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UZH A UZHHGOROD
STATION IDENTIFICATION

Country : Ukraine - River Name :Uzh - Major Basin : Danube
Station Name : Uzhhgorod - Station Code or number :44116
Coordinates : 48°37' N latitude - 22°18' Elongitude
and 112,4 m above sea level
Catchment area : 1 970 sq km - Date Station Opened : 1889, re-opened 1948

CHANNEL CHARACTERISTICS
Channel Geometry : 60 m width and4,3 m depth
with stable / fair / unstable river bed cross-section, underlain by : __
The river bed is natural / man made : natural, shaped, shingle-sandy
Describe the hydraulic conditions within the measuring station : ___

HYDROLOGICAL REGIME
Natural or influenced flow : influenced flow, by Uzhhgorod HEP
with slow rise or flash floods : up to 5 m
Annual max. and min. mean flow : 1680 m3/s; 0,5 m3/s; 30,1 m3/s

EQUIPMENT AND PERSONNEL
Equipment installed and status : gauge line pillar, water level staff, working condition
Gauging equipment and status : self-recording water level gauge "Valdai" type, remote water-discharge recording gauge GR-64
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) : currently updated, stable
Number of discharge measurements (dm) available : 20 per year
Highest water level observed : ___ - Date : ___
Highest water level at which dm taken : 35,0 - Date : 17 11 1992
Lowest water level observed : 16,8 - Date : 26 07 1977
Data storage medium (computerized or not) : not
Data dissemination medium (diskette or hand filled form) : hand filled form, in tabular form
Status of the database (which data, currently updated or not) : currently updated, is being created, daily mean water level, measured discharge, turbidity, discharge sediment, ice depth, ice phenomena

OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE (O & M)
Number of visits currently undertaken per year : daily, 36 control visits per year
Ease of access : quite easy
Ease of flow measurement (describe) : ___
Technique(s) used for discharge measurement (wading, bridge, slope area, etc.) : remote water-discharge recording gauge GR-64
Equipment used in discharge measurement : ___
Equipment used in stage measurement : current meter, piles

Operation and maintenance budget per annum for the station : ___


BENEFITS AND INTEREST
Current use of the data and who uses it (describe) : Water quality monitoring (Hydromet, Minecosafety), flood forecasting (Local Authority), data are transmitted to Hungary and Slovakia.
Estimated revenue from use of data (if charges are raised) per annum : ___
Expected future use and where will it be used (describe) : Upgrading of the flow forecasting and warning system (bring benefits to Ukrainian, Hungarian and Slovakian Hydrological Services), improvement of the water ressources management.
Additional data needed (which ones) : indicated in questionnaire
Real time needed (for what purposes) : Receiving of hydrological information for operational use

SERVICE ORGANIZATION
Name : Zakarpatsky Centre for Hydrometeorology
Organization : State Committee for Hydrometeorology
Address : 5, Koryatovicha str, 294000 Zakarpatskoi
Number of staff : Hydrology Department, 11 people

Form filled by : Vasili Sitak
Title : Head of the State Observing System Department
Date : 18.07.95
Address : 6, Zolotovorotskaya str, 252601, MSP, 34, Kiev, Ukraine