kaposvár County Council, acting as vice-chairman of the 24-member Council ...

Exchange of flood's experiences with the Croatian delegation 23/05/18

2018.05.24. 12:55

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The Central-Tisza-Rural Water Directorate Management (KÖTIVIZIG) is hosting a 12-member croatian delegation for exchange of flood's experiences ...

 

Gábor Horváth our colleague received Pro Aqua medal 23/05/18

2018.05.24. 10:43

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Gábor Horváth head of the Hydrographic and Data Division Department on May 22, 2018 received the honorary title of Pro Aqua of the Hungarian Hydrological Society for his significant professional work in the Society.

 

Spring inland protection summary 18/05/18

2018.05.22. 09:52

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In the first half of 2018, in the area of ??the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate, on the Danube inland water protection section, twice the flood protection of the South Lake Balaton was required to order the 1st level of inland water protection.

National Student Competition 11/05/18

2018.05.11. 12:48

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The support and the promotion of labour supply in the water management sector is a crucial task for the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate thus it is a great pleasure to us that two students of the Dráva Valley High School and College became finalists at the National Student Competition.

Cancelling the Inland Water Protection Alert in Zamárdi 09/05/18

2018.05.10. 10:32

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First level inland water protection alert will be cancelled from 6:00 pm 9 May 2018 by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate at the inland protection section numbered 05.03 at Lake-Balaton South shore Balatonlelle, at the pumping station of Zamárdi-Tóközi.

Cleaning the area of Kőrisesberki steam 09/05/18

2018.05.11. 16:37

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The section of the Kőrisesberki stream between 0+000 - 5+424 km is located on the outskirts of the villages Bonnya, Kisbárapáti and Andocs. The watercourse was given operating license in 1975 as it was regulated in 1974 ...

Study tour along Fekete-víz 07/05/18

2018.05.14. 13:27

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Study tour was organized by the Baranya County Territorial Organization of Hungarian Hydrological Society in order to present the structures of the Fekete-víz from Vajszló to the estuary of Dráva.

Croatian-Hungarian data reconciliation on River Drava 24/04/18

2018.04.25. 08:34

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On 10 April, at the croatian city of Varasd was held the annual reconciliation session of hydrological experts from the Hungarian-Croatian Danube-Drava River Basin Subcommittee.

 

Earth Day Event in 2018

2018.04.25. 13:25

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The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate traditionally participated in the Earth Day Event on April 21 in Pécs at Tettye; and programmes were offered to the enthusiastic visitors who could get points for the sealing tour, and got an inside view to the secrets of the water management profession.

National Conference on Flood Protection, River and Pond Management 2018

2018.04.20. 10:57

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The National Conference on Flood Protection, River and Pond Management was held 17-19 April 2018. at Sikonda this year and was organized by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate (DDVIZIG) and the General Directorate of Water Management.

Inland Water Protection Alert is dissolved at the pumping station of Ordacsehi 13/04/018

2018.04.16. 10:47

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First level inland water protection alert was cancelled from 6:00 pm 13 April 2018 by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate at the inland protection section numbered 05.03 at Lake-Balaton South shore Balatonlelle, at the pumping station of Ordacsehi - Zardavár sub-catchment protection area.

Water Minipolis 13/04/18

2018.04.16. 10:44

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In conjunction with Viziterv Environ Kft, the General Directorate of Water Management will make children a real flood protection expert from 1 May 2018. In the new Minipolis city children will find different water games.

Emergency dike was built 13/04/18

2018.04.16. 10:37

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According to tradition, this year the National Disaster Protection’s Youth Contest was held in Pécs, in the area of Baranya County Disaster Management Directorate. The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate measured the skill of the ten participating teams on one of the ten racing stations.

Termination of flood protection in Szántód 12/04/18

2018.04.13. 12:54

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On the 05.03 South Lake Balaton of Balatonlelle inland protection section, at Szántód's pumping station, the 1st degree of inland water protection was terminated  on 12.04.2014. from 18:00.

