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DNIEPER A
NOVA KAKHOVKA
STATION IDENTIFICATION

Country : Ukraine - River Name :Dnieper - Major Basin : Dnieper
Station Name : Nova Kakhovka - Station Code or number :80801
Coordinates : 46°47' N latitude - 33°22' Elongitude and 5,0 m above sea level
Catchment area : 482 000 sq km - Date Station Opened : 1 January 1956

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, slightly meandering, sandy, perennial
Describe the hydraulic conditions within the measuring station : ___

HYDROLOGICAL REGIME
Natural or influenced flow : influenced flow
with slow rise or flash floods : Kakhovskaya Hydroelectric Power station and sluice exert influence upon hydrological regime, wind-induced surges are observed.
Annual max. and min. mean flow : 9470 m3/s; 11,8 m3/s; 1370 m3/s

EQUIPMENT AND PERSONNEL
Equipment installed and status : in working condition
Gauging equipment and status : recording water-level gauge
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) : updated, base on natural testing
Number of discharge measurements (dm) available : ___
Highest water level observed : ___ - Date : ___
Highest water level at which dm taken : 90,3 - Date : 3-5.05.1970
Lowest water level observed : 35,8 - Date : 23.09.1975
Data storage medium (computerized or not) : not
Data dissemination medium (diskette or hand filled form) : in tabular form
Status of the database (which data, currently updated or not) : meteorological data, mean water level, ice phenomena, water temperature, updated

OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE (O & M)
Number of visits currently undertaken per year : daily
Ease of access : quite easy
Ease of flow measurement (describe) : ___
Technique(s) used for discharge measurement (wading, bridge, slope area, etc.) : ___
Equipment used in discharge measurement : ___
Equipment used in stage measurement : recording water-level gauge
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 Ministry of Power Engineering (monitoring of Dnieper Cascade Reservoirs regime), water consumption (Water Management Committee), flood forecasting (Hydromet).
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, provision of coordinated advice to industrial enterprises, rational planning of water consumption.
Additional data needed (which ones) : indicated in questionnaire
Real time needed (for what purposes) : ___

SERVICE ORGANIZATION
Name : Novaya Kakhovka Lake Station
Organization : State Committee of Ukraine for Hydrometeorology
Address : Veseloe, Borislavsky Distr, Kherson Region
Number of staff : 10 people, including group of observation for surface 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