Department of Quantity of Surface Water Košice


The main activities of the department:

  • performance of activities of Partial Monitoring System "Water" - subsystem Quantitative indicators of surface water in the river basins Hron, Ipeľ and Slaná,
  • establishment and operation of automatic monitoring stations conducted by the project POVAPSYS:
  • management of operation and measurement process in the surface waters monitoring network,
  • providing maintenance, construction and modernization of objects of observation and measurement devices
  • searching for sites and volunteer observers, including their training, methodological management and controlling of their activities,
  • metrological documentation and creating of a database of objects and measuring devices,
  • collection, validation, processing and evaluation of observed quantitative features of surface water and preparing of data for archiving in the archive and the electronical database,
  • cooperation in monitoring, discharge measurements and assessment of quantitative features of surface water on border rivers with professional institutions of neighboring countries,
  • providing of monitored data and information about surface water, expertise, expert opinions and studies
  • updating and verification of hydrological characteristics, design parameters for water planning, decision-making activities, protection and rational use of water as well as for other activities relating to the surface water resources;
  • solving of research and development tasks in the hydrology of surface waters in the frame of the constitutional, national and international projects.
  • operation of the warning monitoring station in Pinkovce on Uh River; collection, control, processing and evaluation of measured data, reparations of the monitoring and transmission equipment, regular servicing and calibration of measuring probes, verifying of the alert data, collaboration with SIŽP (Slovak Inspectorate of Environment) for oil accidents on Uh River.

Ing. Dorota Simonová

Head of Department


Department of Quantity of surface waters Košice
Regional branch SHMÚ
Ďumbierska 26, 041 17 Košice
Slovak Republic
Tel: + 421 55 796 17 40
Fax: + 421 55 678 85 38