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IDRIJCA A HOTESCEK
STATION IDENTIFICATION

Country : Slovenia - River Name :Idrijca - Major Basin : Soca
Station Name : Hotescek - Station Code or number :8450
Coordinates : 46°07' N latitude - 13°47' E longitude and 160 m above sea level
Catchment area : 442 sq km - Date Station Opened : 1.1.1940


CHANNEL CHARACTERISTICS
Channel Geometry : 48 m width and 4,5 m depth
with stable / fair / unstable river bed cross-section, underlain by : unstable river bed
The river bed is natural / man made : natural
Describe the hydraulic conditions within the measuring station :

HYDROLOGICAL REGIME
Natural or influenced flow : natural with slow rise or flash floods : torrential
Annual max. and min. mean flow : 874; 3,4; 24,5m3/s

EQUIPMENT AND PERSONNEL
Equipment installed and status : wooden shelter
Gauging equipment and status : water level recorder - Delta
Observer or watchman : observer

VOLUME AND QUALITY OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE
DAII : 1 (Discharge Available Information Index : number of monthes with complete discharge information / number of observed years / 12)
Rating curve status (currently updated or not) : currently updated
Number of discharge measurements (dm) available : 262
Highest water level observed : 560 cm - Date : 28.1.1979
Highest water level at which dm taken : 320 cm - Date : 22.10.1993
Lowest water level observed : 46 cm - Date : 9.3.1949
Data storage medium (computerized or not) : computerized
Data dissemination medium (diskette or hand filled form) : diskette
Status of the database (which data, currently updated or not) : stage, discharge currently updated

OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE (O & M)
Number of visits currently undertaken per year : 6 - 7
Ease of access : easily accessed
Ease of flow measurement (describe) :
Technique(s) used for discharge measurement (wading, bridge, slope area, etc.) : wading, boat, cableway
Equipment used in discharge measurement : current meter
Equipment used in stage measurement : water level recorder
Operation and maintenance budget per annum for the station :

BENEFITS AND INTEREST
Current use of the data and who uses it (describe) : water management, organisations
Estimated revenue from use of data (if charges are raised) per annum :
Expected future use and where will it be used (describe) :
Additional data needed (which ones) : rainfall, sediment load
Real time needed (for what purposes) : rainfall - for forcasting

SERVICE ORGANIZATION
Name : DUSAN HRCEK, dir.
Organization : Hydrometeorological Institute
Address : Slovenia, Ljubljana, Vojkova 1b
Number of staff : 42

Form filled by : Lalic Bogdan
Title : dipl. ing.
Date : June 1995
Address : Hydrometeorological Institute