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DRINI - BAHÇALLÄK
STATION IDENTIFICATION

Country: Albania Station Name: Bahçallek
Station Code or number: 0Dba07
Coordinates: 19° 30', 42° 02 Station altitude: 4 m
WMO station code:
Station type: other, class A (main) station of the National Hydrological Network of Albania
River Name: Drini
River outlet: Adriatic Sea
Major Basin: Drini
Catchment area: Adriatic Sea
Start of working (date): 1926
Station owner: Institute of Hydrometeorology


CHANNEL CHARACTERISTICS
Channel Geometry: width=110 m, depth=3-4 m
Character of cross section: stable, regular
Character of river bed: natural
Describe the hydraulic conditions within the measuring station: good conditions for discharge
measurements, relatively straight river sector, without waterfalls, small bed slope


HYDROLOGICAL REGIME: highly influenced by a cascade of three dams upstream, high floods


EQUIPMENTS AND PERSONNEL
Equipment installed and status: discharge measurements by boat
Gauging equipment and status: staff gauge and water level recorder
Observer or watchman: observer


VOLUME AND QUALITY OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE
Existing data: water level, discharge, rating curve
Highest water level observed: 573 (January 1963)
Lowest water level observed: 46 ( October 1985)
Data storage medium: partly computerized
Data dissemination medium: partly in diskete and partly hand filled
Status of the data base: monthly and in some cases even daily discharges occasionally updated

                                                                                      Filled by Agim SELENICA