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KALCHIK A MARIUPOL
STATION IDENTIFICATION

Country : Ukraine - River Name :Kalchik - Major Basin : Kalchik
Station Name : Mariupol (Secondary Station) - Station Code or number :83048
Coordinates : 47°07'00" N latitude - 37°35' Elongitude and 1,51 m above sea level
Catchment area : 1 250 sq km - Date Station Opened : 1933, recommence observations from 1961

CHANNEL CHARACTERISTICS
Channel Geometry : ___ m width and___ m depth
with stable / fair / unstable river bed cross-section, underlain by : ___
The river bed is natural / man made : natural, shaped, erodible, silty. Cleaning of the river was done in 1982
Describe the hydraulic conditions within the measuring station : ___

HYDROLOGICAL REGIME
Natural or influenced flow : influenced flow, by Old-Crimean Reservoir
with slow rise or flash floods : slow rise, up to 3 m
Annual max. and min. mean flow : 174 m3/s; 0,016 m3/s; 1,87 m3/s

EQUIPMENT AND PERSONNEL
Equipment installed and status : bench-marks, piles
Gauging equipment and status : in working condition
Observer or watchman : 1

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) : stable
Number of discharge measurements (dm) available : up to 30 per year
Highest water level observed : ___ - Date : ___
Highest water level at which dm taken : 48,8 - Date : 20.03.1985
Lowest water level observed : 17,2 - Date : 15-27.04.1983
Data storage medium (computerized or not) : not
Data dissemination medium (diskette or hand filled form) : hand filled form, in tabular form
Status of the database (which data, currently updated or not) : mean water level, water temperature, precipitation, ice phenomena, hydrochemical indices - updated

OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE (O & M)
Number of visits currently undertaken per year : daily
Ease of access : quite easy
Ease of flow measurement (describe) : water level is measured by current meter from roas-transport bridge
Technique(s) used for discharge measurement (wading, bridge, slope area, etc.) : from boat
Equipment used in discharge measurement : hydrometric current meter
Equipment used in stage measurement : the same
Operation and maintenance budget per annum for the station : ___

BENEFITS AND INTEREST
Current use of the data and who uses it (describe) : data is used by large-scale farms for irrigation planning and local authority for flooded area forecasting.
Estimated revenue from use of data (if charges are raised) per annum :
Expected future use and where will it be used (describe) : Eventual improvement of water quality monitoring and pollution control services, rational planning of industrial and community consumption under conditions of ecological pressure and limited water ressources.
Additional data needed (which ones) : indicated in questionnaire
Real time needed (for what purposes) : ___

SERVICE ORGANIZATION
Name : Mariupol Hydrometeorological Station
Organization : State Committee of Ukraine for Hydrometeorology
Address : 21, Ussuryiskaya str, Mariupol, Donetsk Region
Number of staff : 9, including group of observations for sea water pollution

Form filled by : Vasili Sitak
Title : Head of the State Observing System Department
Date : 14.06.95
Address : 6, Zolotovorotskaya str, 252601, MSP, 34, Kiev, Ukraine