Termination of flood protection in Balatonlelle 12/04/18

2018.04.12. 11:04

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On the 05.03 Balatonlellei inland water protection section at Balatonlelle, the 1st degree of inland water protection was terminated on 2018.04.11. from 18:00.

Inland Water Protection Alert is dissolved 06/04/18

2018.04.09. 14:05

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First level inland water protection alerts were cancelled from 6:00 pm 6 April 2018 by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate at the inland protection section numbered 05.03 at Lake-Balaton South shore Balatonlelle, at the pumping station of Balatonőszöd; besides at the inland protection section numbered 05.02 at the pumping stations of Vizslaki and Gerecháti.

First level of inland water protection in Szántód again 05/04/18

2018.04.10. 10:06

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The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate ordered the 1st level of inland water protection at the Szántód's pumping station on 05.03 of the inland water protection section of South Lake Balaton at the 6.00 am on 04/05/2018.

Elimination of I. degree of inland water protection in Szántód 29/03/18

2018.03.29. 14:10

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The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate has terminated the 1st degree of inland water protection, at  the pumping station of Szántód on the 05.03 inland water protection  section in south of Lake Balaton of Balatonlelle, on 27 March 2018 on from 6 o'clock pm.

The river that vitalizes and connects - the Danube 28/03/18

2018.03.29. 08:25

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The traveling exhibition owned by the Danube Museum in Esztergom opened its doors on March 28, 2018 in front of the visitors in the exhibition room of the Janus Pannonius Museum Natural Sciences Department in Pécs.

Water World Day Celebration - 2018. Szigetvár

2018.03.26. 14:05

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The annual celebration was held on the occasion of the World Water Day by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate and the Hungarian Hydrological Society’s Territorial Organizations of County Baranya and Somogy, which took place this year in Szigetvár at the Vigadó Assembly Hall.

Honours on the occasion of World Water Day 22/03/18

2018.03.23. 11:17

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Ministerial Ceremony was held on the occasion of World Water Day on March 22, 2018 in Budapest. On that occasion Gábor Molnár was honoured by a Ministerial Recognition as the member of the Finance Department and employee of South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate.

Extension of flood protection 20/03/18

2018.03.22. 10:10

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The Southern-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate ordered the 1st degree of inland water protection at pumping station of Balatonöszöd on Lake Balaton, inland water protection section numbered 05.03 Balatonlelle, on 2018.03.20. from 6:00 o'clock.

Lake Balaton - south coast 20/03/18

2018.03.20. 14:11

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Because of the rainfall that has fallen over the past period, the water level of the Lake Balaton has increased. In the case of persistent north and north-east winds, this level of water rises on the lower southern shore, while it shrinks on the north shore.

In the Babócsai Rinya, the flood wave is falling 20/03/18

2018.03.20. 14:07

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In Nagyatád, the falling flood of Babócsai Rinya caused minor flooding. The basic problem in the settlement was that the main recipient Babócsai Rinya was unable to accommodate the waters of the extracullicular trenches due to its high water level.

Inland Water Protection Alert at the South shore of Lake-Balaton 08/03/18

2018.03.09. 09:31

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First level inland water protection alert was ordered from 6:00 am 8 March 2018 by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate at the inland water protection section numbered 05.03 at Lake-Balaton South shore Balatonlelle; at the pumping station of Ordacsehi - Zardavár sub-catchment protection area, in addition to the pumping stations of Balatonlelle, Szántód, Zamárdi and at the sub-catchment area of Zamárdi-Tóközi.

Meeting of the Baranya County’s Territorial Organization of the Hungarian Hydrological Society 06/03/18

2018.03.07. 08:23

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On February 27, 2018, the Baranya County Territorial Organization of the Hungarian Hydrological Society convened a nomination meeting with a Nomination Committee. The introductory presentation was held by dr. Dénes Lóczy from the University of Pécs with the title "Dráva floodplain rehabilitation in the framework of the Ős-Dráva program".

