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KÜÇÜK MENDERES - SELÇUK
STATION IDENTIFICATION

Country :Turkey - River Name :Küçük Menderes - Major Basin :Küçük Menderes
Station Name :Selçuk - Station Code or number :0601
Coordinates : 37°45' N latitude - 27°22' E longitude and 27°22' m above sea level
Catchment area : 3 255 sq km - Date Station Opened : June 8, 1952

CHANNEL CHARACTERISTICS
Channel Geometry : 30 m width and 0.60 m depth
The river bed is fair, natural
Hydraulic conditions within the measuring station : Sandy bed

HYDROLOGICAL REGIME
Influenced flow with slow rise floods
Annual flow : max : 693; min : 0; mean : 13 m³/s

EQUIPMENT AND PERSONNEL
Equipment installed and status : No
Gauging equipment and status : Staff gauge and automatic recorder
Observer or watchman : Observer

VOLUME AND QUALITY OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE
DAII : 456/38/12 (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 : 456
Highest water level observed : 6.5 m - Date : Jan. 11,1981
Highest water level at which dm taken : No information -
Lowest water level observed : 0.80 m - Date : Aug. 21,1977
Data storage medium (computerized or not) : Semi-computerized
Data dissemination medium : Diskette
Status of the database (which data, currently updated or not) : Currently updated

OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE (O & M)
Number of visits currently undertaken per year : 12 times
Ease of access : Easy, access by car
Ease of flow measurement (describe) : Currentmeter is used considering the USA Geological Survey's rules
Technique(s) used for discharge measurement (wading, bridge, slope area, etc.) : Using currentmeter on bridge
Equipment used in discharge measurement : Gurley type of currentmeters
Equipment used in stage measurement : Staffgauge and automatic recorder (limnigraph)
Operation and maintenance budget per annum for the station : 4000 $

BENEFITS AND INTEREST
Current use of the data and who uses it (describe) : Enginners dealing with planning and managing of the water resources, technicians and environmentalists
Expected future use and where will it be used (describe) : For water development projects and environmental needs
Additional data needed (which ones) : Sediment (suspended, raw-material, bed-load) and water quality
Real time needed (for what purposes) : Real-time data is needed especially for flood control

SERVICE ORGANIZATION
Organization : EIE (Electrical Power Resources Surveys and Development Administration)
Address : EIE - Eskisehir yolu - 9.km - Ankara - Turkey
Number of staff : About 1500
Form filled by : Hamza ÖZGÜLER
Date : 13/8/1997