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Miyun reservoir, located approximately 100 km northeast of the Beijing municipality, is one of the most important surface water supply sources for the 20 million people living in the metropolitan area. Change of land use and agricultural management during the last decades are the main reasons for the strong increase in sediment, nitrogen, ...
Published in Hai He - Ziya He

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VISIÓN : "Ser un centro de investigación de referencia a nivel regional, nacional e internacional en gestión sustentable y eficiente de recursos hídricos en zonas áridas". MISIÓN : "Generar y difundir conocimiento científico sobre los recursos hídricos en zonas áridas, a través de un equipo multidisciplinario de investigadores, vinculado a redes nacionales e internacionales".
Published in North Chili Coast
Friday, 22 November 2013 07:03

Minnesota River Basin : Data Center

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The Minnesota River Basin Data Center (mnriver.net) is housed at the Water Resources Center at Minnesota State University, Mankato. The mission of the Water Resources Center is to: gather, interpret, and distribute data of environmental significance to help citizens enhance the quality of regional lakes, rivers, wetlands, and groundwater.
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Este portal web es el punto de acceso público a la Infraestructura de Datos Espaciales (IDE) de la Confederación Hidrográfica del Miño-Sil (CHMS), mediante el que se pone a disposición de todos los ciudadanos la cartografía digital y la información geográfica referida al ámbito territorial de la Demarcación Hidrográfica del Miño-Sil para su acceso, visualización, consulta y descarga a través de la web.

An interesting website providing river information and data in real time. The information is updated 35 minutes past the hour, every 30 minutes, 24 hours per day. Data is provided from an extensive network of monitoring sites. Even though these sites measure river and rainfall information continually, the times at which data is downloaded from remote sites may range in period between once every 30 minutes to once every 12 hours.

Published in Clutha

ESCWA-BGR Cooperation, 2012. Inventory of Shared Water Resources in Western Asia (Online Version). Chapter 7: Orontes River Basin. Beirut.

Published in Asi-Orontes

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Flood forecasting & warning. Water resources assessment and drought monitoring. To develop flood forecasting and warning systems for major river basins. Monitor and assess droughts in major river basins. Provide advisory service on hydrological applications. Review, develop, update and disseminate hydrological procedures to end users.

Published in Pahang

Les données publiées proviennent des réseaux d'hydrométrie des services de l'Etat du bassin RM (DREAL, DDT), ainsi que de leurs partenaires (collectivités territoriales, gestionnaires d'ouvrages hydrauliques, concessionnaires...) Il s'agit de données "temps réel", ni critiquées, ni validées, susceptibles d'être modifiées, et n'ayant aucune valeur officielle.
Published in Rhone Main Stream

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Published in Shebelle
Wednesday, 07 November 2012 08:29

Great Salt Lake, Utah (USGS)

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The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has measured the elevation of Great Salt Lake since 1875 and conducted many studies on the hydrology, salinity, water quality, and ecology of the lake. Currently, the USGS operates lake elevation gages at Saltair Marina, Saline (north arm), and on the railroad causeway near Promontory Point.

Published in Salt Lake
Wednesday, 10 October 2012 00:27

Melbourne Water

Melbourne Water is owned by the Victorian Government.Day to day we manage Melbourne’s water supply catchments, treat and supply drinking and recycled water, remove and treat most of Melbourne’s sewage and manage waterways and major drainage systems in the Port Phillip and Westernport region.

Published in Melbourne - Yarra

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The Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers both have their source in the Himalayas where glacier melt water is an important source for the headwaters of the river. The whole drainage basin is just over 1.6 million km2 (0.6 million miles2). The Brahmaputra river originates in eastern Tibet where as the Ganges river’s source is in the West by the Tibet/India border and flows...
Wednesday, 19 September 2012 00:00

Watch - Water and Global Change - The Danube Basin

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Europe’s second longest river, the Danube, originates in the Black forest area of Germany. From here it flows eastwards through central Europe before emptying into the back sea at the Danube delta in Romania. The drainage basin is the most international in the world as it touches 19 counties.
Published in _Danube River Basin

Bay of Plenty Regional Council monitors rivers, lakes, tidal, rainfall, meteorological and air quality sites throughout the Bay of Plenty. The majority of these sites are telemetered i.e. the data from them is transmitted back to base via the radio or phone network.
Published in Rangitaiki
Saturday, 23 June 2012 07:06

The Yazoo river basin

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The Yazoo River Basin, Mississippi’s largest basin, drains an area of about 13,355 square miles. The basin covers all or parts of 30 counties and is about 200 miles in length and up to 100 miles in width in its northern half. Major streams include the Yazoo, Tallahatchie, Yalobusha, Coldwater, Bogue Phalia, Yocona, and Sunflower Rivers. Four major flood control reservoirs are also located in the basin - Arkabutla, Enid, Sardis, and Grenada. The outlet for the basin is the Mississippi River at the confluence of the Yazoo River north of Vicksburg.

Published in Yazoo

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The deepest river in the world, the Congo, has recorded depths in excess of 230m. Its source lies in the mountain highlands of the Easter Rift Valley. The river initially flows northwards before turning south westwards where it enters the Atlantic Ocean.
Published in _Congo Global

Objectivo : Servir a la comprensión de los espacios cordilleranos que contienen cuencas lacustres poniendo a disposición la mejor información comprensiva posible a fin de contribuir con las tareas técnicas y educativas que se llevan adelante dentro de la Bioregión Andino Norpatagónica

Published in South Chili Coast

Draining most of western Russian, the Volga is the largest river in Europe. From its source in the Valdai Hills north east of Moscow the river flows east and south east to the Caspian Sea.

Published in _Volga river basin
Wednesday, 28 December 2011 00:00

Discharge Measurements in Stream

Published in Hydrology
Wednesday, 28 December 2011 00:00

Measuring rainfall

Published in Hydrology
Friday, 18 November 2011 15:40

Streamflow monitoring

Minnesota DNR hydrologists are out on the rivers throughout the year monitoring river levels and flows. The information they collect is used for flood warning, flood protection and water quantity and water quality issues.


Published in Mississipi/Missouri

Réseau de mesures en continu des hauteurs d'eau et des débits. Il comporte près de 150 stations qui enregistrent les hauteurs d'eau au pas de temps horaire.

Plus de 98 pour-cent des stations sont télétransmises, soit par le réseau téléphonique traditionnel, soit par le réseau GSM, ce qui permet de disposer de la hauteur d'eau, et donc du débit, en temps réel

Published in Meuse-Maas

Good practice in river basin management includes strong strategy and methodology for sharing information and data. This is an outstanding Water Management Information link.

Published in _Missouri Global

The USRB is located in southwest China and stretches from the tropical south-east in Yunnan Province to the sub-frigid semi-arid northwest in Xizhang (Tibet) province. The Salween river is, along with the Yellow river, Yangkzhe, Mekong, Indus and Bramaputra, one of the great rivers which has its source on the Tibetan plateau.

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