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BARADA A AL HAMEH
STATION IDENTIFICATION

Country :Syria - River Name :Barada - Major Basin :Barada and Awage
Station Name :Al Hameh - Station Code or number :4
Coordinates : ___ N latitude - ___ E longitude and 762.6 m above sea level
Catchment area : 562 sq km - Date Station Opened : 1931

CHANNEL CHARACTERISTICS
Channel Geometry : 13 m width and 4 m depth
with stable/fair/unstable river bed cross-section, underlain by : alluvium
The river bed is natural
Describe the hydraulic conditions within the measuring station : ___

HYDROLOGICAL REGIME
Natural flow
with slow rise
Annual max. and min. mean flow : 19.2; 3.64; 10.4m3/s

EQUIPMENT AND PERSONNEL
Equipment installed and status : Silet Company automatic recorder.
Gauging equipment and status :
Observer or watchman : observer

VOLUME AND QUALITY OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE
DAII : ___ (Discharge Available Information Index : number of monthes with complete discharge information / number of observed years / 12)
Rating curve status (currently updated or not) : ___
Number of discharge measurements (dm) available : twice monthly
Highest water level observed : 73.2 m3/s - Date : 22-3-1992
Highest water level at which dm taken : ___ - Date : ___
Lowest water level observed : 0.94 m3/s - Date : 30-9-1960
Data storage medium (computerized or not) : ___
Data dissemination medium : ___
Status of the database (which data, currently updated or not) : ___

OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE (O & M)
Number of visits currently undertaken per year : 24 times
Ease of access : ___
Ease of flow measurement (describe) : automatic water level recorder (easy)
Technique(s) used for discharge measurement (wading, bridge, slope area, etc.) : bridge
Equipment used in discharge measurement : OTT manual recorder.
Equipment used in stage measurement : ___
Operation and maintenance budget per annum for the station :

BENEFITS AND INTEREST
Current use of the data and who uses it (describe) : General Directorate of Barad and Awage Basin, and the scientific staff in the Ministry of Irrigation
Estimated revenue from use of data (if charges are raised) per annum : ___
Expected future use and where will it be used (describe) : All planned projects to be executed, all research and studies concerning water ressources in the Basin
Additional data needed (which ones) : other useful data, meteorological information
Real time needed (for what purposes) : all times

SERVICE ORGANIZATION
Name : Eng. Barakat Hadid
Organization : Ministry of Irrigation
Address : PO Box 4451 Damascus Syria
Number of staff : # 4500 persons

Form filled by : Dr M. Malakani
Title : Director of Water Research Centre
Date : 13/10/1994
Address : PO Box 4451 Damascus Syria