Flood protection on the Danube inland water protection section 05/03/18

2018.03.05. 13:43

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The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate ordered the 1st degree of inland water protection at the 05.02 on the Danube (Kölked-Bédai) inland water protection section at the Vizslaki and Gerecháti pumping-stations on 05.03.2015 from 6.00 am.

Nation- wide Professional Study Competition 19/02/18

2018.02.20. 08:59

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The colleagues of the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate participated as a competition attorney at the 1st round of the National Professional Study Tour of the Water Workshops Group, on February 15, 2018.

Attorneys' Chamber Membership 31/01/18

2018.01.31. 14:23

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On 1 January 2018, the new Lawyers Act, Act LXXVIII of 2017 on Attorneys, entered into force. (hereinafter referred to as "the Act"), which has been subject to the legal activity of a counsel acting as a lawyer.

Cancelling the Inland Water Protection Alert at Balatonlelle 31/01/18

2018.01.31. 13:09

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First level inland water protection alert was cancelled from 6:00 am 31 January 2018 by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate at the inland protection section numbered 05.03 at Lake-Balaton South shore Balatonlelle, at the pumping station of Balatonlelle.

Cancelling the Inland Water Protection Alert 30/01/18

2018.01.31. 07:28

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First level inland water protection alert was cancelled from 6:00 am 30 January 2018 by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate at the inland protection section numbered 05.03 at Lake-Balaton South shore Balatonlelle, at the pumping station of Szántód.

The currently known technologies of terrain modeling 26/01/18

2018.01.29. 12:40

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On January 24, 2018, Ákos Halmai - a PhD student at PTE - held the presentation of the "Currently known technologies of terrain modeling" at the forthcoming Hydrological Society meeting at the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate.

Inland Water Protection Alert at Lake-Balaton South shore 22/01/18

2018.01.22. 15:18

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First level inland water protection alert was ordered from 8:00 am 22 January 2018 by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate at the inland protection section numbered 05.03 at Lake-Balaton South shore Balatonlelle, at the pumping station of Ordacsehi of Zardavár, at the pumping stations of Balatonlelle, Balatonőszöd, Szántód and at the catchment area of Zamárdi-Tóközi.

Danube Museum Call 03/01/18

2018.01.08. 08:22

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The countdown is about to start soon!

The permanent exhibition "Water - Time" of the Danube Museum in Esztergom has been visited since 2001; however  it will be closed by the end of March 2018, in order to be replaced by a modern 21st century spectacular art show. During the period of reconstruction the Látványtár exhibition of Danube Museum will be open and its museum pedagogical workshops and museum classes will go on...

 

The OSAP 2017 datasheets can be downloaded

2017.12.14. 11:44

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We would like to inform the honorable water users that from our website can download the Water Resources and Water Utilization Datasheets and Instructions for Completion of the National Statistical Data Reporting Program (in hungarian called OSAP) 2017

Faculty of Water Sciences National University of Public Service is supported by the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate as well 04/12/17

2017.12.11. 08:42

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The water sector, such as the South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate has given high priority to the cooperation with the Faculty of Water Sciences National University of Public Service.

MHT's meeting organization in Baranya county 30/11/17

2017.12.03. 12:34

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On November 30, 2017, the Baranya County Territorial Organization of the Hungarian Hydrological Society held a lecture session entitled "Construction of water reservoirs on the Baranya Canal Waterway - Magyarszéki Reservoir".

National Conference of Water Law, Kövestető 27/11/2017

2017.11.29. 08:44

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The South- Transdanubian Water Management Directorate hosted again the National Water Law Conference, which was held jointly with the General Directorate of  Water Management. This year, there were irregular - non-water-based - performers among the invited guests.

Country-wide Roadshow by the Water Management 27/11/17

2017.11.29. 08:26

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On November 24, 2017, a series of events promoting the water science profession organized by the General Directorate of Water Management (OVF) and the Faculty of Water Sciences of the National Civil Service Unit came to Barcs.

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

2017.11.30. 08:22

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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‘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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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

2015.08.13. 11:31

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.