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PRESPA LAKE A STENJE
STATION IDENTIFICATION

Country :R. Macedonia - River Name :Prespa Lake - Major Basin :Agean Sea
Station Name :Stenje - Station Code or number :60712
Coordinates : 40°57'02" N latitude - 20°54'24" E longitude and 847,68 m above sea level
Catchment area : 1375 sq km - Date Station Opened : from 1935

CHANNEL CHARACTERISTICS
Channel Geometry : 13000 m width and 54 m depth
with stable / fair river bed cross-section, underlain by :
The river bed is natural
Describe the hydraulic conditions within the measuring station : ___

HYDROLOGICAL REGIME
natural flow with ___
Annual max. and min. mean flow : max 366, min -331 cm

EQUIPMENT AND PERSONNEL
Equipment installed and status : staff gauge
Gauging equipment and status : ___
Observer or watchman : watchman

VOLUME AND QUALITY OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE
DAII : 50 years x 12 monthes (Discharge Available Information Index : number of monthes with complete discharge information / number of observed years / 12)
Rating curve status (currently updated or not) : ___
Number of discharge measurements (dm) available : ___
Highest water level observed : 446 cm - Date : June 1963
Highest water level at which dm taken : 446 cm - Date : June 1963
Lowest water level observed : -364 cm - Date : December 1995
Data storage medium (computerized or not) : 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 : 6 to 8 per year
Ease of access : easy
Ease of flow measurement (describe) : ___
Technique(s) used for discharge measurement (wading, bridge, slope area, etc.) : boat
Equipment used in discharge measurement : echo-sounder, electric contact gauge
Equipment used in stage measurement : ___
Operation and maintenance budget per annum for the station : 2000 US$

BENEFITS AND INTEREST
Current use of the data and who uses it (describe) : - internal usage for the turism - sport, fishery - water sumppler and other users
Estimated revenue from use of data (if charges are raised) per annum : As a budget institution we do not make estimation
Expected future use and where will it be used (describe) : Interest for future use of data is raising continuously especialy in tourism, water samppler and sport
Additional data needed (which ones) : evaporation
Real time needed (for what purposes) : - 1 hour for measurements of water quality control

SERVICE ORGANIZATION
Name : Hidrological Department
Organization : Republic Hydromoeteorological Institute
Address : Skupi b.b 91 000 Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Number of staff : 37
Form filled by : Josif Milevski
Title : Hydrologist
Date : 03 IX 1996