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MONEASA - MONEASA
STATION IDENTIFICATION

Country : ROMANIA - River Name :MONEASA - Major Basin : CRISUL ALB
Station Name : MONEASA - Station Code or number :03 17 09 / ERBR 0045
Coordinates : 46°31' N latitude - 22°13' E longitude and 276 m above sea level
Catchment area : 49.4 sq km - Date Station Opened : 1975

CHANNEL CHARACTERISTICS
Channel Geometry : 11.5 m width and 3 m depth
with stable / fair / unstable river bed cross-section, underlain by : stable, rock, pebble
The river bed is natural / man made : natural
Describe the hydraulic conditions within the measuring station : laminar flow

HYDROLOGICAL REGIME
Natural or influenced flow : natural
with slow rise or flash floods : flash floods
Annual max. and min. mean flow : 50.2; 0.124; 0.943m3/s

EQUIPMENT AND PERSONNEL
Equipment installed and status : staff gauge, bridge, limnigraph, river slope gauge, rain gauge - good status, pluviograph (old)
Gauging equipment and status : current meter, micro current meter, good
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) : yearly updated
Number of discharge measurements (dm) available : 2500
Highest water level observed : 232 cm - Date : 11/03/1981
Highest water level at which dm taken : 205 cm - Date : 11/03/1981
Lowest water level observed : 14 cm - Date : 17/08/1993
Data storage medium (computerized or not) : discharge, level computerised
Data dissemination medium (diskette or hand filled form) : diskette
Status of the database (which data, currently updated or not) : yearly updated

OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE (O & M)
Number of visits currently undertaken per year : 12
Ease of access : easy
Ease of flow measurement (describe) : easy in low flow, difficult in flood
Technique(s) used for discharge measurement (wading, bridge, slope area, etc.) : wading, bridge
Equipment used in discharge measurement : current meter
Equipment used in stage measurement : staff gauge, limingraph
Operation and maintenance budget per annum for the station : 1500 $ US

BENEFITS AND INTEREST
Current use of the data and who uses it (describe) : Hydrological forecast, water management and planning, research, ERB (BVRE). - Users : National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology; Waters Authority; Project Agencies; Ministry of Environment
Estimated revenue from use of data (if charges are raised) per annum : ___
Expected future use and where will it be used (describe) : Hydrological forecast and warning, water monitoring and management, ERB
Additional data needed (which ones) : suspended sediment load
Real time needed (for what purposes) : hydrological forecast, environment monitoring

SERVICE ORGANIZATION
Name : Cris River Hydrological Data Collecting Center
Organization : Cris River Basin Authority - Oradea
Address : Oradea, str. Ion Bogdan 35, cod 3900
Number of staff : 8

Form filled by : Liliana FUGACIU
Title : Senior researcher
Date : June 09, 1995
Address : National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology - Sos. Bucuresti - Ploiesti 97, cod 71552 Bucharest Romania