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PRUT - RADAUTI
STATION IDENTIFICATION

Country : ROMANIA - River Name :PRUT - Major Basin : DANUBE
Station Name : RADAUTI - Station Code or number :13 01 10
Coordinates : 48¡14' N latitude - 26¡48' E longitude and 201 m above sea level
Catchment area : 9 076 sq km - Date Station Opened : 1960

CHANNEL CHARACTERISTICS
Channel Geometry : 88 m width and 12 m depth
with stable / fair / unstable river bed cross-section, underlain by : stable, 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 : slow rise
Annual max. and min. mean flow : 2415; 5.28; 75m3/s

EQUIPMENT AND PERSONNEL
Equipment installed and status : staff gauge, cable way - good enough
Gauging equipment and status : current meter, floating platform - good enough
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 : 600
Highest water level observed : 686 - Date : 17/08/1979
Highest water level at which dm taken : 580 - Date : 16/05/1984
Lowest water level observed : 90 - Date : 02/03/1963
Data storage medium (computerized or not) : discharge computerised
Data dissemination medium (diskette or hand filled form) : diskette
Status of the database (which data, currently updated or not) : daily discharge 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 or winter conditions
Technique(s) used for discharge measurement (wading, bridge, slope area, etc.) : wading
Equipment used in discharge measurement : current meter, floating platform
Equipment used in stage measurement : staff gaugee
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. - 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, quantitive and qualitive water monitoring and management
Additional data needed (which ones) : water quality, suspended sediment load, air and water temperature, precipitation, wind speed
Real time needed (for what purposes) : hydrological forecast, environment monitoring

SERVICE ORGANIZATION
Name : Prut River Hydrological Data Collecting Center
Organization : Prut River Basin Authority - Iasi
Address : Iasi, str. Vascauteanu 10, cod 6600
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