Med-Hycos - the Data

The Project

Activities

Data

Software Tools

 


The Mediterranean

History,People,Water

Climate and Weather

Mediterranean Sea

Fresh Water

 


Knowledge base

Search

Database Statistics

Countries Data

 


HOME


Contact


MARITZA A PARVOMAI
STATION IDENTIFICATION

Country : Bulgaria - River Name :Maritza - Major Basin : Aegean Sea
Station Name : Parvomai - Station Code or number :72850
Coordinates : 42°07' N latitude - 26°12' E longitude and 122,58 m above sea level
Catchment area : 12730 sq km - Date Station Opened : April 24, 1912

CHANNEL CHARACTERISTICS
Channel Geometry : 196 m width and 5 m depth
with unstable river bed
Cross section underlain by send
The river bed is manmade
Describe the hydraulic conditions within the measuring station : rectilinear river section with small longitudinal slope

HYDROLOGICAL REGIME

Influenced flow with flash floods
Multiple annual abs. max. and min. mean flow : 1050 cu m/s; 0,10 cu m/s


EQUIPMENT AND PERSONNEL

Equipment installed and status : small house to protect the devices, in operation conditions
Gauging equipment and status : water level gauge with continuous record
Observer or watchman : watchman


VOLUME AND QUALITY OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE
DAII : continuous measurement and availability since 1912
(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 : from 12 to 25 times per year
Highest water level observed :524 cm - Date :January 11, 1955
Highest water level at which dm taken : - Date :
Lowest water level observed :190 cm - Date :July 15, 1968
Data storage medium (computerized or not) : computerised
Data dissemination medium (diskette or hand filled form) : hand filled form
Status of the database (which data, currently updated or not) : water levels and discharges, currently updated

OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE (O & M)
Number of visits currently undertaken per year : 12
Ease of access : easy access
Ease of flow measurement (describe) : distant method for flow velocity measuring
Technique(s) used for discharge measurement (wading, bridge, slope area, etc.) : road bridge
Equipment used in discharge measurement : current meters
Equipment used in stage measurement : foot gauge and water level gauge with continuous record on paper
Operation and maintenance budget per annum for the station : 1150 $ per annum for the station (including 850 $ direct costs and 300 $ indirect costs

BENEFITS AND INTEREST

Current use of the data and who uses it (describe) : National Water Council, Ministry of Environment, National Electric Company, Design organizations, Water Supply and Irrigation companies, National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (for research and operational purposes)
Estimated revenue from use of data (if charges are raised) per annum : the eventual imputs are not possible to be estimated
Expected future use and where will it be used (describe) : in all aspects of water management, flood control and droughts prevention
Additional data needed (which ones) : evaporation factors measurements are essential, primary water quality parameters will be very usefull
Real time needed (for what purposes) : for real-time forecasting and flood protection


SERVICE ORGANIZATION
Name :The NIMH local branches, Dept of Hydrology, Dept of Instruments and Automatation
Organization :National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology
Address :66 Tzarigradsko Chaussee, 1784 Sofia, Bulgaria
Number of staff :850 fully employed staff members in the country

Form filled by :Dr Todorino Bojkova
Title :Head, Hydrological Division, Hydrological Department
Date : 14.07.95

DCP INSTALLATION






Name                                     : BULGARIA/HYCOS1
Meteosat Identification Code    : 1673E318
Channel Frequency                 : R08
Frequency                              : 402.1225 MHz
First Emission Time                : 01.15.00
Emission Interval                    : 3 h
________________________________

EQUIPMENT :

DCP PM46 V3.06 n° 96018
Meteosat Transmitter with GPS Receiver
YAGI Antenna
Memory Card 1 Mo n°124 et n° 123
Battery 12V / 26Ah
Solar Panel 12V / 20W
Temperature & Level Water Probe CCI n°5216
Air Temperature sensor PT100 with shelter n°3157
Raingauge 400 cm2 Précis Mécanique 3030 with heater
_________________________________

SITE :

Maritza à Plovdiv : 42°09 N      25°47E
N°OMM = 15634
Send in  August 97
First data in july 98